Ken Walsh, Chief White House Correspondent, U.S. News & World Report; Author, Celebrity in Chief: A History of the Presidents
Walsh joined the U.S. News & World Report in 1984 as a congressional correspondent and has covered presidential politics since 1986. Walsh is one of the longest-serving White House correspondents in history, having traveled to more than 70 countries and conducting numerous interviews with presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H. Bush and Ronald Reagan. Read more »
Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East, North Africa and Afghanistan. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines. After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. There will also be a brief planning session.
Stefan Schlueter, German Consul General in San Francisco Andy David, Consul General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest Paulina Carmona, Consul General of France for San Francisco Robert Rosenthal, Director, Center for Investigative Reporting - Moderator Read more »
Willie Brown, Former Mayor, San Francisco; Former Speaker, California State Assembly
Former San Francisco Mayor Brown will give his annual lecture on national and regional political trends. A two-term mayor of San Francisco, legendary speaker of the California State Assembly and widely regarded as one of the most influential African-American politicians of the late 20th century, Brown has been at the center of California politics, government and civic life for an astonishing four decades.
Joseph Stiglitz, Professor, Columbia University; Author, The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them; Twitter @JosephEStiglitz Michael Moritz, Managing Member, Sequoia Capital — Moderator Read more »
Karaman Mamand, Kurdish Human Rights Lawyer Bonnie Joy Kaslan, Consul General, Turkey Karima Bennoune, Professor of International Law, UC Davis; Author, Your Fatwa Does Not Apply Here Maher Kalaji, Ph.d., Jordanian Dina Ibrahim, PhD; Educator, Media Analyst – Moderator Additional Panelists TBARead more »
Presented by The Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley in cooperation with The Commonwealth Club
Theme: Money and Politics
The conference will consist of several panels with presentations of research and roundtable discussions with scholars and experts in the field of money and politics. Read more »