Friday, September 11, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The City Club of Cleveland
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Marlon James, 44, grew up in Kingston, Jamaica, and is among the most galvanizing novelists working today. His most recent work, A Brief History of Seven Killings, is long-listed for the Man Booker Prize this year. It showcases his remarkable gifts for exploring corruption and power, politics and music, in a multi-voiced style partly inspired by William Faulkner’s As...
Friday, September 15, 1967, 12:00 p.m.
Attorney Carl B. Stokes, democratic candidate for office of Mayor of Cleveland, addresses a sold-out audience at the City Club Forum. Stokes asks of the City Club, "Are the people of Cleveland willing to vote for a candidate for mayor...
Friday, March 10, 1967, 12:00 p.m.
Elmer G. Davis, member of the Ohio Sportsman and Firearms Council and the National Rifle Association, debates Carl B. Stokes, member of the Ohio House of Representatives 44th District, on the sale and issue of firearms.
Friday, September 16, 1966, 12:00 p.m.
Louis Stokes, attorney for the Cleveland Chapter of the NAACP; Baxter Hill, local chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE); John Appling, a professional boxer and head of the Hough Young Adults Advisory Council; and Gerald A. Anderson, member...
Friday, May 13, 1966, 12:00 p.m.
Ralph Nader, political activist, author, attorney, and consumer advocate, discusses his new book, "Unsafe At Any Speed: The Designed in Dangers of the American Automobile." Nader's bestseller details his influential critique of the safety records of American automobile manufacturers. The...
Friday, May 10, 1963, 12:00 p.m.
The City Club Anvil Revue takes a relevant and irreverent look at the year past in 1963. The Anvil Revue traditionally poked fun at political bigwigs and stuffed shirts, evolving from a collection of musical-comedy skits into fully staged productions...
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