The American Presidents

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John Dean: The Nixon Defense

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Tue, Aug 12 2014 - 6:00pm

John Dean, Author, The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It
Roy Eisenhardt, Lecturer, UC Berkeley Law — Moderator Read more »

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California: Showcase for the Nation

Fri, May 18 1962

Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994. - Member from California, U.S. Senate, 1951-53; U.S. vice president, 1953-61; candidate for U.S. president, 1960; candidate for governor of California, 1962; U.S. president, 1969-74

 

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Dwight D. Eisenhower: Applying the Founding Principles of the Commonwealth Club of California

Dwight D. Eisenhower, President of the United States, 1953 - 1961

President Eisenhower applies the founding principles of the Commonwealth Club of California to contemporary international relations and cooperation.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience in San Francisco, California on October 20, 1960.

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Ronald Reagan at 100: A Personal, Behind-the-Scenes Look

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Ronald Reagan at 100: A Personal, Behind-the-Scenes Look


Tyrus Cobb, Ph.D., Former National Security Council Member and Special Assistant to President Reagan Read more »

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Richard Wolffe, Political Commentator; Author, Renegade and Revival: The Struggle for Survival Inside the White House (12/7/2010)

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Richard Wolffe, Political Commentator; Author, Renegade and Revival: The Struggle for Survival Inside the White House
Phil Bronstein, Editor at Large, Hearst Newspapers – Moderator Read more »

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Garry Wills: The Extra-Constitutional Executive

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Garry Wills: The Extra-Constitutional Executive


Historian; Author, The Modern Presidency and the National Security State


Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Wills argues that the atomic bomb paved the way for presidential authority that has “enfeebled” Congress and the courts, and that reached its apex with George W. Bush.


This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California on February 11, 2010.

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Madeleine K. Albright's Memo to the President

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Madeleine K. Albright, 64th U.S. Secretary of State; Author, Memo to the President: How We Can Restore America's Reputation and Leadership

Dr. Gloria Duffy, President and CEO of The Commonwealth Club - Moderator Read more »

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Panel: Post Election Analysis. Bloggers, pundits and political insiders review the 2008 election and what it meant for the nation (11/19/2008)

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Frank Russo, Founder, California Progress Report
Mark DiCamillo, Director, The Field Poll
Josh Richman, Political Blotter blogger, Bay Area News Group - East Bay
Thomas Del Beccaro, Vice Chairman, California GOP; Publisher, Political Vanguard
Carla Marinucci, Political Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle – Moderator Read more »

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Mike Gravel: 2008 Democratic Presidential Candidate (12/11/2007)

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Mike Gravel: 2008 Democratic Presidential Candidate

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BILL RICHARDSON: Governor, New Mexico, Democratic Presidential Candidate

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Bill Richardson, Democratic Presidential Candidate; Governor, New Mexico

In conversation with San Jose based attorney FERNANDO R. ZAZUETA

In the second of a series of scheduled conversations with U.S. Presidential candidates, Governor of New Mexico Bill Richardson will weigh in on the gamut of critical domestic and international issues including the Iraq War, the environment, the economy and immigration.

This program was recorded live on June 12, 2007

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