History

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Can the Small Nations Come Back?

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Thu, Dec 28 1944

Bjorset, Brynjols. - Norwegian officer and economist

 

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The Navy‘s Part in the World War

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Tue, Dec 26 1944

Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966. - Commander in chief, U.S. Pacific fleet, 1941-45; chief of naval operations, 1945-47

 

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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

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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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