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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
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LosAngelesWorldAffairsCouncil
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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
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LosAngelesWorldAffairsCouncil
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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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  • Elon Musk: The World is Actually Pretty Great Right Now

    11/18/13 Elon Musk tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council why the world is great – and why newspapers look for the worst.
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  • Elon Musk: Cross-pollination of technologies of SpaceX and Tesla

    11/18/13 Elon Musk talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about how the technologies of SpaceX and Tesla cross-pollinate and complement each other.
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  • Politics in the Time of Coronavirus | Episode 6

    On this weekly livestream, Dan Schnur a politics professor at USC, UC Berkeley, and Pepperdine takes an analytical approach to the biggest headlines of the week and elevates the stories you may have missed. Dan connects the daily news to larger political trends and spends most of the time answering the live audiences' most pressing political questions. On this episode:
    1) Why Trump Can Win Re-Election — And Why He Can’t
    2) Ready or Not: The Re-Opening Is Here
    3) How the Pandemic is Increasing Global Hunger and Poverty

    Join our weekly livestream every Thursday at 11 am PST to make sense of politics in the time of Coronavirus.

    Check out our upcoming livestreams at: https://www.lawac.org/
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