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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Holiday Social 12/12/16

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Mon, Dec 12 2016 - 6:30pm

Mollie Reilly, Deputy Politics Editor, Huffington Post; Twitter
Steven Tavares, Founder of the Hyperlocal Government and Politics News Site, the East Bay Citizen; Twitter
James Taylor, Ph.D., Director of African American Studies and Professor of Political Science, University of San Francisco Read more »

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Is Climate Denial Destroying Our Planet?

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Mon, Dec 12 2016 - 12:00pm

Renee Lertzman, Climate Engagement Strategist, Author; Speaker
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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Senator George Mitchell and Alon Sachar: How the Next U.S. President Should Handle Israel and Palestine

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Fri, Dec 9 2016 - 12:00pm

George Mitchell, Retired U.S. Senator (D-Maine); Former Senate Majority Leader; Former U.S. Special Envoy for Middle East Peace; Co-author, A Path To Peace: A Brief History of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations and a Way Forward in the Middle East
Alon Sachar, Former Advisor, U.S. Ambassador to Israel and President Obama’s Special Envoys for Middle East Peace, George Mitchell and David Hale; Co-Author, A Path To Peace: A Brief History of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations and a Way Forward in the Middle East 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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2016: From Paris to Trump

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Wed, Dec 7 2016 - 6:30pm

Cassandra Sweet, Energy Reporter, The Wall Street Journal
Katie Fehrenbacher, Former Senior Writer, Fortune
David Baker, Energy Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle 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
In Conversation with Gavin Newsom, Lt. Governor of California 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
Wade Davis, Former NFL Player; Thought Leader, Writer, Public Speaker and Educator on Gender, Race and Orientation Equality—Moderator

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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What Now for California?

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Thu, Dec 1 2016 - 6:30pm

Christine Pelosi, Superdelegate for Democratic Party; Political Strategist
Duf Sundheim, 2016 Republican Candidate for U.S. Senate
Tony Strickland, Former California State Senator; California Chairman, The Committee for American Sovereignty
Tony Thurmond, California State Assemblymember 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

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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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