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Week to Week Politics Roundtable and Social Hour 6/5/17

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Mon, Jun 5 2017 - 6:30pm

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It's summertime, so let's kick off the new season with a free-for-members special edition of our Week to Week political roundtable. Read more »

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Trump's First 100 Days: Part Four

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Wed, May 31 2017 - 6:30pm

Ro Khanna, U.S. Representative (D-CA)
Carlos Watson, Co-Founder and CEO, Ozy Media
Mina Kim, Anchor and Host, KQED—Moderator
Additional Panelists TBA Read more »

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Kaiser Permanente Medical Chief Dr. Robert Pearl: Getting the Mistakes out of Health Care

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Tue, May 30 2017 - 6:30pm

Dr. Robert Pearl, Executive Director and CEO, The Permanente Medical Group; Author, Mistreated: Why We Think We’re Getting Good Health Care–And Why We’re Usually Wrong; Twitter Read more »

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Tartine: All Day, Every Day

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Thu, May 25 2017 - 6:30pm

Elisabeth Prueitt, Co-founder, Tartine Bakery, Co-founder, Tartine Manufactory, Co-founder, Coffee Manufactory; James Beard Award Winner for Best Pastry Chef; Author, Tartine All Day
Gabriela Cámara, Executive Chef and Owner, Cala
Kate Sofis, CEO, SFMade—Moderator

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

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Rounding Up the Facts on GMOs

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Thu, May 25 2017 - 12:00pm

Dr. John Purcell, Vice President and Global Research and Development Lead, Monsanto
Scott Hamilton Kennedy, Director, Food Evolution
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One
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Susan Wojcicki: CEO of YouTube

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Wed, May 24 2017 - 7:00pm

Susan Wojcicki, CEO, YouTube Read more »

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Tom Nichols: Are Facts Dead?

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Wed, May 24 2017 - 12:00pm

Tom Nichols, Professor of National Security Affairs, the U.S. Naval War College; Author, The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters; Twitter 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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Women and Islam

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Mon, May 22 2017 - 7:00pm

Sumbul Ali-Karamali, Author, The Muslim Next Door
Maha Elgenaidi, Executive Director, Islamic Networks Group
Joe Simitian, Supervisor, Santa Clara County—Moderator
Additional Panelists TBA

What does it mean to be a Muslim woman? Join us for this special community forum to learn how Islam intersects with gender in today’s world.

Co-presented by the office of Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian

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Bill Moyers: Screening and Discussion of Rikers: An American Jail

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Fri, May 19 2017 - 12:00pm

Bill Moyers, Executive Editor, Rikers: An American Jail
Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell (Ret.), Chair, Santa Clara County Jail Commission
Lenore Anderson, Founder and Executive Director, Californians for Safety and Justice
John Boland, President, KQED; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors—Moderator Read more »

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