Past Crawford Family Forum Events

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The Presidents Club: Inside the World’s Most Exclusive Fraternity

From Hoover and Truman to Obama and Bush 1 and 2, the backroom deals, secret alliances, rescue missions and bitter rivalries among America’s current and former presidents have helped shape our politics and history over the last half century. More

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An AirTalk Event - What To Do About Iran?

Negotiations with Western powers in Turkey, internal turmoil in Iran, the Stuxnet virus, harsher sanctions, tough talk from Prime Minister Netanyahu….the headlines continue. What should the West, America and Israel do about the looming threat of a nuclear Iran? Muscular military action, a “ wait and see” approach, or a “learn to live with a nuclear Iran” approach? More

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Arts Criticism: How Does it Serve Los Angeles?

We know the first thing that arts criticism accomplishes – it tells the critic's readers if they should attend the arts event or not. But does arts criticism bring other benefits to our communities and our society? More

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AirTalk Event: The History and Future of Hollywood Film Music

Long before movies could talk, they still had the power to tell a story – with music. As film making evolved, so too did the process of scoring for the cinema. But these days, movie budgets are shrinking and composers are feeling the pinch. More

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Apple, China and This American Life: Behind the Scenes with Marketplace's Rob Schmitz

Working conditions; on-the-ground reports from the hardest-hit areas near the failing Fukushima nuclear power plant. It’s all part of the daily beat for Marketplace’s China correspondent Rob Schmitz. More

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California 2012: Convergence of Climate Change and Communities of Color

Energy, air quality, climate change in California… state and local agencies are working to address these issues, but how do these efforts impact low-income and communities of color? KPCC’s environment reporter Molly Peterson talks with representatives of The Nature Conservancy, Clean Air Matters and the LURNetwork about the intersection of health, safety and quality of life in the urban core. More

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Creating the Entrepreneurial Society

The Drucker Business Forum presents David B. Audretsch in conversation with Jack Harding. More

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VIEWS ON '92: What’s the legacy of L.A.’s 1992 Riots?

On Wednesday, April 11th, join KPCC Senior News Editor Cheryl Devall to talk about how we understand race’s role – in the ’92 upheaval itself and in our conversations about it two decades later. More

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Hell and Back Again - War Beyond the Battlefield

THIS EVENT IS CURRENTLY AT CAPACITY. Please email Forum Coordinator Jenny Smith at jsmith@kpcc.org to be added to the waitlist. Thank you! More

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Ethical Leadership in Uncertain Times

Retired Army Colonel Jeff McCausland knows leadership in the battlefield and in the boardroom. His expertise on national and international security, Afghanistan and the Gulf War make him a sought-after voice on ethical leadership in foreign and military affairs. More