Winter/Spring 1997

January 7 Dr. Ramon Cortines,
Special Advisor to the U.S.Secretary of Education

The Community’s Capacity to Improve Schools

January 21 Dr. Estelle Freedman,
Professor of History; Chair, Feminist Studies, Stanford University

Maternal Justice: The Female Reform Tradition in Modern America

February 4 James Ware,
United States District Judge

Access to Justice: Reclaiming our Rights

February 17 Molly Ivins,
political columnist, Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Molly Ivins Can’t Say That, Can She?

March 4 Susan Shillinglaw,
professor of English; Director of the Steinbeck Research Center

Steinbeck: A Voice for the Voiceless

March 18 Victor Martinez, poet and novelist

From Poetry to the Novel

April 1 I. Michael Heyman, Secretary of the Smithsonian

Dilemmas Faced by Public Museums

April 15 Susan Sheehan,
writer, The New Yorker

The Second Best Job in the World

May 6 Weslia Whitfield, song stylist

Mike Greensill, pianist and musical conductor

A Journey of the American Song

May 13 Joy Carlin,
actress and director

“Both Sides of the Footlights

May 20 Orville Schell,
Dean, Graduate School of Journalism, UC-Berkeley

China and Hong Kong: A Marriage in Trouble

June 3 Hon. Rebecca Q. Morgan,
CEO, Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network; former State Senator, former County Supervisor

Shaping Policy in a Public-Private Consortium

Hon. Dianne McKenna,
former County Supervisor; former Mayor and member, Sunnyvale City Council

The Future of Our Children

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