Past Event

Jim Leach: Civility in a Fractured Society

Thu, Oct 14 2010 - 12:00pm

Civility in a Fractured Society

This program is cancelled

Jim Leach, Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

A former Republican congressman from Iowa, Leach believes that civilization requires civility.  Since being appointed by President Obama as chair of the NEH, Leach has launched a 50-state civility tour to call attention to the disturbing growth of inflammatory political speech and discuss improving the quality of public discourse in America.  

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 11:30 a.m. check-in, noon program
$12 members, $20 non-members
Also know: In association with the College of Humanities at San Francisco State University and The Club's Humanities Member-Led Forum. SFSU receive the Commonwealth Club member rate by using the coupon code sent to them in an e-mail or by calling (415) 597-6705 and giving the coupon code.