Free Speech Activist, Hustler Publisher Larry Flynt Talks Sex, Politics, History
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The last date listed for Larry Flynt: One Nation Under Sex was Wednesday May 18, 2011 / 6:30pm.
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As the host of his own eponymous news talk shows on PBS and Public Radio International, Tavis Smiley's face and authoritative voice are well-known. He's also the author of the new book Death of a King, which chronicles the trials and tribulations Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. faced during the year before his April 1968 assassination. Smiley joins retired Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge LaDoris H. Cordell for a discussion about Dr. King's final days. They'll highlight his leadership and perseverance in the face of assaults on his character and ideology. After their conversation, Smiley will be available for book-signing. Learn More
Per my companion, the white wine was "fair" there was no foodDeborah Tannen (Author of You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation) info • Mar 15 2013 star this tip starred
BART or after 6 p.m. parkingDeborah Tannen (Author of You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation) info • Mar 15 2013 star this tip starred
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Featured review from Kenyon At WorkRed Velvet
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Wow! Both speakers were so interesting, and a great moderator. Free, cold white wine, too - thanks CC! Seating is hotel-conference-like - so get there early to snag a decent one. 'Hard to find the actual event room the first time - so allow time for that, too. Buy book ahead, if you can, for a bargain - but they didn't "up" the price at the event, either. He was only able to sign books, not other items, due to time constraints. A really great event and a bargain. Thanks, GS!
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This was a very informative evening with the two authors and their excellent interviewer, all three educated in their respective fields. The venue was at maximum capacity, which was expected, as the material was interesting, and the question and...continued
Larry Flynt, Publisher; Activist; Co-author, _One Nation Under Sex _
David Eisenbach, Ph.D., Professor of American History, Columbia University; Co-author, One Nation Under Sex
In conversation with Phil Bronstein, Editor at Large, Hearst Newspapers
Legendary Hustler publisher Flynt is seen as a pro-sexuality trailblazer to some folks, but for others he’s the source for sex scandal and smut. Yet for three decades, Flynt has been a symbol of sexual freedom, crusading for First Amendment rights and against political hypocrisy. His landmark Supreme Court case, Hustler Magazine v. Falwell, is taught in law schools. Now, Flynt and Columbia historian Eisenbach have teamed up to tackle America’s sexual mores past and present, as well as the evolving role of the press as truth-seeking opinion-shapers. Join us as the fearless Flynt takes a look at freedom of expression, sexual politics and privacy.
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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.