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The Golden Age

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Tue, Oct 10 2000

Lesser, Wenday- Editor, The Threepenny Review
Vidal, Gore- Author, "The Golden Age"

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Taking America's Past into the Future

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Thu, May 4 2000

Moe, Richard- President, National Trust for Historic Preservation

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Henry R. Nau: Conservative Internationalism: What Is It and Why Do We Need It? (2/20/14)

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Henry R. Nau, Professor, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University; Former Member, President Ronald Reagan’s National Security Council; Author, Conservative Internationalism: Armed Diplomacy under Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and Reagan

Kori Schake, Research fellow, Hoover Institution – Moderator

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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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P.J. O'Rourke (2/12/14)

P.J. O'Rourke, H.L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Author, The Baby Boom: How It Got That Way (And It Wasn’t My Fault And I’ll Never Do It Again)

Ronn Owens, KGO Radio Talk Host - Moderator

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The Corruption of American Politics

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Wed, Sep 22 1999

Drew, Elizabeth- Political commentator; author, "The Corruption of American Politics: What Went Wrong and Why"

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Book Discussion: A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov

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Mon, May 5 2014 - 5:30pm

This great Russian classic is set in the Caucasus during the reign of Tsar Nicholas I. Its Byronic anti-hero, Grigory Pechorin, is the prototype of the "superfluous man," often met in other Russian novels. A person of great ability, intelligence and charm, Pechorin can find no real outlet for his talents and becomes bitter, cynical and bored. He takes pleasure in manipulating others and inflicting pain. Read more »

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