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Jonathan Alter (5/16/2006)

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Jonathan Alter is Senior Editor of Newsweek Magazine, Contributing Correspondent for NBC News and Author of "The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope."

Mr. Alter explains why he believes the beleaguered Bush Administration should lookd to FDR's presidential legacy for help and guidance. A correspondent for the last six presidential elections, Alter takes us through FDR's ambitious mission to resurrect a nation on the brink of collapse, and reveals how his first months in office helped shape the society we live in today. Read more »

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Lilia Shevtsova - Author of Russia: Lost in Transition, The Yeltsin & Putin Legacies (10/16/2007)

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Russian professor Lilia Shevtsova (Senior Associate at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) speaks to the Club about all things Russia. Her book is Russia, Lost in Transition: The Yelsten & Putin Legacies

This program was recorded live on October 16, 2007.

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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



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