Deborah Strobin & Ilie Wacs: Brother-Sister Authors of Holocaust Memoir "An Uncommon Journey"
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From Teddy Roosevelt to Martin Luther King Jr., Ronald Reagan to Bill Gates, the Commonwealth Club, the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum, has played host to countless luminary speakers. Week to Week, the club's political roundtable and social event, assembles political commentators, professors, journalists and other experts for an informative and engaging discussion of important issues. The event also includes an audience discussion of the week's events, a news quiz and a post-discussion reception, where you can meet other smart and engaged individuals and discuss the news over snacks and wine. Please see the full event description for a list of scheduled guests. Learn More
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This was an interesting story of a jewish family fleeing Austria, going to Shanghai, China,because of its' policy of accepting immigrants, staying for 10 years, and finally leaving for Canada on an American troop ship. Because of the age difference between sister and brother, their recollections were different,one from the other, but complementary. The interviewer was excellent in keeping the narrative lively, interesting, and moving along.
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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.