History

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Japan‘s Asiatic Fortress

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Fri, Dec 22 1944

 

Clear, Warren J. - Colonel, U.S. Army; former member, U.S. Government Intelligence Staff in the Far East

 

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What Will We Do with Japan?

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Thu, Dec 7 1944

Barrows, David Prescott. - President, University of California, 1919-23; general, U.S. army, retired 1937

 

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Whose Peace: Ours or Japan's?

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Fri, Apr 28 1944

Gunnison, Royal Arch. - War correspondent and broadcaster, Mutual Broadcasting System

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America at the Crossroads in Italy

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Sat, Mar 4 1944

Salvemini, Gaetano, 1873-1957. - Italian historian; member of Italian parliament, 1919-21

Past event

Japan's Asiatic Fortress

Published in:
Wed, Dec 22 1943

Clear, Warren J. - Colonel, U.S. Army; former member, U.S. Government Intelligence Staff in the Far East

 

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Visions of Cuba

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Bobbie Rabinowitz, Social Worker; Labor Activist

Get an inside look at a culturally rich but politically and economically struggling country. Rabinowitz will present a slide show with commentary about her most recent trip to Cuba last year. Rabinowitz has been to Cuba 10 times since 1974, as a volunteer and as part of health care, labor and cultural programs. Her intriguing photos offer an intimate look at Cuba and Cubans today. Read more »

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Charles Fracchia

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Charles Fracchia, Founder, The San Francisco Historical Society

San Francisco has been a city on the cutting edge since its inception. Renowned historian Fracchia will bring to life the radical changes we’ve live through during the post-war period and share his thoughts about where we are headed as a city. Don’t miss this opportunity to deepen your knowledge of the unique history of the city by the Bay as Fracchia provides historical context for the entire “Now & Then” series. Read more »

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An African Success Story: Botswana

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Charles L. Frankel, Honorary Consul for the Republic of Botswana

Since its independence in 1965, Botswana has experienced rapid growth through a combination of policies, institutions and built-in shock absorbers. It was the world’s fastest growing economy from 1966-97. It has consistently ranked as the least corrupt country in Africa, and less corrupt than nine EU countries. Learn how Botswana has achieved its outstanding successes. Read more »

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Now & Then Series: The Jewish Community of the Bay Area Since 1945

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Fred Rosenbaum, Founding Director, Lehrhaus Judaica

Jews have been at the center of business, political and artistic life in the Bay Area since the Gold Rush, but the postwar demographic transformation and technological revolution have linked the community with world Jewry in unprecedented ways. Nevertheless, the cosmopolitan ethos that has characterized local Jews and Jewish institutions has remained constant. Rosenbaum will discuss the evolution of this Bay Area community. Read more »

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Toying with Trouble

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David Bisno, M.D., Ophthalmologist (retired) Read more »

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