"A conservative is a man who thinks
                nothing new ought ever to be adopted
                for the first time."

                                                          - Frank A. Vanderlip

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June 18, 2016
East Coast Premiere of MONEY MAN

The Clear View School in Scarborough, New York as well as the Briarcliff Manor-Scarborough Historical Society, Beechwood at Scarborough, and The Jug Tavern of Sparta will host a screening of MONEY MAN in the historic theater built in 1915 by Frank Vanderlip. A reception will follow in the ballroom of Frank Vanderlip's elegant former home at Beechwood. The event will kick off with a parade of vintage autos from the 1930s.
November 13, 2015 Gala Premiere of MONEY MAN 

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A full theater of 425 viewers, including 150 who enjoyed a pre-screening VIP dinner, watched the 87 minute premiere of a documentary produced by Don Christy, Vicki Mack, and Duck Pond Productions.

The entire evening was a benefit for the Palos Verdes Historical Society. Many thanks go out to our "Frank's Favorite" sponsor Ron Rand at Morgan Stanley, Long Beach; our "Narcissa's Favorite" sponsor The Palos Verdes Heritage Museum; and our "President's Favorite" sponsors Maureen and Bruce Megowan, Jacky Glass, and Paula Moore.

Palos Verdes Historical Society Spring Picnic April 26, 2015
Board Vice President Vicki Mack helped welcome members and their guests to Frank Vanderlip's historic Duck Pond in the Portuguese Bend area of Palos Verdes for a potluck picnic and update on the Society's progress.

For information, see the Society's website - PalosVerdesHistoricalSociety.org, or use this site's Contact Us page.
April 30, 2014
Author Vicki Mack spoke at the Museum of American Finance in New York City, on April 30, 2014, about Frank Vanderlip and the founding of the Federal Reserve System. For detailed information, please visit the Museum's website, www.moaf.org. (Search under Frank Vanderlip.)

A video of the talk can be viewed on the website C-Span 3 American History TV at http://www.c-span.org/video/?319031-1/book-discussion-frank-vanderlip.
   September 12, 2014

Palos Verdes Rotary Club

Author Vicki Mack gave an overview with new photographs on Frank Vanderlip's life
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October 1, 2014

            PVE: The City That Almost Never Was

How Frank's Right-Hand Man, Harry Benedict,
                 Saved Palos Verdes at the Very Beginning

7:00 p.m., Malaga Cove Library, 2400 Via Campesina
October 22, 2014

           The Full Story of a Famous PVE Shipwreck

7:00 p.m., Malaga Cove Library, 2400 Via Campesina