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attended Jul 23 2008

Prof. Susskind was witty, informative and able to convey complex theoretical physics concepts simply and clearly. The event was very well managed.

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Leonard Susskind is a Professor of Theoretical Physics at Stanford University and Author of The Black Hole War: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics.

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.