Politics

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Joe Kennedy: The Man Behind the Myth (4/17/09)

Cari Beauchamp, Author, Joseph P. Kennedy Presents: His Hollywood Years

Though remembered more for his role in politics and for the famous children he fathered, Joe Kennedy was once hailed as the “coming Napoleon of the movie business.” From running three studios to his famous affair with Gloria Swanson, Kennedy completely immersed himself in Hollywood before leaving abruptly, with millions of dollars. Beauchamp shares her extensive research on a Kennedy presence outside of politics. Read more »

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World Perspectives of America Under Obama (3/19/09)

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Carlos Felix Corona, Consul General of Mexico
Akiva Tor, Consul General of Israel
Yasumasa Nagamine, Consul General of Japan
H.E. Hesham Elnakib, Consul General of Egypt
Rolf Schuette, Consul General of Germany Read more »

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The High Stakes of Managing Global Political Risks

Ian Bremmer, Executive, Eurasia Group; Co-author, The Fat Tail
Preston Keat, Executive, Eurasia Group; Co-author, The Fat Tail Read more »

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From Ghengis Khan to Petrodollars: The Changing Face of Central Asia

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Micheal Kohn, Author, Dateline Mongolia; BBC Correspondent Read more »

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Palestinian Struggles for Nationality

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Omar Dajani, Former Senior Legal Advisor, Palestine Liberation Organization’s Negotiations Support Unit; Former Political Advisor, United Nations Special Envoy Terje Roed-Larson; Associate Professor of Law, University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law
George Bisharat, Ph.D., Professor of Law, Expertise in Middle East Affairs 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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A New Era: The New President and the World

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Ron Suskind, Journalist; Author, The Way of the World and The One-Percent Doctrine
Jeff Clarke, President and CEO, Northern California Public Broadcasting, Inc.- Moderator Read more »

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A Republic If You Can Keep It

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David Davenport, Counselor to the Director for External Relations and Research Fellow, Hoover Institution; Former President, Pepperdine University Read more »

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Communicating Terrorism

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Joseph Tuman, Professor of Political and Legal Communications, San Francisco State University; Political Analyst; Author

Nominated for an Emmy for his political analysis, Tuman brings his celebrated explanatory power to The Club to share his knowledge of terrorism with an emphasis on the Middle East. He has taught and conducted research for more than 20 years, published several articles and books, and has been an expert on radio and network TV, including CNN, BBC and ABC. Read more »

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