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Ted Koppel

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Tue, Nov 3 2015 - 7:00pm

Ted Koppel, Former Anchor, ABC News; Author, Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath

Imagine a blackout lasting not days, but weeks or months. Tens of millions of people left in the dark without running water or access to grocery stores, banks, or medical facilities. How will we survive? Read more »

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Simon Winchester: The Pacific

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Tue, Nov 3 2015 - 12:00pm

Simon Winchester, Historian & Author, A Crack in the Edge of the World and Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World’s Superpowers 
Angie Coiro, Talk Show Host, “In Deep with Angie Coiro”—Moderator
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Power Drive

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Mon, Nov 2 2015 - 6:30pm

Shad Balch, Environment and Energy Communications Manager, General Motors
Alexandre Bayen, Liao-Cho Professor of Engineering and Director, Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley
Hector De La Torre, Member, California Air Resources Board
Diarmuid O’Connell, Vice President of Business Development, Tesla
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Ballot Party: An Interactive Look at the San Francisco Measures

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Fri, Oct 30 2015 - 5:00pm

Wish you knew more about the issues? Do you know how you’re going to vote on paid parental leave and the sheriff’s election? Can you distinguish between the five different propositions attempting to address the housing crisis? Join us for a ballot party at the Club! We’ll break into groups, hash out the pro and con sides of the issues and present our findings at the end of the night. Knowledgeable moderators will be on hand to guide us through the process. Read more »

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Who Runs the World? Women with Power and Purpose

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Thu, Oct 29 2015 - 6:30pm

Melanne Verveer, Co-Founder, Seneca Point Global; Executive Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security
Kim Azzarelli, Co-Founder, Seneca Point Global; Chair and Co-founder, Avon Global Center for Women and Justice
Andrea Jung, President and CEO, Grameen; Former CEO, Avon Products, Inc. Read more »

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Journalist Joe Klein: The Primary Colors of Covering Politics

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Wed, Oct 28 2015 - 6:30pm

Joe Klein, Columnist, Time; Author, Charlie Mike: A True Story of Heroes Who Brought Their Mission Home and Primary Colors
Holly Kernan, Executive Editor, KQED News—Moderator

A Good Lit program, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation Read more »

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INFORUM Debate Watching Party! GOP Round 3

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Wed, Oct 28 2015 - 5:00pm

Join INFORUM as we host a viewing party for Round Three of the Republican Party presidential debates at SoMa StrEat Food Park. You won’t want to miss the political zingers, so let’s do it together over food and drinks. Get there early to snag a good spot and get your food cart eat and drink on before the debating begins. Keep in mind: some seating is outside so bring a sweater.

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Diana Nyad: Never Give Up

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Wed, Oct 28 2015 - 12:00pm

Diana Nyad, Long Distance Swimmer; Author, Find a Way; Twitter
Alison van Diggelen, Host, “Fresh Dialogues”; Contributor, BBC – Moderator

Good Lit event underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation Read more »

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New York Times' Steven Lee Myers: What Makes Vladimir Putin Tick?

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Tue, Oct 27 2015 - 6:30pm

Steven Lee Myers, Correspondent, The New York Times; Author, The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin; Twitter  
Edward Walker, Professor of Political Science and Executive Director of the Berkeley Program in Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies, UC Berkeley—Moderator

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Andrew Fraknoi: The Revenge of the Dwarf Planet

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Mon, Oct 26 2015 - 7:00pm

Andrew Fraknoi, Chair of the Astronomy Department, Foothill College

The Revenge of the Dwarf Planet: What Really Happened to Pluto and What We Are Now Learning about this Intriguing World Read more »

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