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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

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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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Flame Out

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Mon, Oct 26 2015 - 6:30pm

Arlene Blum, Executive Director, Green Science Policy Institute
Mark Leno, California State Senator
James Redford, Director, Toxic Hot Seat
John Olech, Director of Global Partner Operations, Crate and Barrel 
Greg Dalton, Founder and Host, Climate One—Moderator Read more »

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U.S. Deputy Energy Secretary Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood Randall

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Fri, Oct 23 2015 - 12:00pm

Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood Randall, Deputy Energy Secretary; Former White House Coordinator for Defense Policy
In conversation with Dr. Gloria Duffy, President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club

Strengthening and Protecting America’s Energy Infrastructure Read more »

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The Food Lab: Cooking with Science

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Thu, Oct 22 2015 - 6:30pm

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, Managing Culinary Director, Serious Eats; Author, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science 
In conversation with Joanna Pearlstein, Deputy Managing Editor, Wired

Food Lit event underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. Read more »

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China and the U.S.: Can Conflict Be Avoided?

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Thu, Oct 22 2015 - 6:30pm

Zhang Weiwei, Professor and Director, Centre for China Development Model Research, Fudan University; Director, SASS Institute of China Studies; Interpreter for Chairman Deng Xiaoping
Gary Roughead, Admiral USN (Ret.), Annenberg Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Hoover Institution; Former Commander, U.S. Pacific and Atlantic Fleets Read more »

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David Talbot: The Rise of America's Secret Government

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Wed, Oct 21 2015 - 6:30pm

David Talbot, Founder, Salon.com; Author, The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America’s Secret Government
Barry Eisler, Former CIA Directorate of Operations; Creator, John Rain series – Moderator Read more »

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