Politics

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What Makes a Great President? Talmage Boston Cross Examines History

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Fri, Aug 5 2016 - 12:00pm

Talmage Boston, Attorney; Author, Cross-Examining History: A Lawyer Gets Answers from the Experts About Our Presidents

The program is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.

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 »

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Paulette Brown, President, American Bar Association: Making the Justice System Just

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Tue, Aug 2 2016 - 6:30pm

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 »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Social Hour 7/25/16

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Mon, Jul 25 2016 - 6:30pm

Carla Marinucci, POLITICO California Playbook; Twitter  
Bill Whalen, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Twitter

Last week was the GOP convention; tonight is the start of the Democratic convention.  Read more »

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Senator Barbara Boxer: The Art of Tough

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Mon, Jul 18 2016 - 11:00am

Barbara Boxer, U.S. Senator (D-California); Author, The Art of Tough: Fearlessly Facing Politics and Life; Twitter
Mary Marcy, President, Dominican University of California—Moderator

This event is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.

"One goal of this memoir is to inspire people to fight for change. It takes what I call the 'art of tough,' and I've had to do it all my life." —Senator Barbara Boxer Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Social Hour 7/11/16

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Mon, Jul 11 2016 - 6:30pm

Carson Bruno, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Twitter  
Melissa Caen, Political Analyst, CBS SF and SFGate.com; Twitter  
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 »

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FiveThirtyEight Elections Podcast Live!

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Thu, Jun 23 2016 - 7:00pm

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 »

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Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama

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Wed, Jun 22 2016 - 6:30pm

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 »

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William Kristol: Where Is the Republican Party Headed?

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Tue, Jun 21 2016 - 12:00pm

William Kristol, Editor, The Weekly Standard; Political Commentator and Columnist
Kori Schake, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution—Moderator Read more »

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Senator Barbara Boxer: The Art of Tough

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Mon, Jun 20 2016 - 12:00pm

Barbara Boxer, U.S. Senator (D-California); Author, The Art of Tough: Fearlessly Facing Politics and Life; Twitter
Mary Marcy, President, Dominican University of California—Moderator

This event is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.

"One goal of this memoir is to inspire people to fight for change. It takes what I call the 'art of tough,' and I've had to do it all my life." —Senator Barbara Boxer Read more »

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