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"The Great Crash 1929" by John Kenneth Galbraith

Tue, Sep 6 2011 - 5:30pm

The Great Crash 1929

This program is sold out

We will discuss The Great Crash 1929 by John Kenneth Galbraith. This classic history of the most memorable year in America’s financial history has never been out of print since its publication in 1955. Galbraith, a noted economist and U.S. diplomat, wrote a new introduction in 1997, drawing parallels between the Great Crash and the great bull market of the 1990s. Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Aug 29 2011 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines.  After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. Read more »

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"The White Tiger" by Aravind Adiga

Mon, Aug 1 2011 - 5:30pm

The White Tiger, by Aravind Adiga

We will discuss this biting satirical novel, winner of the 2008 Man Booker Prize and set in modern-day India, about an up-from-poverty chauffeur and his wealthy but corrupt employers. As a reminder, this is a book discussion; the author will not be present. Read more »

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Club Travel Information Session

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Mon, Jul 25 2011 - 6:00pm

Club Travel: An Information Session

Come learn about the Club’s travel programs – from global explorations to more local weekend trips. See what new destinations we are visiting in 2012; learn about our study leaders; and reserve your spot on our next adventure! Travel with the Club – you’ll be in good company.

Location: bSF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. program
Cost: FREE
Program Organizer:
Kristina Nemeth

Past event

Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Jul 25 2011 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines.  After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. Read more »

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"Pudd'nhead Wilson"

Tue, Jul 5 2011 - 5:30pm

The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson and the Comedy of Those Extraordinary Twins

Come join in a post-holiday discussion of Pudd’nhead Wilson, Mark Twain’s acerbic look at miscegenation and racism in the antebellum South. 

MLF: SF Book Discussion
Location:
SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. program
Cost: FREE
Program Organizer:
Howard Crane

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Jun 27 2011 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines.  After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. Read more »

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U.S. Transportation Infrastructure: Buying the Future

Fri, Jun 24 2011 - 9:00am

From Point A to Point B: Fixing U.S. Transportation Systems

Steve Heminger, Executive Director, SF Regional Metropolitan Transportation Commission
John Horsley, Executive Director, American Association of Highway and Transportation Officials
Michael J. Read more »

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SFDebate Asks: Should Home Mortgage-Interest Continue to be Tax Deductible?

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Tue, Jun 7 2011 - 7:00pm

SFDebate Asks: Should Home Mortgage Interest Continue to Be Tax Deductible? Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, May 23 2011 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines.  After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. Read more »

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