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Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures “Made Local” – Ken Gormley

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Headshot of Ken Gormley next to cover of his book, The Heiress of Pittsburgh on the right.

REGISTER HERE (In-Person Seating) or HERE (Livestream)

Thirty years in the making, The Heiress of Pittsburgh is a love story about people, places, and simple virtues that flourished in the working-class towns of past generations. Pittsburgh takes center stage in this sweeping legal drama where well-known landmarks – from Kennywood Park, Carrie Furnace, and Union Switch and Signal in the Monongahela Valley; to the Cathedral of Learning and the Carnegie Music Hall in Oakland; to the Roselia Home in the Hill District; to Orphans Court in the Frick Building in downtown Pittsburgh – fill page after page.

Ken Gormley is the president of Duquesne University and the New York Times Bestselling author of The Death of American Virtue: Clinton vs. Starr (Crown 2010), which was named one of the top nonfiction books of the year by The New York Times and The Washington Post.

This is a Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures event presented in partnership with Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

This is a free event. Registration includes a link to the livestream. Registration may also be completed by email at or by phone at 412.522.8866.

At this time, all in-person attendees must be fully vaccinated or present a recent negative COVID-19 test. Masks must be worn by everyone for the duration of their visit. You will need to bring proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test, photo ID, and mask. Find detailed entry requirements at 


CLP – Main (Oakland) Lecture Hall
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States


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