Thursday, September 17, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44114
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Jen Bricker was raised to never say the word "can't." Born with no legs and put up for adoption right after, one might think this an insurmountable challenge. However, with the support of her adoptive family, she challenged herself to become an accomplished acrobat and aerialist. To add another layer to an already incredible story, Ms. Bricker found out in...
Friday, October 30, 1981, 12:00 p.m.
The City Club hosts the Cleveland mayoral debate between incumbent mayor George V. Voinovich, Republican and Ohio state representative, Patrick Sweeney, Democrat. Click here to listen to audio
Friday, October 09, 1981, 12:00 p.m.
Major General Richard V. Secord, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, discusses the debate on whether the federal government should sell the Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) to Saudi Arabia. Although a controversial issue among the...
Friday, June 05, 1981, 12:00 p.m.
Congressman Ronald Mottl of Ohio's 23rd District speaks on the importance of wage and price controls as the missing ingredient for economic growth. Congressman Mottl discusses the threat of inflation and crippling interest rates in America and especially in the...
Friday, May 29, 1981, 12:00 p.m.
Robert Rimmer, author of "The Harrad Experiment," speaks on sex, marriage and the family. Mr. Rimmer is known for his open criticism of monogamy as a social norm, and elaborates upon a nonmonagamous familial stucture. He is a proponent of...
Friday, May 22, 1981, 12:00 p.m.
Dr. Lester Brown, founder of the Worldwatch Institute, the first research institute devoted to the analysis of global environmental issues, discusses the worldwide effort to create a sustainable society. While president of the Worldwatch institute, Dr. Brown established the Worldwatch...
Saturday, May 16, 1981, 12:00 p.m.
Lorin Maazel, conductor and music director of the Cleveland Orchestra, speaks about the influence of music and music-makers in contemporary society. Maazel expands upon his idea that classical music is not elitist or intellectual, but rather essential for a functioning...
Friday, May 15, 1981, 12:00 p.m.
Percy Qoboza, Third World/UN Affairs editor for the Washington Star, South African journalist, author, and outspoken critic of the apartheid government in South Africa, speaks on the South African present and future. He details the links between South Africa's racist...
Friday, April 24, 1981, 12:00 p.m.
Congressman Walter E. Fauntroy, Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, discusses what he terms a "compassionate and constructive alternative" to politics as usual. Congressman Faultroy elaborates on the balance of trade problems in the U.S. economy, advocating for a restructuring...
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