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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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A Soundscape by Bernie Krause

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Mon, Aug 5 2013 - 12:00pm

Bernie Krause, Ph.D., Musician; Naturalist; Director, Wild Sanctuary Read more »

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Tipping Point for Planet Earth

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Mon, Aug 19 2013 - 6:00pm

Anthony D. Barnosky, Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley; Cox Visiting Professor, Department of Environmental Earth System Science, Stanford University Read more »

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How to Navigate Epic Estate Battles Before They Start

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Mon, Jun 17 2013 - 5:15pm

This program has been rescheduled to September 5. Click here to register. Read more »

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Walmart. Emit Less. Live Better

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Mon, May 6 2013 - 6:00pm

Aron Cramer, President and CEO, Business for Social Responsibility

Andrea Thomas, Senior Vice President of Sustainability, Walmart 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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Pit Stop in the Paris of Africa

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Mon, Sep 23 2013 - 6:00pm

Julie R. Dargis, Independent Writer and Publisher Read more »

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Clean Communities

Fri, Mar 22 2013 - 11:00am

Clean Communities

Alex Mehran, CEO, Sunset Development
Carl Shannon, Managing Director, Tishman Speyer
Gabriel Metcalf, Executive Director, San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Assocation Read more »

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