Now & Then

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Framing the Sixties: The Use and Abuse of a Decade from Ronald Reagan to George W. Bush

Thu, Jun 17 2010 - 6:00pm

Framing the Sixties: The Use and Abuse of a Decade from Ronald Reagan to George W. Bush

Bernard von Bothmer, Author, Framing the Sixties; Historian; Professor, USF and Dominican University of California

In his insightful historical analysis of the 1960s, von Bothmer interviewed more than 120 key figures such as James A. Baker, Edwin Meese, Michael Dukakis, Bill Bradley, Robert Bork, Arthur Schlesinger, Noam Chomsky, Bob Woodward and others to explore how that decade continues to shape presidential politics. Read more »

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And Yet, We Are Not Broken: the Journey of Recovery

Mon, Feb 8 2010 - 6:00pm

And Yet, We Are Not Broken: The Journey of Recovery

Janice Mirikitani, Co-founder/Founding President, Glide Foundation; San Francisco’s 2nd Poet Laureate

Mirikitani speaks about recovery of her life from a childhood history of incest, abuse, violence and internment of her family in WWII camps. She has worked for 43 years in partnership with the Rev. Cecil Williams. She shares her journey to recover her own voice and to create programs where other women, men, and young people have recovered theirs. Read more »

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