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Dr. Naomi Oreskes: The 2016 Stephen Schneider Award

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Thu, Dec 15 2016 - 6:30pm

Naomi Oreskes, Ph.D., Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University  Read more »

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Dava Sobel: The Women Who Rocked the Cosmos

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Wed, Dec 14 2016 - 6:30pm

Dava Sobel, Former Science Reporter, The New York Times; Author, The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars
Becky Worley, Tech Contributor, "Good Morning America"—Moderator

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

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Astronaut Mae Jemison: Launching Women into Science and Tech

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Tue, Dec 13 2016 - 6:30pm

Mae Jemison, M.D., Astronaut; Physician
Kimberly Bryant, Electrical Engineer; Founder and Executive Director, Black Girls Code—Moderator

Physician and astronaut Dr. Mae C. Jemison is a science literacy advocate and the lead ambassador of the Making Science Make Sense program. The goal of the initiative is to provide 1 million hands-on science experiences to children by 2020. Dr. Jemison is particularly devoted to getting more girls, young women and minorities into careers in science, tech, engineering and math (STEM).  Read more »

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David Grinspoon: Shaping Our Planet's Future

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Mon, Dec 12 2016 - 7:00pm

David Grinspoon, Ph.D., Astrobiologist; Senior Scientist, Planetary Science Institute; Author, Earth in Human Hands: Shaping Our Planet’s Future; Twitter
Alison van Diggelen, Host, “Fresh Dialogues”; BBC Contributor—Moderator Read more »

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Is Climate Denial Destroying Our Planet?

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Mon, Dec 12 2016 - 12:00pm

Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Meteorology, Penn State University; Co-author, The Madhouse Effect
Cristine Russell, Freelance Science Journalist
Tom Toles, Political Cartoonist; Co-author, The Madhouse Effect Read more »

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Max Stier: How to Ensure a Smooth Presidential Transition

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Thu, Dec 8 2016 - 6:30pm

Max Stier, Founding President and CEO, Partnership for Public Service 
In conversation with Lenny Mendonca, McKinsey & Company Director Emeritus; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors. Read more »

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Thomas Friedman: A Field Guide to the 21st Century

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Tue, Dec 6 2016 - 7:00pm

Thomas Friedman, Columnist, The New York Times; Author, The Lexus and the Olive Tree, The World Is Flat, Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations; Twitter Read more »

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The Future of Choice with Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood

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Mon, Dec 5 2016 - 7:00pm

Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund

This year, Planned Parenthood marks its 100th year of providing vital health-care services, education and information to women, men and families across America. Read more »

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Andy Cohen and Anna Sale: Taboo Topics

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Wed, Nov 30 2016 - 7:00pm

Andy Cohen, Host, "Watch What Happens: Live"; Executive Producer, "The Real Housewives" Franchise; Author, Superficial: More Adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries
Anna Sale, Host and Managing Editor, "Death, Sex & Money"—Moderator Read more »

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Janet Napolitano Interviews Uri Bar-Joseph on Spycraft

Mon, Nov 21 2016 - 6:30pm

Janet Napolitano, President, University of California; Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security; Former Governor, Arizona
Uri Bar-Joseph, Professor of Political Science, University of Haifa, Israel; Author, The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel

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

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