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  • A Special Message from the Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall

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    Featured Speakers in Order of Appearance:
    1 - Silvia Chiave, Italian Consul General to Los Angeles
    2 - Jon Regardie, Los Angeles magazine contributor - with Los Angeles County Supervisor (5th District) and Board Chair Kathryn Barger, and Dr. Barbara Ferrer Director, LA County Dept. of Public Health
    3 - Ambassador Jose Manuel Romualdez of the Philippines - with by RAND Senior Defense Analyst Derek Grossman
    4 - Maryam Zar, Founder of Womenfound - with Charles Lister, Dr. Zaki Lababidi, and Thomas McClure
    5 - Pete Buttigieg, former Presidential Candidate and Mayor of South Bend - with Judy Woodruff, anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour
    6 - Lawrence H. Summers, 71st Treasury Secretary - with Bill Dolan, U.S. Bank SVP & and Portfolio Management Managing Director
    7 - Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter, CEO of New America - with Robert J. Abernethy
    8 - Guy Raz, NPR host, co-creator, and editorial director - with The Honorable Maria Contreras-Sweet, 24th Administrator of the U.S. Small Business agency
    9 - Martha Barcena Coqui, Mexican Ambassador to the US
    10 - See note 2
    11 - See note 1
    12 - See note 4
    13 - Sewell Chan, Editorial Page Editor at the LA Times - with Jeffrey Wasserstrom, UC Irvine History Department, and Elaine Yu, reporter for the New York Times
    14 - Dan Schnur, Politics Professor at USC, UC-Berkeley, and Pepperdine - with US Senator Tim Scott
    15 - See note 6
    16 - John R. Allen, President of the Brookings Institution
    17 - Dr. Fiona Hill, Former Deputy Assistant to the President & Sr. Director on the National Security Council
    18 - Robert J. Abernethy, Chairman of American Standard Development Company and Board Member of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall
    19 - Ron Brownstein, CNN Senior Political Analyst & Senior Editor for The Atlantic - with Dan Schnur

    Production by Claire Krelitz
  • Congressman Jimmy Gomez on the Future Leadership of America

    Kyle Langan sits down with Congressman Jimmy Gomez for a conversation on being a young federal legislator, what drove him to politics, threats to America's democracy, and the future of the country.

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  • US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

    US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke to LAWAC on February 26, 2018 about the economy, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and more.

The Digital Library has been made possible through a generous grant from the Giles W. And Elise G. Mead Foundation