October 2013

The Democratic Surround and the Forgotten History of Multimedia

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Mon, Dec 9 2013 - 6:00pm

Fred Turner, Associate Professor of Communication and Director of the Program in Science, Technology and Society, Stanford University; Author, The Democratic Surround: Multimedia and American Liberalism from World War II to the Psychedelic Sixties Read more »

Righteous Heroes of the Holocaust

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Wed, Jan 8 2014 - 6:00pm

Marty Brounstein, Author, Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust Read more »

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Through Educational Opportunity

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Mon, Jan 27 2014 - 12:00pm

Lynne Martin, Executive Director, Students Rising Above in San Francisco Read more »

Town Hall: The Crisis in Washington, D.C.

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Wed, Oct 16 2013 - 6:00pm

Alan Auerbach, Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law, UC Berkeley
Tammy Frisby, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Lecturer, Stanford University’s Department of Political Science
Melissa Griffin, Political Reporter, KPIX-TV - Moderator Read more »

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The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature

The Bohemians: Mark Twain & San Francisco Writers
Wed, Apr 2 2014 - 6:00pm

Ben Tarnoff, Author, The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature Read more »

LGBT Rights in Israel: 25 Years of Progress and Challenges

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Fri, Apr 25 2014 - 12:00pm

Arthur Slepian, Executive Director and Founder, A Wider Bridge

Donny Inbar, Ph.D., Associate Director of Arts and Culture, Jewish Community Federation's Israel Center - Moderator Read more »

Getting buy-in for an education revolution

Oct 8, 2013 @ 2:46 PM by mbaig with [0] comments

There’s much to be said about the education system, not just in the United States but also across the world. When Sir Ken Robinson spoke at The Commonwealth Club he talked about the education system being styled like an industrial era assembly line, one that stunts creativity and forces students to fit a schedule and predefined form of learning instead of opening up creative avenues to explore their potential. Read more »

Achieving Optimal Health While Living on a Toxic Planet

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Thu, Jan 16 2014 - 12:00pm

Garry F. Gordon, MD, DO, MD(H); Co-author, Detox with Oral Chelation and The Omega 3 Miracle Read more »

The Trip to Echo Spring

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Tue, Jan 21 2014 - 6:00pm

This program is cancelled

Olivia Laing, Author, The Trip to Echo Spring Read more »