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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
    Music: https://www.bensound.com
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  • 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.
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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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  • Dianne Feinstein on the Iran Nuclear Deal

    US Senator Dianne Feinstein in conversation with Terry McCarthy, President of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council.

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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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  • Cai Wu, Minister of Culture for People's Republic of China: China at a Cultural Crossroad

    Chinese Minister of Culture Cai Wu addressing the Los Angeles World Affairs Council on July 2, 2014.

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