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  • A Conversation with Professor Lawrence H. Summers: Economic Recovery for a Post-Pandemic Nation

    This livestream features Former Treasury Secretary and leading economist, Lawrence H. Summers. Along with serving as the 71st Secretary of the Treasury in the Clinton Administration, Dr. Summers served as Director of the White House National Economic Council in the Obama Administration, as President of Harvard University, and as the Chief Economist of the World Bank. This discussion is moderated by U.S. Bank Senior Vice President and Portfolio Management Managing Director Bill Dolan. Dr. Summers addresses what is needed structurally for the nation’s economy to recover, and what we can expect to see within domestic and international markets once the pandemic is over.

    Thank you to our webinar sponsor, U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management

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  • Ban Ki-moon - Secretary-General of the United Nations

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon spoke to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council on Tuesday, April 5, 2016
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  • Brian Jenkins on the Evolution of Terrorism

    Brian Jenkins, senior adviser to the President of Rand Corporation and expert on counterterrorism, in conversation with Terry McCarthy, President of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council.

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  • Sen. John McCain: US is the indispensable nation

    3/20/14 Senator John McCain tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council the US is “the indispensable nation” and ‘if we don’t lead, who will?”
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  • James Bamford NSA Expert and Author

    NSA Expert and Author James Bamford speaking to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council on February 4, 2015 about the NSA, America’s Secrets and Edward Snowden.

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  • 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
    425 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.

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