Washington in '77

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A bid to host the 1977 Worldcon at the Sheraton Park Hotel in Washington, DC. It would have been called Discon III if it had won.

The competition was 7 in 77 (which won and went on to run SunCon), Philadelphia in 1977, Montreal in '77 and New York in '77. See 1977 Worldcon Site Selection for details.

The bid committee was chaired by Peggy Rae Pavlat and included Alan Huff, Bill Evans, Susan Applegate, Bill Hixon, Ron Bounds, Bob Madle, Bob Pavlat, Barry Newton, Don Pauley, David Bischoff, Joe Haldeman, and Dick Eney.


1977 Site Selection Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 1977

Also involved: - 7 for '77 - Increase in Convention Sizes in the 70s - Peggy Rae Sapienza - Washington-in-77 - Worldcons by Area

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