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Dr. William F. Schulz: Do Human Rights Have a Future?

Mon, Dec 5 2011 - 6:00pm

Do Human Rights Have a Future?

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Dr. William F. Schulz, Former Executive Director, Amnesty International USA; President, Unitarian Universalist Service Committee Read more »

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"In Patagonia" by Bruce Chatwin

Mon, Dec 5 2011 - 5:30pm

In Patagonia

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Join fellow book lovers to discuss In Patagonia, by the late Bruce Chatwin, both a captivating travel narrative and an extraordinary literary meditation on the southern tip of South America, one of the most remote and exotic locations on the planet. Originally published in 1977, Chatwin's book continues to be seen as one of the great works of travel writing of the 20th century. Read more »

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Robert Mueller, FBI Director - Library Seating

Thu, Nov 17 2011 - 12:30pm

Changing Threats in a Changing World: Staying Ahead of Terrorists, Spies and Hackers Read more »

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Robert Mueller, FBI Director: Changing Threats In A Changing World

Thu, Nov 17 2011 - 11:30am

Changing Threats in a Changing World: Staying Ahead of Terrorists, Spies and Hackers

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Robert S. Mueller III, Director, FBI

As technology and globalization change our world, the threats to our nation’s security are changing as well. The FBI must stay ahead of these changes, in order to protect our safety and prosperity. Read more »

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Dr. Susan Hockfield - President of MIT

Wed, Nov 9 2011 - 7:00pm

Revving Up America's Innovation Engine

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Dr. Susan Hockfield, President, MIT
Stephen Wright, Vice President of Strategic Communications, Silicon Valley Leaderships Group- Moderator

The U.S. rose as an economic power on the strength of its innovation system: We pursued advanced scientific research, turned those discoveries into breakthrough innovations and manufactured them for markets around the world. Read more »

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Reid Hoffman & Brian Chesky Talk Two Generations of Tech

Wed, Nov 2 2011 - 7:30pm

Reid Hoffman and Brian Chesky Talk Two Generations of Tech

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Chinatown Walking Tour #5

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Wed, Nov 9 2011 - 2:00pm

Chinatown Walking Tour

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Enjoy another 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 and the famous Fortune Cookie Factory. Read more »

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"The Finkler Question" by Howard Jacobson

Mon, Nov 7 2011 - 5:30pm

The Finkler Question

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Please join us as we discuss the 2010 Man Booker Prize winner, The Finkler Question, by Howard Jacobson. Set in modern-day London, the novel is described by The Washington Post as "a tragicomic meditation" on the nature of anti-Semitism. As a reminder, this is a book discussion group. The author will NOT be present.

MLF: SF Book Discussion
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SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. Read more »

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North Beach Walking Tour #4

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Wed, Oct 19 2011 - 2:00pm

North Beach Walking Tour

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Join another Commonwealth Club Neighborhood Adventure! Read more »

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Dr. Francis S. Collins: Director, National Institutes of Health

Mon, Oct 3 2011 - 6:00pm

A Revolution in Biomedical Innovation

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Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D, Director, National Institutes of Health

Larry Brilliant, M.D., MPH, President and CEO, Skoll Global Threats Fund - Moderator Read more »

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