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Author Annie Jacobsen: "The Uncensored History of Area 51"
13 ratings
4.2 average rating
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5 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended May 23 2011

She spoke well and her topic was fascinating! I could have listened to more. Area 51 is a many secrets. Will they ever come out?

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90 events
14 reviews
58 stars
attended May 23 2011

Refreshingly, she actually has both a lovely voice and is well-spoken. However, her voice tone and color became negating, when she enumerated science and technology among various aspects in the 'mystique' of Area 51. (I can 'read' voices). ...continued

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107 events
72 reviews
6 stars
attended May 23 2011

Ms Jacobsen is obviously very eurudite on this particular subject. However, I felt she was caught unaware, without her notes, on several questions raised by the audience. She copped out by saying "It's in my book" or even, "Good question, I...continued

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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.