Fall 1996

September 17 Mr. Philip Trounstine,
San Jose Mercury News Political Editor

Covering the Republican and Democratic Conventions: Perspectives of a Political Writer

October 1 Dr. Michael McFaul,
Professor of Political Science, Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Presidential Elections: What Do They Mean for Russian Democracy

October 15 Mr. Vincent Bugliosi,
former prosecutor for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office; attorney, author, Outrage, Helter-Skelter

The Prosecutor Speaks: Is Justice Being Served?

November 5 Dr. Charles Barber,
conductor, pre-concert lecturer

Great Conductors and How They Got That Way

November 19 Bruno Wassertheil,
former CBS News chief radio correspondent in Israel;

Israel and the Palestinians: Rushing Headlong Toward Peace or Disaster

December 3 Dr. Angela Meyer,
Director of Marketing & Client Services, Failure Analysis

Learning From Disasters: Examples From the Files of Failure Analysis