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Lewis Lapham

Lewis Lapham was born on January 8, 1935 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is a writer, known for The American Ruling Class (2005), Live from the NYPL: A Tribute to George Carlin (2010) and The Trials of Henry Kissinger (2002). See full bio »
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 2005 The American Ruling Class (written by)
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 2014 A Crime to Remember (TV Series)
- Candyland (2014) ... Himself
 2012 Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself (Documentary)
 2008-2009 The Hour (TV Series)
- Episode dated 27 October 2009 (2009) ... Himself
- Episode dated 5 June 2008 (2008) ... Himself
 2009 Planet U.N. (Documentary)
 2008 Media City (TV Series)
- Making History for Television (2008) ... Himself
 2005 The American Ruling Class
Himself - Introduced by
 2003 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
- Episode dated 29 September 2003 (2003) ... Himself
 2003 The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (TV Series)
- Lewis Lapham (2003) ... Himself
 2002 The Trials of Henry Kissinger (Documentary)
Himself (Editor, Harper's Magazine)
 1998 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
- Steve Buscemi/Third Eye Blind (1998) ... Himself (uncredited)

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Lewis Lapham is the only journalist who was present during the Beatles trip to Rishikesh, India in February 1968. The reason for the trip was to attend a training session in transcendental meditation at the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Lapham representing his employer, The Saturday Evening Post attended the event as a paid guest. Lewis wrote of his experience in the book "With the Beatles". See more »

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