July 2011

Dee Dee Myers, Former Press Secretary; Author, Why Women Should Run the World

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Why Women Should Run the World



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Joseph Stiglitz & Linda Bilmes-Authors of "The Three Trillion Dollar War"

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JOSEPH STIGLITZ & LINDA BILMES


Globalization and The Three Trillion Dollar War


Joseph Stiglitz, Professor/Global Thought Committee Chair, Columbia University; Author, Making Globalization Work

Linda Bilmes, Finance Professor, Harvard's Kennedy School of Government; Author, Making Globalization Work


Frank Wu, Co-chair, Chinese American Attitudes Survey; Dean, Wayne State University Law School

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Frank Wu, Co-chair, Chinese American Attitudes Survey; Dean, Wayne State University Law School


The Committee of 100 seeks to strengthen the ties between the U.S. and China. Its survey project tracks the shift in attitudes among Americans toward China. This year’s survey is unprecedented – a large-scale parallel polling of both Americans and Chinese about their opinions toward each other. Wu will explore the results and discuss the evolving relationship between these two world powers.

Alphonso Jackson, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (3/4/2008)

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ALPHONSO JACKSON, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development




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Shelley Lapkoff, Ph.D., Demographer

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The Surprising History of the Pledge of Allegiance


Shelley Lapkoff, Ph.D., Demographer


We memorize it at an early age and repeat it at public gatherings, but few know the real story behind the Pledge of Allegiance. In this national election year, when words and phrases like “patriotism” and “under God” invoke heated discussion, Lapkoff provides an intriguing and insightful glimpse of our broader social, economic and political history through the lens of this enshrined collective oath.
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Panel: Climate Change After Bali

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Climate Change After Bali

Ambassador Reno L. Harnish III, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
Diana Farrell, Director, McKinsey Global Institute
Ken Caldeira, Scientist, Carnegie Institution Department of Global Ecology
Greg Dalton, Commonwealth Club Vice President, Director of The Club's Climate 1 Initiative, Moderator
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Thomas Fingar, Deputy Director, National Intelligence (Analysis), Chairman, National Intelligence Council

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Thomas Fingar, Deputy Director, National Intelligence (Analysis), Chairman, National Intelligence Council

The debate over how to deal with Iran received a jolt late last year when the U.S. government’s intelligence report concluded that Iran ended its nuclear weapons program four years ago. Don’t miss this chance to hear from the intelligence expert who is the principal author of the report that “rewrote the book” on Iran.

This program was recorded live on February 14, 2008

Frances Beinecke, President, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

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Frances Beinecke, President, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)


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Richard Price-Author of Lush Life and the novels Clockers and Freedomland and a writer of the hit TV show "The Wire"

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Richard Price


Author, Lush Life


The author of the blockbuster novels Clockers and Freedomland and a writer of the hit TV show "The Wire," Price now brings us another amazing tale set in New York, taking a closer look at the gentrification of that city. In addition to his many novels, Price has written critically acclaimed screenplays, such as “The Color of Money,” and is the recipient of a 2007 Edgar Award

This program was recorded in front of a live audience on March 27, 2008

George Shultz & William Perry-Former Secretaries of State & Defense

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GEORGE SHULTZ & WILLIAM PERRY


George Shultz, Former U.S. Secretary of State; Distinguished Fellow, Hoover Institution

William Perry, Former U.S. Secretary of Defense; Senior Fellow, The Hoover Institution

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