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Trump's First 100 Days: Part Four

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Wed, May 31 2017 - 6:30pm

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Mina Kim, Anchor and Host, KQED—Moderator Read more »

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Willie Brown: Annual Commonwealth Club Lecture

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Tue, May 23 2017 - 6:30pm

Willie Brown, Former Mayor, San Francisco; Former Speaker, California State Assembly

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown will give his annual lecture on national and regional political trends. A two-term mayor of San Francisco and legendary speaker of the California State Assembly, Brown is widely regarded as one of the most influential African-American politicians of the late 20th century. He has been at the center of California politics, government and civic life for an astonishing four decades.

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Sustaining Capitalism: Bipartisan Solutions to Restore Trust and Prosperity

Fri, May 12 2017 - 12:00pm

Steve Odland, CEO, Committee for Economic Development; Former Chairman and CEO, Office Depot; Former Chairman and CEO, AutoZone
Joseph Minarik, Senior Vice President and Director of Research, Committee for Economic Development; Former Chief Economist, Office of Management and Budget for the Clinton Administration Read more »

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Samin Nosrat and Wendy MacNaughton: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking

Mon, May 8 2017 - 7:00pm

Samin Nosrat, Chef; Author, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking; Twitter 
Wendy MacNaughton, Columnist, The California Sunday Magazine; Illustrator, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking; Twitter

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

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Journalist Chris Whipple: Secrets of the White House Gatekeepers

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Thu, Apr 27 2017 - 12:00pm

Chris Whipple, Documentary Filmmaker; Author, The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency Read more »

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Texas Surprise

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Tue, Apr 25 2017 - 6:30pm

Skip Averitt, Chair, Texas Clean Energy Coalition; Republican Former State Senator
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One
Additional Speakers TBA Read more »

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Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal: Getting Big Business out of Health Care

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Thu, Apr 20 2017 - 6:30pm

Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal, Editor-in-Chief, Kaiser Health News; Author, An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take it Back; Twitter Read more »

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San Francisco Architecture Walking Tour

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Thu, Apr 20 2017 - 1:45pm

Explore San Francisco’s Financial District with historian Rick Evans and learn the history and stories behind some of our city’s remarkable structures, streets and public squares. Hear about the famous architects who influenced the building of San Francisco after the 1906 Earthquake. Discover hard-to-find rooftop gardens, Art Deco lobbies, unique open spaces and historic landmarks. This is a tour for locals, with hidden gems you can only find on foot!

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#GrabYourWallet: Effective or Just Feel-Good Revenge?

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Wed, Apr 19 2017 - 6:30pm

Shannon Coulter, Co-Founder, #GrabYourWallet Boycott
Annie Leonard, Executive Director, Greenpeace USA; Founder, Story of Stuff
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One Read more »

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Krista Tippett: Heart, Mind and Spirit

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Tue, Apr 18 2017 - 6:30pm

Krista Tippett, Host, "On Being"; Author, Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living; Twitter  
Rev. Alan Jones, Dean Emeritus, Grace Cathedral San Francisco—Moderator

Note: Each ticket comes with a copy of Krista Tippett's book, Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living Read more »

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