Fall 2007

September 18 Michael Kirst,
Professor of Education and Business Administration, Stanford University

Improving California’s School Governance and Finance Systems – Enabling More Effective Schools

October 2 Mary Greenwood,
Santa Clara County Public Defender

Indigent Defense and its Challenges

October 16 Richard Lederer,
Verbivore, author

A Morning of Language and Laughter

November 6 Roberto Salas,

A Revolution in Pictures

November 20 Georgie Gleim,
Owner, Gleim Jewelers

Diamond Mining and Conflict Diamonds in Africa

December 4 Wesla Whitfield and Mike Greensill,

Livin’ on Love

January 8 Valerie Hemingway,

Running With the Bulls: My Life with the Hemingways

January 15 Mick LaSalle,
Author and film critic for the San Francisco Chronicle

The American Consciousness As Expressed Through Our Movies