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Great Minds Salon Series

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Series:  #99     Date:  Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022     [freepress.org]   [grassrootsep.org]  [

A Gathering to Save our Elections & Our Earth

By Marianne Williamson - political activist, spiritual and progressive, best selling author

For the Grassroots Emergency Election Protection Coalition & No Nukes/No War (GREEP)

      Host:  Cynthia Anderson Barker

Address:  1448 Club View Drive, Westwood, CA  90024

  Tickets:  Limited In-Person Attendance. Pay in advance. $36.00

Notes: Please donate to Grassroots Election Protection via Columbus Institute for Contemporary Journalism (CICJ)

2020-2022

2015-2019

Series:  #77     Date:  Thursday, March 26, 2015   [archive]

The Perfect Kill: 21 Laws for Assassins

By Robert Baer - American author and former CIA case officer assigned to the Middle East. Time.com intelligence colomnist. Contributor to Vanity Fair, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post. Frequent commentator and author about issues related to international relations, espionage and US foreign policy.

Moderator:  Professor Peter Mathews

       Hosts:  Jan Goodman and Jerry Manpearl

   Address:  939 San Vicente Blvd., Santa Monica, CA  90402

     Tickets:  $25.00 includes dinner and drinks. PDLA and SCADA Members $20.00

Notes: Ron Howard and Brian Grazer's Imagine Entertainment recently purchase the rights to The Perfect Kill.

Series:  #76     Date:  Thursday, March 26, 2015     [archive]

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Selma March. From King to Obama: Witness to a Turbulent History

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson - Contributing writer, author, columnist and activist

    Hosts:  Jan Goodman and Jerry Manpearl

Address:  939 San Vicente Blvd., Santa Monica, CA  90402

  Tickets:  $25.00 includes dinner and drinks. PDLA and SCADA Members $20.00

Notes: Activist-author's latest book examines legendary figures.

Series:  #75     Date:  Wednesday, February 25, 2015     [archive]

Inside Syria: The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect

By Reese Elrich, Journalist - best-selling book author and freelance journalist who writes for CBS radio, Austrailian Broadcasting Corp., and National Public Radio. Special Correspondent for GlobalPost.

      Host:  Ted Vaill

Address:  20249 Inland Lane, Malibu, CA  90265

  Tickets:  $25.00 includes dinner and drinks. PDLA and SCADA Members $20.00

Notes: Based on first-hand reporting from Syria and Washington, journalist Reese Erlich unravels the complex dynamics underlying the Syrian civil war. Through vivid, on-the-ground accounts and interviews with both rebel leaders and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Erlich gives the reader a better understanding of this momentous power struggle and why it matters.

2010-2014

Series:  #72     Date:  Thursday, September 18, 2014   [archive]

The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It

By John W. Dean - Internationally known award-winning author and lecturer

Introduction by:  Professor Peter Mathews

         Host:  Linda Leibovitch

   Address:  (to be announced)

     Tickets:  $25.00 includes dinner and drinks. PDLA and SCADA Members $20.00

Notes: President Richard M. Nixon's Nemesis andTimes bestselling author John W. Dean connects the dots between what we've come to believe about Watergate and what actually happened.

Series:  #68     Date:  Tuesday, May 20, 2014   [scvyoungdems.org]     [myemail.constantcontact.com]

All the President's Bankers by Nomi Prins

Hear Conversations with Mr. 1%, Mark Pash, CEO Center for Progressive Economics

and Nomi Prins, Bestselling author: All the Presidents' Bankers

Moderator:  Brad Parker

         Host:  The Mersons

   Address:  (to be announced)

     Tickets:  $25.00 includes dinner and drinks. PDLA and SCADA Members $20.00

Notes: Mark and Nomi will discuss the Fight over Inequality, the 1% vs the Rest of America. But Mark his words, there is a solution to all this financial pollution.

Series:  #46     Date:  Tuesday, April 5, 2011   [archive]

Ilene Proctor and City Lights Publishers Present

Crossing Zero: The AfPak War at the Turning Point of American Empire

By Elizabeth Gould and Paul Fitzgerald

Moderator:  Byron De Lear

       Hosts:  Cheri and Naran Shanker

   Address:  Los Angeles (to be announced)

     Tickets:  $25.00 includes dinner and drinks. PDLA and SCADA Members $20.00

Notes: Invitation to an Afghan War debate leading into Great Minds event in LA on April 5th

Series:  #38     Date:  Tuesday, April 23, 2010   [discomfit.blogspot.com]

A Terrible Mistake:  The Murder of Frank Olson and the CIA's Secret Cold War Experiments

By H.P. Albarelli, Author

        Moderator:  Matt Damon - I Wish, Aiming High

  Entertainment:  Keaton Simons

Honored Guest:  Eric Roberts

       Hosts:  Jan Goodman and Jerry Manpearl

   Address:  939 San Vicente Blvd., Santa Monica, CA  90402     (310) 458-7213

     Tickets:  $20.00 includes dinner and drinks. PDLA and SCADA Members $15.00

Notes: "MK Ultra and CIA human experimentation. The CIA Used People as Innocent Human Guinae Pigs in LSD Experiments. And Worse."