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 »
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 »
Enjoy a Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure. Join Rick Evans for a memorable midday walk and discover the history and mysteries of Chinatown. Explore colorful alleys and side streets. Visit a Taoist temple, an herbal store, the site of the first public school in the state, and the famous Fortune Cookie Factory.
Roberta Kaplan, Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP; Author, Then Comes Marriage: United States v. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA
In conversation with Kara Swisher, Executive Editor, Re/code Read more »
Michael Armacost, Former U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines James Zobel, Chief Archivist, MacArthur Memorial Museum Richard Keith, Major General (Ret.), Veteran of the Philippines Liberation Campaign, 1945
Join a special gala luncheon to commemorate the liberation of the Philippines by American forces and their Filipino allies in 1945. Guest speakers, along with displays, memorabilia and visual documentation, will be presented.
Adam Johnson, Associate Professor, Stanford University; Author, The Orphan Master’s Son and Fortune Smiles Kathryn Ma, Author, The Year She Left Us and All That Work and Still No Boys; Jury Member, The Commonwealth Club’s California Book Awards — Moderator
This program is part of the Good Lit series underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation Read more »