Politics

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Trump's First 100 Days: Part Three

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Thu, Apr 6 2017 - 6:30pm

Harmeet DhillonRepublican National Committee National Committeewoman for California
Jane Kim, San Francisco Supervisor, District 6
Sam Liccardo, Mayor, San Jose
Kori Schake, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
Brian Watt, Morning News Anchor, KQED—Moderator Read more »

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Alyssa Mastromonaco: Running the Obama White House

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Wed, Apr 5 2017 - 6:30pm

Alyssa Mastromonaco, Former Deputy White House Chief of Staff for Operations for President Barack Obama; Author, Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?: And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House; President of Global Communications Strategy and Talent, A+E Networks; Contributing Editor, Marie Claire; Former Chief Operating Officer, Vice Media Read more »

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Jane Mayer: Behind Dark Money

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Tue, Apr 4 2017 - 7:00pm

Jane Mayer, Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Author, Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right; Twitter

Who are the people bankrolling our political system?

Mayer takes us behind the scenes and exposes the powerful group of individuals who are shaping our country. She traces the billions of dollars spent by the Kochs, the Scaifes, the Olins, and the Bradleys and uncovers their influences on policies related to climate change, the economy and more. Read more »

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Inside the Country of Georgia: Meet Leaders Who Advocate Democracy on Russia’s Border

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Wed, Mar 29 2017 - 12:00pm

David Bakradze, Georgian Ambassador to the United States; Former State Minister, European and Euro-Atlantic Integration
Giorgi Tsikolia, Deputy Chief of Mission
Mariam Lashkhi, International Relations Director, Georgia's Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA)
Harsha Ram, Associate Professor, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Berkeley—Moderator Read more »

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MSNBC’s Chris Hayes: The Two Americas

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Tue, Mar 28 2017 - 7:00pm

Chris Hayes, MSNBC Host, "All in with Chris Hayes"; Editor at Large, The Nation; Author, A Colony in a Nation; Twitter
In conversation with Clara Jeffery, Editor-in-Chief, Mother Jones; Twitter  Read more »

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P.J. O'Rourke: Has America Gone Crazy?

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Mon, Mar 27 2017 - 6:30pm

P.J. O’Rourke, H.L. Mencken Research Fellow, Cato Institute; Author, How the Hell Did This Happen?: The Election of 2016; Twitter
Melissa Caen, Political Analyst, CBS San Francisco; Twitter —Moderator  Read more »

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Trump's First 100 Days: Part Two

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Thu, Mar 23 2017 - 6:30pm

Mark Leno, Former California State Senator for San Francisco
Corrin Rankin, 2016 Republican National Committee Delegate; California Director, African Americans for Trump
Antonio Villaraigosa, Former Mayor, Los Angeles (2005–2013); Candidate for Governor
John Yoo, Law Professor, University of California, Berkeley; Former Deputy Assistant U.S. Attorney General Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Social Hour 3/13/17

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Mon, Mar 13 2017 - 6:30pm

Jeremy Carl, Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Co-author, Powering the Armed Forces; Twitter
Larry Gerston, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, San Jose State University; Political Analyst, NBC Bay Area; Author, Reviving Citizen Engagement: Policies to Renew National Community; Twitter
Carla Marinucci, Senior Writer, Politico California Playbook; Twitter Read more »

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An Evening with Madeleine Albright and Katie Albright

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Wed, Mar 8 2017 - 7:00pm

Madeleine Albright, Former U.S. Secretary of State under President Clinton
Katie Albright, Executive Director, San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center
In conversation with Ellen Tauscher, Former Representative, California’s 10th Congressional District; Former Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors Read more »

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The Hamilton Affair

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Thu, Mar 2 2017 - 6:00pm

Elizabeth Cobbs, Professor and Melbern G. Glasscock Chair in American History, Texas A&M University; Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Author, The Hamilton Affair

This program is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Read more »

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