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April lecture features Nicholas Clapp

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Nicholas Clapp will be Douglas County Historical Society’s lecture speaker 7 p.m. April 11 at the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center.

Documentary filmmaker and author Nicholas Clapp has studied and filmed the deserts of the world. He has a master’s degree in cinema from the University of Southern California. Over the years, he has worked for David L. Wolper, the Walt Disney Co., Columbia Pictures, all three networks and PBS. He will be speaking about the Mojave Desert and the towns of Tonopah and Goldfield. His book “Gold and Silver in the Mojave: Images of the Last Frontier” will be available.

Admission is $3 for nonmembers and free to members.

The museum is located at 1477 Highway 395 in Gardnerville.

For more information, call 782-2555.