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  • Libertador (The Liberator) Q & A with cast members Steve Wilcox and Alex Furth

    A Q & A with cast members Steve Wilcox and Alex Furth, following our screening of Libertador (The Liberator), Venezuela's submission for the 2015 Best Foreign Language Film.

    To learn more about our upcoming screenings and events, visit www.lawac.org.

    Song is Destierro a Cartagena from The Liberator Soundrack, composed by Gustavo Dudamel.
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  • Treasury Sec Geithner- act quickly and forcefully in financial crisis

    7/31/2012 Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about the lessons learned from 2008 financial crisis: act quickly and forcefully – or see the economy shrink from under your feet
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  • Wendy Kopp, Founder of Teach for America: Education for All

    Founder of Teach for America and Teach for All, Wendy Kopp, addressing the Los Angeles World Affairs Council on Education for All

    To learn more about the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, visit: www.lawac.org
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  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Hollywood Palladium February 26, 1965

    Audio from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech on February 26, 1965, 9 days before Selma, when he addressed the Los Angeles World Affairs Council at a luncheon at the Hollywood Palladium.

    Dr. King's speech begins at 9:35

    Although he had received the Nobel Peace Prize just two months before, he was under heavy guard during his visit following the recent assassination of Malcolm X and growing tensions in Selma.

    For more information on Los Angeles World Affairs Council speakers and transcripts of past events, please visit www.lawac.org.
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  • Q & A with Ramzy Malouki on Mauritania's Oscar Nominee "Timbuktu"

    Following our screening of Timbuktu, we held a Q & A with Ramzy Malouki, Los Angeles Bureau Chief of Canal+ and member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, representing Algeria, Belgium, France, Morocco and Tunisia, moderated by Los Angeles World Affairs Council President Terry McCarthy.

    This screening was part of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council's Award Season Foreign Film Series. For more info, visit www.lawac.org

    Song is Timbuktu Fasso [feat. Fatoumata Diawara] by Amine Bouhafa from the Timbuktu Soundtrack
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  • Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA 39th District) on ISIS, Iran, Russia and America’s Foreign Policy

    Congressman Ed Royce speaking to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council at the Sofitel Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA on September 23, 2014.

    To learn more about the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, visit: www.lawac.org
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  • Robert Gates

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  • President Paul Kagame: RWANDA: BUILDING A NATION FROM A NIGHTMARE

    Rwandan President Paul Kagame addresses the Los Angeles World Affair Council.

    To learn more about the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, visit: www.lawac.org
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  • Elon Musk on self-driving cars

    11/18/13 Elon Musk talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about Safety and Self-Driving Cars.
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  • Peter Diamandis on government regulation blocking innovation

    2/12/15 Peter Diamandis, CEO of X Prize, tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council why he fears government over-regulation will stifle innovation.
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