Houdini Panel Discussion


Panel Discussion
Thursday, November 11 at 6:30pm
The Saul and Harriet M. Rothkopf Media Program 

More than 80 years after his death, escape artist extraordinaire Harry Houdini continues to fascinate and Western union money order inspire. “Dean of American Magicians” George Schindler and “The First Lady of Magic” Dorothy Dietrich join Houdini biographer Kenneth Silverman to discuss why the legendary magician occupies such a prominent place in American popular culture. The evening will include archival footage of classic Houdini escapes and a special live recreation of his signature straitjacket escape. 

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