Fall 2003

September 16 Barbara Ehrenreich,
Author of Blood Rites; The Worst Years of Our Lives. A frequent contributor to Time, The New Republic and The New York Times Magazine.

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America.

October 7 Bruce Neckers,
Trial attorney, Immediate past President of the State Bar Of Michigan and a Fellow in the American College of Trial Layers and The International Society of Barristers.

Civil Liberties in a Time of National Crisis.

October 21 Dr. Philip Lee,
Senior Scholar at the Institute for Health Policy Studies and Professor Emeritus of Social Medicine, Department of Medicine, U.C.S.F. Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The Future of Health Care: Will physicians change and embrace e-technology or continue in their current pattern?

November 4 Kirk Hansen,
Executive Director of the Mark Kula Center for Applied Ethics at the University of Santa Clara; Senior Lecturer in Business Administration at Stanford.

Reversing the Ethical Crisis in America.

November 18 Robert Kline,
Executive Vice President of 20th Century Fox Television, Co-founder of Lifetime Television and Producer of 22 films. Professor of Film and media at the University of Southern California.

Film, Film, Film.

December 2 Patrick Hatcher,
Retired historian from U.C. Berkley and now with the Center for the Pacific Rim, University of San Francisco. He is a narrator for film and television.

A Russian Birthday: St. Petersburg at 300.

January 6 Mark Bollwinkel,
Senior Pastor of Los Altos Methodist Church and an active professional potter. He has demonstrated and exhibited his art throughout the Bay Area.

Breaking the Mold: Existential Influences in 20th Century Ceramic Art and our Culture.

January 20 Bruce Cain,
Robson Professor of Political Science, U.C. Berkley and Director of the Institute of Governmental Studies.

What does the year 2004 hold for our state and the nation?

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