Digital Library

  • Martin Luther King – crime from environment, not race

    2/26/1965 Dr Martin Luther King Jnr tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council that crime is caused by environmental factors like poverty, and it is invidious “to use the tragic results of segregation as an argument for the continuation of it.”
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  • Joel Pollak, Dan Schnur and Josh Lockman on Trump's First 100 Days

    As President Trump closed in on his first 100 days with a timely announcement about a plan to drastically cut taxes, the LA World Affairs Council hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday, May 2nd, with a former adviser to Hillary Clinton, Josh Lockman, senior Breitbart editor, Joel Pollak, and a political pollster, Dan Schnur, who all have very different views of Trump and his policies – reflecting the diversity of opinion nation-wide on the 45th President.

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  • Elon Musk: Inventing the Future with the Los Angeles World Affairs Council

    On November 18, 2013, the Founder and CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk, was interviewed for the Los Angeles World Affairs Council at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.

    To learn more about the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, visit: www.lawac.org
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    To read the transcript, please visit: http://www.lawac.org/speech-archive/pdf/1659.pdf
    54852 Views
  • General Stanley McChrystal: Lessons of Leadership

    General Stanley McChrystal address the Los Angeles World Affairs Council on May 15, 2014.

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    6861 Views
  • Reza Aslan addressing the Los Angeles World Affairs Council

    Reza Aslan, the author and religious studies expert, addressing the Los Angeles World Affairs Council on February 5th, 2014.
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  • Reza Aslan on the three things we know about Jesus

    2/5/2014 Author Reza Aslan talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about the three things he says we know about the historical figure of Jesus – and the immense amount of information we have about the time he lived through.
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  • Martin Luther King on Selma and black voting registration

    2/26/1965 Dr Martin Luther King Jnr tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about the disparities in voter registration in the South, and the barriers put up to prevent blacks from registering
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  • Joe Cirincione: “Pakistan is the Most Dangerous Country on Earth”

    3/3/15 Joe Cirincione, President of Ploughshares Fund, tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council why he thinks Pakistan’s nuclear weapons and its domestic instability make it “the most dangerous country on earth.”
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  • Peter Diamandis – Flying Stephen Hawking into zero-G

    2/12/15 Peter Diamandis of X Prize tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about flying high altitude loops with Stephen Hawking so that the renowned physicist could experience zero gravity.
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  • JPL’s Ed Stone on life on other planets

    1/21/15 Former JPL Director Dr Ed Stone tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council why he thinks there is life on other planets – even life on planets in our Solar System.
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