July 2011

Katie Couric, Anchor, "CBS Evening News", Former Co-Host, "Today" (7/17/2006)

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Katie Couric, the woman to become the network's first solo female anchor, following in the footsteps of Dan Rather and the legendary Walter Cronkite, will raise awareness about the need for cancer screening and prevention. Since losing her husband to colon cancer in 1988, Couric has become an activist and prominent spokesperson on the subject, sharing how education and community outreach can save lives. After Couric's on-air colonoscopy in March 2000, hundreds were inspired to get screened for the disease.
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Anthony Bourdain, TV host, chef, author of Kitchen Confidential (6/16/2006)

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Anthony Bourdain, TV host, chef, author of Kitchen Confidential

World traveler, chef and best-selling author Anthony Bourdain will talk about his travels and discuss his penchant for underused, inexpensive cuts of meat as outlined in his Les Halles Cookbook. In a quote from the book, Bourdain says, "Any schmo can grill a fancy steak, it takes a cook to transform a humble pig's foot into something people clamor for."
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Alberto Gonzales, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice (7/21/2006)

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“Securing Our Borders: Immigration Reform in a Post 9/11 World” Read more »

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (7/19/2006)

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In the midst of blazing his re-election campaign trail, Governor Schwarzenegger will discuss his trade mission to China last November. He will also explain how California can invigorate its economy by focusing its attention on economic exchange and cooperation with the Pacific Rim nations. If the governor's plan for investment and economic activity with Asia strikes a chord with Californians, it could become a vital plank of his economic platform.

This program was recorded live on July 19, 2006.

Balco Panel: Lance Williams & Mark Fainaru-Wada (7/6/2006)

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Mark Fainaru-Wada and Lance Williams, long-time investigative reporters for the San Francisco Chronicle, will tell us how they uncovered the Barry Bonds/BALCO steroid scandal that recently shook America’s sports world to its core. For decades skeptics suggested that some of our most successful sports superstars were, in fact, using illegal performance enhancing drugs to maintain their competitive edge. Then, on December 3, 2004, Fainaru-Wada and Williams reported on grand jury testimony that baseball stars Jason Giambi and Barry Bonds had tested positive for steroids. Read more »

Immigration Town Hall

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IMMIGRATION REFORM, a Town Hall Panel Discussion

PATTY DIAZ, Executive Director Services, Immigrant Rights and Education Network (SIREN)
BILL ONG HING, Professor of Law and Asian American Studies, UC Davis
YEH LING-LING, Executive Director, Diversity Alliance for a Sustainable America
HANS JOHSNON, Research Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California-MODERATOR
RICHARD KIY, President, International Community Foundation
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Rogue States and WMD-Panel Discussion

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Featuring Panelists:
AMY SANDS, Provost and Academic Vice President, Monterey Institute for International Studies
PHILIP YUN, Former Senior Policy Adviser on North Korea to Defense Secretary William Perry Read more »

Katrina, Big Government and a New Strategy for Future Crises (9/18/2006)

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Marvin Olasky, Professor, University of Texas, Austin; Editor, World Magazine; Author, The Politics of Disaster Read more »

Vali Nasr, Author, Iran Expert

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Vali Nasr, a leading specialist on Political Islam, Middle Eastern and Iranian Affairs, will deliver a talk about the current Iranian nuclear crisis, the threat it poses to the international community, and issues concerning establishing democracy in the Middle East.

The Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York has written books about Islam and the Middle East, including Democracy in Iran, The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam will Shape the Future, and The Islamic Leviathan: Islam and the Making of State Power.

Sanford Weill, Former Chair, Citigroup; Board Chair, Carnegie Hall; Author, The Real Deal (11/6/2006)

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Sanford Weill, Former Chairman, Citigroup

One of the business world's consummate dealmakers, billionaire Sanford Weill, looks back on corporate coups, dizzying crashes and stunning comebacks. The self-proclaimed "kid from Brooklyn" built two leading financial services companies and pursued a string of daring acquisitions that led to the creation of securities giant Shearson Loeb Rhoads. He is also responsible for resuscitating the Commercial Credit Company which he molded into Citigroup, the world's largest financial institution. Read more »