July 2011

Big Green

Wed, Sep 28 2011 - 12:00pm

Big Green

Michael Brune, Executive Director, Sierra Club
Felicia Marcus, Western Director, Natural Resources Defense Council
Karen Topakian, Board Chair, Greenpeace USA

With the Environmental Protection Agency under attack on Capitol Hill and national climate legislation rotting in the compost pile, it is a challenging time for environmentalists. Some organizations have shifted their sights away from Washington, D.C., to states and cities, where they see better prospects, albeit on a smaller scale. Read more »

Ambassador Nabil Fahmy

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This Program features a speech and Q&A session with Egypt's Ambassador to The United States, Ambassador Nabil Fahmy.

This program was recorded live on February 21, 2006

Frank Lindh

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This program features a speech & Q&A with Frank Lindh, father of John Lindh. John Lindh is also known as "The American Taliban". Mr. Lindh's speech is called "American Taliban Case"

This program was recorded live on January 19, 2006

Robert Reich

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This program features a speech and Q&A session with Robert Reich.
Robert Reich is a former U.S. Secretary of Labor and author of "The Work of Nations"

This speech is The Club's annual Walter E. Hoadley Economic Forecast.

This program was recorded live on January 13, 2006

George Shultz (3/9/2006)

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This program features a speech and Q&A session with George Shultz.

George Shultz was U.S. Secretary of State under President Reagan and will give his views on the Iraq war, War on Terrorism and Foreign Policy post 9/11.

This program was recorded live on March 9th, 2006 in San Francisco.

Gary Hart

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This program features a speech and Q&A session with Gary Hart. Gary Hart is a former Senator (D-CO) and currently is a National Security Consultant and author. His speech is entitled "New Age of National Security"

This program was recorded live on February 23, 2006

Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt

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This program features a speech and Q&A with Secretary Mike Leavitt. Mike Leavitt is Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and his speech is titled "The Future Of The U.S. Healthcare System"

This program was recorded live on March 14, 2006

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff (3/17/2006)

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This program features a speech and Q&A session with Michael Chertoff. Michael Chertoff is the Secretary of The Department of Homeland Security and his speech is titled: "Strengthening Preparedness And Partnerships In Homeland Security".

This program was recorded live on March 17, 2006 by The Commonwealth Club of California.

Sister Helen Prejean (2/23/2006)

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This program features a speech and Q&A session with Sister Helen Prejean. Sister Prejean is a proponent of abolishing the death penalty and is author of Dead Man Walking

This program was recorded live on February 23, 2006 by The Commonwealth Club of California.

Elizabeth Kolbert (5/8/2006)

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New Yorker climate journalist Elizabeth Kolbert offers her take on whether increasingly fierce huricanes, changing animal migration patterns, and disapperaing glaciers signal that we're headed for global melt down.
The former New York Times reporter has made it her mission to educate the public about the very real threat of Earth's rising temperature, and what can be done, if anything, to save the planet and bring the thermometer back down a notch or two.

Her new book is titled "Field Notes From a Catastrophe"
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