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Steve Blank: How to Build a Great Company, Step by Step

Tue, Aug 14 2012 - 6:00pm

Steve Blank: How to Build a Great Company, Step by Step

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Chinatown Walking Tour #10

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Thu, Aug 16 2012 - 2:00pm

Chinatown Walking Tour #10

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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. Read more »

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Book Discussion: "The Warmth of Other Suns" by Isabel Wilkerson

Tue, Sep 4 2012 - 5:30pm

The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

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Sweeta Noori: The State of Afghanistan

Fri, Jun 29 2012 - 12:00pm

Sweeta Nori: The State of Afghanistan

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Afghanistan Country Director, Women for Women International

Dr. Ruth Shapiro, Social Entrepreneur in Residence, The Commonwealth Club - Moderator

A leading advocate for global women’s issues discusses the state of post-troop withdrawal in Afghanistan as well as the role of women in peace talks with the Taliban. Read more »

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"The Old Gringo" by Carlos Fuentes

Mon, Jul 2 2012 - 5:30pm

The Old Gringo

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The group will discuss The Old Gringo, by the late Carlos Fuentes, one of his greatest works. Read more »

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Road to Valor

Wed, Jun 20 2012 - 6:00pm

Road to Valor

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Andres McConnon, Historical Researcher; Co-author, Road to Valor
Aili McConnon, Journalist; Co-Author, Road to Valor

Gino Bartali was a chain-smoking, Chianti-loving, Tuscan cyclist who won the Tour de France in 1938 and 1948, and set the Tour record, unbroken to this day, for the longest time span between victories. Read more »

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A Discussion of the Biography, "Steve Jobs" by Walter Isaacson

Mon, Jun 4 2012 - 5:30pm

A Discussion of the biography, Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

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This discussion will be led by Howard Crane and Barbara Massey.

This biography by Walter Isaacson is the first authorized by Steve Jobs. Consisting mostly of a series of interviews with Jobs conducted over two years, the biography also includes interviews with family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues. Read more »

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Paul Krugman: End This Depression Now

Tue, May 22 2012 - 6:00pm

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Andy Cohen: Bravo's Man of Moxie

Wed, May 16 2012 - 7:30pm

Andy Cohen, Bravo’s Man of Moxie

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Andy Cohen, Executive Producer, Bravo; Author, Most Talkative: Stories from the Front Lines of Pop Culture
Donna Sachet, Drag Queen Extraordinaire; Star of Sunday's "A Drag," Harry Denton's Starlight Room - MC

“To me pride means being exactly who you are.” Cohen’s moxie, trademark smirk and fashion savvy have made him a modern pop-culture king. Read more »

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Willie Brown: 2012 Annual Lecture on Political Trends

Tue, May 15 2012 - 6:00pm

Willie Brown: 2012 Annual Lecture on Political Trends Read more »

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