Tuesday Talk: Behind the Curtain of the Cleveland Park Listserv
Tuesday, May 10 at 7:00 pm Register Here
Peggy Robin, Cleveland Park Listserv Moderator Peggy Robin is the moderator of the Cleveland Park Listserv, the largest online neighborhood forum in the US, now in its 23rd year with more than 12,400 members. She co-founded it and co-publishes it with her husband Bill Adler. Peggy will discuss the origins of the listserv, how it’s grown and changed over the years, and how to make the best use of its features. She also will reveal some of the stranger things that have happened, including a real-life as well as cyber-stalker, multiple adventures with hackers and shills, and the true story of the Cuban exiles and their attempt to bombard the Listserv with “Free Elian Gonzales” messages. Peggy will be in conversation with John Barlow Weiner, President of the Cleveland Park Citizens Association. Barr grew up in New York City and received his BA from Princeton and his JD from Columbia University School of Law. He has lived in Cleveland Park for the past nine years. He is Assistant Director for Policy in the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Combination Products.