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  • Ed Stone of JPL on Voyager spacecrafts’ discoveries

    1/21/15 Former JPL Director Dr Ed Stone talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about the Voyager spacecrafts’ discoveries of volcanoes, oceans and geysers on other planets.
    467 Views
  • Elon Musk on flying to Mars

    11/18/13 Elon Musk tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council how humans could get to Mars, and live there under a transparent dome.
    341 Views
  • Cai Wu, Minister of Culture for People's Republic of China: China at a Cultural Crossroad

    Chinese Minister of Culture Cai Wu addressing the Los Angeles World Affairs Council on July 2, 2014.

    To learn more about the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, visit: www.lawac.org
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    465 Views
  • Dr. Ed Stone, Former Director of Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Project Scientist on Voyager

    Dr. Ed Stone, Former Director of Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Project Scientist on Voyager, addressed members of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council over dinner at The Athenaeum at CalTech.
    190 Views
  • Reza Aslan – the gospels not meant to be factual

    2/5/2014 Author Reza Aslan talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about why the gospels were not written to be factual, but were “constructed stories” to reveal deeper truths about Jesus.
    221 Views
  • Q & A with Zaza Urushadze and Ivo Felt on Estonia's Oscar Nominee "Tangerines"

    Following our screening of Tangerines, we were joined by Director Zaza Urushadze and Producer Ivo Felt for a Q & A, moderated by Los Angeles World Affairs Council President Terry McCarthy.

    This screening was part of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council Award-Season Foreign Film series.

    For more info on our screenings and events, visit www.lawac.org

    Song is Mandariinid Theme Written by: Niaz Diasamidze from the Tangerines Soundtrack
    703 Views
  • Virunga Screening with Director Orlando von Einsiedel and Joanna Natasegara Q&A

    The LA World Affairs Council screened the remarkable Oscar-nominated documentary Virunga on Thursday, Jan. 22nd. Council President Terry McCarthy asks Director Orlando von Einsiedel "Explicit threats were made to the rangers . . . were you scared about becoming involved [in the dispute between oil company SOCO and the national park], using covert footage?"

    To learn more about our Foreign Film Series, visit www.lawac.org
    418 Views
  • Sen. John McCain: don’t appease aggression

    3/20/14 Senator John McCain tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council that “history shows If you cave into aggressors, it only encourages further aggression.”
    577 Views
  • Carly Fiorina, Former CEO of Hewlett Packard

    Carly Fiorina addresses the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, talking about her own political plans, her observations about other presidential hopefuls in the Republican and Democratic parties, and how she thinks her experience in the corporate world could translate into government.
    1298 Views
  • Leslie Moonves, President and CEO of CBS Corporation

    Leslie Moonves, President and CEO of CBS Corporation, addressing the Los Angeles World Affairs Council on American and Global Entertainment.

    Event date: November 19, 2014.

    For more info: visit www.lawac.org
    625 Views

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