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Michael Nacht Distinguished Lecture in Politics and Public Policy

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The Honorable Willie Brown on the 2018 Midterms and Strategy for 2020

The Honorable Willie Brown on the 2018 Midterms and Strategy for 2020

Willie Brown

Date: November 29, 2018 Duration: 60 minutes

Two-term Mayor of San Francisco and Speaker of the California State Assembly Willie Brown discusses the midterm elections and shares his knowledge of California politics, government, and civic life.

The Power of Public Investment: Improving Our Economy, Our Climate and Our Future

The Power of Public Investment: Improving Our Economy, Our Climate and Our Future

John Chiang

Date: September 18, 2017 Duration: 55 minutes

Saving Capitalism with Robert Reich

Saving Capitalism with Robert Reich

Robert Reich

Event: 2015 Michael Nacht Distinguished Lecture in Politics & Public Policy

Date: December 1, 2015 Duration: 53 minutes

Robert Reich, Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy, reveals how power and influence have created a new American oligarchy, a shrinking middle class, and the greatest income inequality and wealth disparity in 80 years. Citing his latest book, Saving Capitalism: For the Many, Not the Few, Professor Reich lays out what he argues must be done to restore democracy and rebuild the US economy. 

Politics, Policy, PTSD and Prions: football players, soldiers and older people

Politics, Policy, PTSD and Prions: football players, soldiers and older people

Stanley B. Prusiner, M.D.

Event: 2014 Michael Nacht Distinguished Lecture in Politics & Public Policy

Date: February 25, 2014 Duration: 89 minutes

A discussion of the revolutionary advances in brain degeneration, focusing on federal and business support for developing drugs to prevent and treat neurodegenerative diseases, e.g. Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s diseases, in athletes, combatants and the elderly.