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What Makes a Perfect Loaf?

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Fri, Sep 12 2014 - 12:00pm

Samuel Fromartz, Author, In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker's Odyssey; Blogger, ChewsWise; Twitter @fromartz,
In conversation with Chad Robertson, owner Tartine, Bar Tartine; Author, Tartine Book No. 3: Modern, Ancient, Classic, Whole; Twitter @tartinebaker
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The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan

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Tue, Sep 9 2014 - 6:00pm

Rick Perlstein, Author, The Invisible Bridge Read more »

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What Is It to Redeem Your Past? Some Lessons from Nietzsche and Kundera

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Mon, Sep 8 2014 - 6:00pm

Lanier Anderson, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, Stanford University Read more »

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Book Discussion: The Guns of August by Barbara Tuchman

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Tue, Sep 2 2014 - 5:30pm

Barbara Tuchman's The Guns of August is a compelling book to discuss during this 100th anniversary of the inception of World War I. The first world war was the signal event of the modern era: without it, no Hitler, no Holocaust, no World War II, no Bolshevik Revolution, no Cold War (including the Korean and Vietnam Wars), and no nuclear weapons. The book discussion will focus on the first 158 pages. Anyone not interested in the minutiae of military history after hostilities opened can stop at page 158, which completes Ms. Read more »

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The San Francisco LGBT Struggle for Freedom Revisited: Catholic Power and the Right to the City

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Mon, Aug 25 2014 - 6:00pm

Bill Issel, Professor of History Emeritus, San Francisco State University Read more »

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Augustus Is Dead! Latin Is Not!

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Tue, Aug 19 2014 - 6:00pm

Matt Davis, Latin Teacher, Miramonte High School Read more »

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Long Journey to Stonewall: An Illustrated History

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Tue, Aug 12 2014 - 6:00pm

Nancy C. Unger, Ph.D., Professor of History, Santa Clara University Read more »

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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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Ambassador James Hormel: How the LGBTQ Movement Has Evolved In a Lifetime

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Mon, Aug 4 2014 - 6:00pm

James C. Hormel, Former U.S. Ambassador, Luxembourg; Author; Philanthropist; Political Activist
In conversation with Dr. Sandra Hernández, President and CEO, California HealthCare Foundation
Introduction by John Boland, President and CEO, KQED San Francisco Read more »

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Utah’s National Parks: A Showcase in the Evolution of Park Policy

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Mon, Jun 30 2014 - 6:00pm

Frank Ackerman, Retired National Park Ranger Read more »

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