Social Issues

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Alvin Poussaint and panel discussion: The Legacy of Tuskegee, African American Health Care Panel (12/12/01)

Remarks by Alvin Poussaint entitled "The Legacy of Tuskegee".  Talk centers on institutional racism, race inequities in America, and genocidal raciscm.  A panel discussion on African Americans and medicine follows the talk with LaVera Crawley and Patricia Evans.

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Frank Lindh

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This program features a speech & Q&A with Frank Lindh, father of John Lindh. John Lindh is also known as "The American Taliban". Mr. Lindh's speech is called "American Taliban Case"

This program was recorded live on January 19, 2006

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Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt

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This program features a speech and Q&A with Secretary Mike Leavitt. Mike Leavitt is Secretary of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and his speech is titled "The Future Of The U.S. Healthcare System"

This program was recorded live on March 14, 2006

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Sister Helen Prejean (2/23/2006)

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This program features a speech and Q&A session with Sister Helen Prejean. Sister Prejean is a proponent of abolishing the death penalty and is author of Dead Man Walking

This program was recorded live on February 23, 2006 by The Commonwealth Club of California.

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Rita Moreno (6/20/2006)

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Actress Rita Moreno speaks to The Club about her career and about race issues in modern day Hollywood film.

After toiling for a decade in film roles she found degrading, Moreno was swept into the spotlight with her Oscar winning portrayal of "Anita" in West Side Story. Since then she has challenged stereotypes in silver-and small-screen performances. Read more »

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Michael Greco, President of The American Bar Association

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President of the American Bar Association, Michael S. Greco examines the legal issue that has divided America since September 11: What can, and can't, the federal government lawfully do in the name of defending us from the threat of terrorism?

Greco tells why he believes that Americans must reject the false choice that has been offered between protecting our security and protecting our liberty. "We can and must" , he says, "protect both". Read more »

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Alberto Gonzales, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice (7/21/2006)

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“Securing Our Borders: Immigration Reform in a Post 9/11 World” Read more »

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Immigration Town Hall

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IMMIGRATION REFORM, a Town Hall Panel Discussion

PATTY DIAZ, Executive Director Services, Immigrant Rights and Education Network (SIREN)
BILL ONG HING, Professor of Law and Asian American Studies, UC Davis
YEH LING-LING, Executive Director, Diversity Alliance for a Sustainable America
HANS JOHSNON, Research Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California-MODERATOR
RICHARD KIY, President, International Community Foundation
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