Francis Fukuyama, Olivier Nomellini Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Mosbacher Director of the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, and Professor by Courtesy, Department of Political Science, Stanford University; Author, The End of History and the Last Man (1992) and Political Order and Political Decay: From the Industrial Revolution to the Globalization of DemocracyRead more »
Larry Tye, Author, Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon
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Nobody was better, half a century ago, at thinking about the biggest solutions for the problems of his age than Bobby, whether that be race riots roiling in cities across America, and especially in California; the war raging in Vietnam; or the general issue of inequality that was dividing people along lines of class, race, gender and generation. Read more »
Talmage Boston, Attorney; Author, Cross-Examining History: A Lawyer Gets Answers from the Experts About Our Presidents
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For more than 38 years, Talmage Boston’s vocation has been getting to the heart of his cases by asking the right questions—and not stopping until he gets them answered. He has been voted among the best lawyers in America since 2013 and is a seven-time recipient of presidential citations. Read more »
Paulette Brown, President, American Bar Association; Partner/co-chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Locke Lord LLP James Taylor, Ph.D., Director of African American Studies and Professor of Political Science, University of San Francisco; Lecturer, African American and African Diaspora Studies Department, University of California Berkeley—Moderator Read more »
Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Twitter @carsonjfbruno Melissa Caen, Political Analyst, CBS SF and SFGate.com; Twitter @MelissaCaen1 James Taylor, Ph.D., Director of African American Studies and Professor of Political Science, University of San Francisco; Lecturer, African American and African Diaspora Studies Department, University of California Berkeley Read more »
Nate Silver, Editor-in-Chief, FiveThirtyEight; New York Times Best-selling Author, The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail—but Some Don't Jody Avirgan, Host and Producer, FiveThirtyEight Harry Enten, Senior Political Writer and Analyst, FiveThirtyEight Clare Malone, Senior Political Writer, FiveThirtyEight Read more »
Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama
In conversation with Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell (Ret.), Chair, Santa Clara County Jail Commission; Former Independent Police Auditor, City of San Jose Read more »