Zippy Larson, an animated speaker and downtown tour guide, discussed the Baltimore years of Wallis Warfield Simpson, the American divorcee who chose to marry King Edward VIII of Great Britain, leading him to abdicate the throne.
She was the second speaker to appear during the Friends of the Perry Hall Library's first-ever speaker series. See a video from the first presentation, which featured a real-life crime scene investigator, here.
On Sept. 20, Rafael Alvarez, former Baltimore Sun reporter and writer of "The Wire," is expected to speak in celebration of the Perry Hall Reading Group’s 10th anniversary.
What do you think about the series? What are some of your favorite local cultural events? Tell us in the comments.