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Oakland Speakers Series 2013/2014

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013 8:00p
Paramount Theatre Oakland, CA

Doors open at 7:00pm

The Oakland Speakers Series provides an open, unbiased forum for the exchange of ideas and the intellectual enrichment of the community. Speakers are chosen on the basis of their extraordinary achievements and unique expertise in their particular field of endeavor.

Bob Woodward - Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Gwen Ifill - Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Leon Panetta - Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Steve Wozniak - Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Platon - Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Doris Kearns
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Bob Woodward
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Bob Woodward has worked for The Washington Post since 1971. He has won nearly every American journalism award, and the Post won the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for his work with Carl Bernstein on the Watergate scandal....
Gwen Ifill
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Gwen Ifill is moderator and managing editor of Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal and senior correspondent for The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. She is also slated to moderate the Vice Presidential debate in St....
Doris Kearns Goodwin
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Doris Kearns Goodwin is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian. Her next book, 'The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism,' is available in October 2013.
Steve Wozniak
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A Silicon Valley icon and philanthropist for the past three decades, Steve Wozniak helped shape the computing industry with his design of Apple’s first line of products the Apple I and II and influenced the popular Macintosh....
Leon Panetta
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Co-founder of the Panetta Institute for Public Policy, Leon E. Panetta returned to the Institute on February 27, 2013, after serving as the 23rd Secretary of Defense. A Monterey native and Santa Clara University School of Law graduate, Secretary Panetta began his long and distinguished public service career in 1964 as a First Lieutenant in the U....
Gabrielle Giffords
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U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords has become known across the country for her resilience in the face of violence, and for her consensus-building leadership in Congress. On November 2, 2010, Gabrielle Giffords was re-elected by the people of Arizona’s Eighth Congressional District – a diverse area that covers 9,000 square miles including a 114-mile border with Mexico....
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