As part of the law firm of Ferguson Case Orr Paterson's new Engage and Enlighten series, I'll present the story of Eve of a Hundred Midnights and discuss share the research, interviews and travel through China and the Philippines to piece together Mel’s journey, his marriage to the former Annalee Whitmore, and uncover the full drama, adventure and romance of these two daring journalists caught in the upheaval of wartime Asia.
A slide presentation including many of Mel’s personal photos and letters accompanies the discussion. There will be books for sale from Camarillo’s own Mrs. Fig’s Bookworm. Refreshments will be served.
The event takes place at Ferguson Case Orr Paterson's Ventura office at 1050 South Kimball Road, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission is free but an RSVP is required. Please call (805) 659-6800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.