Personally Speaking – Mar07 – Part 6





The precursor to the Desert Magic Seminar’s were the Mid American Conclaves in Wichita , Kansas . It was hard to believe that some of the greatest minds in magic made pilgrimages to a small metropolitan area known more for the manufacture of aircraft than magic.

Obie O’Brien & Joe Stevens

WMS – Front Cover with Joe & Martha

WMS – Page Two

Yet the likes of Dai Vernon, Faucett Ross, Kuda Bux, Tony Slydini, Flip, Fred Kaps and even David Copperfield – among many others took part in these early conclaves.