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  • Senator George Mitchell on A Path to Peace

    George Mitchell, the former Senator who brokered the Northern Ireland Peace Agreement in 1998 and also worked to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, spoke to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council over dinner on Thursday, December 8th.
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  • Benjamin Netanyahu – Peace through Strength

    11/17/1997 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells the Los Angeles World Affairs Council that in the absence of democracies outside Israel, peace is only possible through deterrence – “Peace Through Strength”
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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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