Local Programs

The sixteenth annual Leon Panetta Lecture Series begins with Immigration:  Conflict or Compromise?

The Cal State Monterey Bay President's Speaker Series presents Sebastian Thrun who is working, through robotics, to change the way we understand the world.

Monday, May 28, 2012:  The Internet with Vinton Cerf, vice president and chief Internet evangelist at Google; Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief of the AOL Huffington Post Media Group; and Larry Magid, CBS News and KCBS technology analyst. Frank Sesno, director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University, and former CNN Washington bureau chief moderated the discussion.

Monday, May 7, 2012: The Presidency with Michael Beschloss, award-winning presidential historian and best-selling author and Douglas Brinkley, professor of history, Rice University and best-selling author. Judy Woodruff, co-anchor of PBS NewsHour, moderated the discussion.

Monday, April 9, 2012: The Economy with Robert Reich, professor of public policy at the University of California, Berkeley, author, advisor to presidents and former Secretary of Labor and Alan Simpson, former U.S. Senator and co-chair of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.  Ron Insana, senior analyst, CNBC and MSNBC, and financial industry expert moderates.