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55 Star Starred
Commonwealth Club
595 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94105
415-597-6700
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4.4 average rating
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Goldstar Member
21 events
14 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 18 2010

Arianna is as brilliant and charming in person as she is on television and in writing. It was a delightful talk, and the event was well-organized at The Commonwealth Club.

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239 events
120 reviews
25 stars
attended Nov 18 2010

It was fun to see her in person but I really did not hear anything that was really new but glad to be in a room of mostly kindred souls.

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37 events
9 reviews
22 stars
attended Nov 18 2010

I agree with the previous reviews. It was great to hear Arianna in person and to be in the same room as kindred spirits. All associated with this event were very gracious, but getting to the Club during rush hour was a quite a challenge. Also,...continued

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Website

https://tickets.commonwealthclub.org/open.asp?show=2054

Quotes & Highlights

Ariana Huffington co-founded the influential online news source, The Huffington Post.

Description

Arianna Huffington, Co-founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Huffington Post; Author, _Third World America: How Our Politicians Are Abandoning the Middle Class and Betraying the American Dream _

“It is no longer an exaggeration to say that middle-class Americans are an endangered species," says Huffington. She is now sounding the alarm on “Third World America” She takes on the menacing duo of Washington and Wall Street, brazenly charging politicians with abandonment of the middle class and claiming the disappearance of the American Dream. Is the American middle class really in danger of extinction? How can we close the widening gap between the haves and have-nots? Hear what one of the most influential voices in modern media has to say about America’s imminent (or not so imminent) collapse.

About the Ticket Supplier: Commonwealth Club

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation’s oldest and largest public affairs forum, presenting over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy.

Founded in 1903, the Commonwealth Club has played host to a diverse and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to Erin Brockovich in 2001. Along the way, Martin Luther King, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and Bill Gates have all given landmark speeches at the Club.