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Born in San Francisco, California, USA

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Lewis Lapham was born on January 8, 1935 in San Francisco, California, USA. He is a writer, known for The American Ruling Class (2005), Bounce: How the Ball Taught the World to Play (2015) and Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself (2012).

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Editor of Harper's magazine, 1976-1980 & 1984-2006.
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".

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