Thu, May 26, 2011 -- 10:30 AM
The Magna Carta Comes to San FranciscoDownload audio (MP3)
One of the original copies of the Magna Carta, dating from 1217, is now on display at San Francisco's Legion of Honor. We'll talk about the significance of the Great Charter, which is considered one of the founding documents of modern democracy and law.
Host: Dave Iverson
- Richard Ovenden, associate director and keeper of special collections at the Bodleian Library at Oxford University, which loaned the Magna Carta to the Legion for the exhibit
- About the Magna Carta and the exhibit : at FAMSF.org