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Talmage Boston: How the Best Did It

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Join us in-person to hear Talmage Boston’s explanations of how the leadership traits of America’s eight greatest presidents could (or at least should) be implemented by our current political leaders.

Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, FDR, Eisenhower, Kennedy and Reagan are Boston’s choices for his reflections on successful political leadership, generating unusual insights due to his merger of history with leadership lessons for our time.

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George Hammond

This event was rescheduled from April 25.

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This program is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation.

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Mon, Jul 29 / 3:00 PM PDT

The Commonwealth Club of California
United States

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Talmage Boston

Attorney; Historian; Author, How the Best Did It: Leadership Lessons from our Top Presidents

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In Conversation with George Hammond

Author, Conversations With Socrates


3–4 p.m program
(all times Pacific Time)


Members receive 30–50 percent discounts (not a member? Join)

$37 nonmembers with a book