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  • A Private War Cast Q & A - Rosamund Pike Jamie Dornan Matt Heineman and Armie Hammer

    Following the November 3rd screening of A Private War at the Landmark Theater, Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan, and Matthew Heineman (Director - Cartel Land, City of Ghosts) take part in a Q & A moderated by Armie Hammer.

    To learn more about events and international and documentary film screenings with the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, visit www.lawac.org.
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  • Designing the Future

    Franz Von Holzhausen, Tesla

    Moderator: Jay Ward, Pixar Animation Studios

    A moderated conversation with Tesla's Chief of Design.
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  • Dr. William J. Perry on "Nuclear Threats in a Chaotic World"

    Dr. William J. Perry was the 19th U.S. Secretary of Defense. He spoke to a LAWAC dinner about why nuclear threats are greater today than they were during the Cold War. To learn more about Dr. Perry visit www.wjperryproject.org.
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  • Robert Gates: My War with “insulting, incompetent, hypocritical” Congress

    1/30/14 Defense Secretary Robert Gates talks to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council about his constant fights with the “insulting, incompetent, hypocritical, rude, bullying, parochial, egotistical, think-skinned” Congress
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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.

    To learn more about the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, visit: http://www.lawac.org/
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LosAngelesWorldAffairsCouncil
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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 Zaza Urushadze and Ivo Felt on Estonia's Oscar Nominee "Tangerines"

    Following our screening of Tangerines, we were joined by Director Zaza Urushadze and Producer Ivo Felt for a Q & A, moderated by Los Angeles World Affairs Council President Terry McCarthy.

    This screening was part of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council Award-Season Foreign Film series.

    For more info on our screenings and events, visit www.lawac.org

    Song is Mandariinid Theme Written by: Niaz Diasamidze from the Tangerines Soundtrack
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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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  • Dr. Ed Stone, Former Director of Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Project Scientist on Voyager

    Dr. Ed Stone, Former Director of Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Project Scientist on Voyager, addressed members of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council over dinner at The Athenaeum at CalTech.
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  • Carly Fiorina, Former CEO of Hewlett Packard

    Carly Fiorina addresses the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, talking about her own political plans, her observations about other presidential hopefuls in the Republican and Democratic parties, and how she thinks her experience in the corporate world could translate into government.
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