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Parched California

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Thu, Nov 14 2013 - 6:00pm

Heather Cooley, Water Program Co-director, The Pacific Institute Read more »

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What Would You Do? An Interview with Howard G. Buffett & Howard W. Buffett

An Interview with Howard G. Buffett & Howard W. Buffett
Wed, Nov 6 2013 - 6:30pm
Howard G. Buffett, Philanthropist; Co-author, 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World
Howard W. Buffett, Executive Director, Howard G.
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Robert Reich: Inequality for All

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Wed, Nov 20 2013 - 6:00pm

Robert Reich, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley; Former Secretary of Labor

Time magazine named Reich one of the 10 most effective Cabinet secretaries of the 20th century. He is a founding editor of the American Prospect magazine and chairman of Common Cause. Come hear his provocative thoughts on the future of the U.S. economy.

Note: Photo by Michael Collopy

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Howard Willens, Member, Warren Commission: JFK's Killing 50 Years Later

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Mon, Nov 18 2013 - 6:00pm

Howard Willens, Former Staff Member, Warren Commission; Author, History Will Prove Us Right

Willens is the only living member of the three-person supervisory staff of the Warren Commission, which concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald was the sole assassin of JFK and that no credible evidence of a conspiracy existed. Willens sheds new light on the investigation, documenting the failures of the FBI, CIA and Secret Service to cooperate fully with the commission. Read more »

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Gurcharan Das: India Grows at Night While the Government Sleeps

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Mon, Oct 28 2013 - 6:00pm

Gurcharan Das, Columnist, The Times of India; Contributor, The New York Times; Author, India Grows at Night Read more »

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Ambassador Thomas Pickering: Treatment and Torture of Suspected Terrorists

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Mon, Oct 21 2013 - 6:00pm

Former Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs; Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 11/08/13

Week to Week Political Roundtable at The Commonwealth Club of California
Fri, Nov 8 2013 - 12:00pm

Joe Garofoli, Political Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @joegarofoli
Larry Gerston, Ph.D., Professor, San Jose State University; Political Analyst, NBC 11; Author, Not So Golden After All: The Rise and Fall of California; Twitter @lgerston
Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; "Token Conservative" Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter @debrajsaunders
John Zipperer, Vice President of Media & Editorial, The Commonwealth Club – Host Read more »

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Week to Week Political Roundtable and Member Social 10/14/13

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Mon, Oct 14 2013 - 6:30pm

Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; "Token Conservative" Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter: @debrajsaunders
Lisa Vorderbrueggen, Reporter and Columnist, Bay Area News Group/Contra Costa Times; Twitter: @lvorderbrueggen
Josh Richman, State and National Politics Reporter, Bay Area News Group, San Jose Mercury News, Oakland Tribune and Contra Costa Times; Twitter: @Josh_Richman Read more »

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Tasting the New California Wine Scene with Jon Bonné

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Thu, Dec 5 2013 - 6:30pm

This program is sold out. You may add your name to the waitlist below. Read more »

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Living an Adventure Philanthropist Life

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Mon, Nov 25 2013 - 6:00pm

Erin Michelson, Author, Adventure Philanthropist: Great Adventures Volunteering Abroad; Finalist, National Geographic Traveler Traveler of the Year: 2013 Read more »

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