Best-Selling Author and Activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali (Infidel) Speaks
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The last date listed for Author Ayaan Hirsi Ali was Tuesday May 25, 2010 / 7:00pm.
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I have not read her books, though I have seen other shorter interviews. I was impressed by her thoughtful answers to some difficult issues. In particular I was happy to hear her explain her reasoning behind suggesting some Muslims convert to...continued
A former member of Dutch parliament and long time human rights advocate, Ayann Hirsi Ali has lived in constant threat for her outspoken beliefs and collaboration with controversial director Theo van Gogh.
Her journey from “Infidel” continues as Ayann discusses starting her new life in America, reconciling with her Islamic past, and the personal struggles of learning to adapt to Western values.
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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.