Fullerton College: A Pictorial History

Fullerton College continued to offer its Artists-Lecture Series during the 1970s. The 1974-75 series featured actress Joan Fontaine, a three-time Academy Award nominee for Best Actress, and an Oscar winner for her 1941 performance in Alfred Hitchcock’s Suspicion. Fontaine also gave memorable performances in such films as Rebecca (1940), Gunga Din (1939), and The Women (1939). Other notable figures who made appearances as part of the Artists-Lecture Series during the 1970s included author Ray Bradbury, paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey, psychiatrist Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, photographer Ansel Adams, political journalist Norman Cousins, semanticist Dr. S. I. Hayakawa, comedienne Dick Gregory, actor James Whitmore, historian Arthur Schlessinger, political satirist Mort Sahl, and consumer advocate Ralph Nader. Author Joseph Heller also appeared as part of a College Hour program.
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