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Power Choice

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Mon, Jun 17 2013 - 12:00pm

Kim Malcolm, Director, CleanPowerSF
Shawn Marshall, Mill Valley Council Member; Executive Director, Local Energy Aggregation Network
Marcie Milner, Senior Regulatory Manager, Shell Energy North America
Hunter Stern, Business Manager, Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Read more »

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The Story of North Indian Classical Music

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Mon, Jun 10 2013 - 6:00pm

Mahesh Kale, Vocal performer Read more »

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Afghanistan

Fri, Jun 7 2013 - 12:00pm

Tamim Ansary, Director, SF Writers Workshop
Atta Arghandiwal, Banking Consultant
Robert Rosenthal, Executive Director, Center for Investigative Reporting - Moderator Read more »

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David Kennedy: The Modern American Military

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Mon, Jun 3 2013 - 6:00pm

Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History, Emeritus, Stanford University; Editor, The Modern American Military

John Diaz, Editorial Page Editor, San Francisco Chronicle - Moderator Read more »

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Journey into the Whirlwind by Eugenia Ginzberg

Mon, Jun 3 2013 - 5:30pm

 

Russians have written many justly famous memoirs, and this one is among the best. Ginzberg provides an account of her suffering and survival of a sentence to prison and labor camps. We will discuss this woman’s story of her arrest in 1937, charged with being a Trotskyist terrorist  and counterrevolutionary at the commencement of the Stalinist purges, the great terror and the gulag. Read more »

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Speaking Tips from America’s Best Speakers: Abe Lincoln and MLK

Fri, May 24 2013 - 12:00pm

Carol Fleming, Ph.D., Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors; Author, It’s the Way You Say It

Rick Gilbert, Ph.D., Author, Speaking Up: Surviving Executive Presentations

What did master orators Lincoln and MLK know about speaking that could help you? This fast-moving review of the key components of memorable public speaking will enlighten the beginner and remind and entertain the old pro. You will leave with a new appreciation of these great speakers and some new ideas for yourself. Read more »

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The Vintage Years

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Mon, May 20 2013 - 5:15pm

Francine Toder, Ph.D., California-Licensed Psychologist; Author, The Vintage Years: Finding Your Inner Artist (Writer, Musician, Visual Artist) after Sixty Read more »

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Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill

Mon, May 13 2013 - 6:00pm

Michael Shelden, Author, Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill

Monday Night Philosophy welcomes back acclaimed biographer Shelden to focus on the years between 1901 and 1915, which forged Winston Churchill’s character. At 40 Churchill was considered washed up, even though he had already built a modern navy and learned how to outwit more experienced rivals. Hear Shelden’s persuasive portrait of a dashing young suitor who pursued three great beauties of British society with his witty repartee, political flair and poetic letters. Read more »

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