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Your speaker, Bill George Bill George is an enthusiastic authority on the history, culture and cuisine of California and the West. He lives and works in the Mother Lode in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, a region of the world that amazes you with natural beauty. Combine that with […]


Interview with Sac Town Magazine

Q & A Rail Historian Bill George Local historian Bill George takes us on an express train to 19th century Sacramento via his new documentary about the Transcontinental Railroad. He talks to Sactown about our city’s pivotal role in helping Americans realized the California dream. So for those of us […]


Nimbus Films presents: Sacramento and the Transcontinental Railroad

A special film marking the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. The amazing story of how Sacramento astonished the world and created the world’s greatest railroad. Join historian and filmmaker Bill George as he follows in the footsteps of the great people who defied the odds and […]


The Author, On ‘Grapes Of Wrath’

This is one of my favorite essays on writing. I though I would share it on my blog, it’s great advice for all writers! In 1953, as a student at Columbia, I wrote a paper on the ”Grapes of Wrath” for a literature course. Although I knew John Steinbeck only […]


Pacific Traveler’s Beijing Visit Leads to New Insights on California History

Our commitment to California history recently paid a huge dividend, Pacific Traveler Bill George visited Beijing in November, 2016,  at the invitation of China Central Television. Pacific Traveler Bill George at China Central Television in Beijing He discussed his career in filmmaking and his historical documentary films.  Of special interest […]