July 2011

Imad Moustapha, Syrian Ambassador to the United States (11/7/2007)

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SPEAKER: Imad Moustapha, Syrian Ambassador to the United States



TITLE: THE U.S., SYRIA AND THE NEW OLD MIDDLE EAST: CONFRONTATION OR COOPERATION?
 

Syrian Ambassador to the U.S. Imad Moustapha will offer his insight into what it will take to achieve peace in the Middle East, with Syria being a key player in Middle Eastern politics. He will also explain how Syria’s strong diplomatic ties to the United States are critical in efforts to rebuild Iraq and improve the region's relationship with the West. Read more »

Anthony Bourdain, chef, author, TV host of “No Reservations”

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SPEAKER: ANTHONY BOURDAIN, chef, author, TV host of “No Reservations”

TITLE: NO RESERVATIONS: AN EVENING WITH ANTHONY BOURDAIN

Tom Campbell, Dean of the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley and Former Congressman (R-CA)

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Tom Campbell, Dean of the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley and Former Congressman (R-CA)

Deborah Rodriguez, Director, Kabul Beauty School; Author, Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil

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Deborah Rodriguez, Director, Kabul Beauty School; Author, Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil

Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State; Chair and Principal, Albright Capital Management; Author, Memo to the President Elect (1/24/2008)

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Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State; Chair and Principal, Albright Capital Management; Author, Memo to the President Elect




Memo to the President Elect

Madeleine Albright, the first woman to serve as U.S. Secretary of State, will discuss the necessary steps our next president should take in order to rebuild our standing in the world and ensure a strong and secure future for our nation. Read more »

Ben Stein: How Not to Ruin Your Life (1/24/2008)

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Ben Stein, Attorney, Professor, Author, Actor Read more »

Dr. Steven West, Phd Near East Cultures and Languages , Fullbright Scholar to Turkey, BA in Gov't (1/10/2008)

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Dr. Steven West,
Phd Near East Cultures and Languages , Fullbright Scholar to Turkey, BA in Gov't


Islam: Towards A New Understanding

Despite 9/11, Dr. West proposes that the fundamental struggle is between
factions within Islam, and not with America. And, for the sake of world
safety, it is urgent that the 3 great Semitic religions reach
understanding and inclusiveness.
 

This program was recorded live on January 10, 2008

Panel Discussion: Reflections on Ken Burns' "The War" (1/10/2008)

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PANEL:

LYNN NOVICK, Co-Director, The War

SASCHA WEINZHEIMER, Sacramento Witness

DAVID KENNEDY, Professor of History, Stanford University

BURNETT MILLER, Sacramento Witness; Participant; World War II Veteran



REFLECTIONS ON KEN BURNS’ “THE WAR” Read more »

Muhammad Yunus, Economist, Founder of Grameen Bank, Winner of 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, Author, Creating a World Without Poverty

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Muhammad Yunus, Economist, Founder of Grameen Bank, Winner of 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, Author, Creating a World Without Poverty