September 2012

Week to Week: Silicon Valley

Thu, Oct 4 2012 - 6:30pm

Week to Week: The News Commentary Program

Terry Christensen, Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University; Member, Commonwealth Club Silicon Valley Advisory Council
Barbara Marshman, Editorial Pages Editor, San Jose Mercury News
Kirk O. Hanson, John Courtney Murray SJ University Prof and Exec Director, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
John Zipperer, Vice President of Media and Editorial, The Commonwealth Club — Host Read more »

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Hedrick Smith: "Who Stole The American Dream?"

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Tue, Sep 18 2012 - 6:00pm

Hedrick Smith: Who Stole the American Dream?

Hedrick Smith, Former Reporter, The New York Times; Producer, PBS; Author, Who Stole the American Dream?

Robert Rosenthal, Executive Director, California Watch, Center For Investigative Reporting - Moderator

Is the American Dream becoming a lost ideal of the past? Pulitzer Prize- and Emmy-winning journalist Smith suggests that it is as a result of four decades of erosion induced by corporate and political decisions. Read more »