Featured This Month
Whatever Happened to Klimt’s Golden Lady? with E. Randol Schoenberg -- Holocaust Living History Workshop -- UC San Diego Library Channel
E. Randol Schoenberg, the grandson of the composer Arnold Schoenberg, is an expert in handling cases involving looted art and the recovery of property stolen by the Nazi authorities during the Holocaust. He tells the story here of his most prominent case, "Republic of Austria v. Altmann" which resulted in the successful return of six paintings by Gustav Klimt, including the "Golden Lady," to their rightful owners. Recorded on 05/06/2015.
SENTRI, the 20-year-old program that allows quick entry back into the US for low-risk travelers, has made crossing the border so much simpler for thousands of pre-approved residents. This increased access has helped boost California's economy and is critical for its future, argues Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, but as former US Rep. Lynn Schenk and others explain, getting SENTRI through Congress was no easy feat. Hear how she and other key leaders from the San Diego region achieved what many said could not be done in this panel event sponsored by the Institute of the Americas. Recorded on 09/22/2015.
The Last of the President’s Men with Bob Woodward, Alex Butterfield and Michael Bernstein -- The Library Channel
Investigative journalist Bob Woodward and former White House aide Alex Butterfield join Michael Bernstein for a conversation about Butterfield's decision to reveal the existence of tape recordings that eventually led to Richard Nixon's resignation from the presidency.
Policy and Regulatory Dimensions of Climate Action with Juliann Allison: UC Carbon and Climate Neutrality Summit
Juliann Allison, UC Riverside Public Policy, explores the environmental policy and politics associated with climate action. Recorded on 10/26/2015.
Advising Presidents of U.S. and Mexico on Climate Change - What Can We Expect at COP-21? with Mario Molina: UC Carbon and Climate Neutrality Summit
Nobel Laureate Mario Molina, UC San Diego, describes international actions to combat climate change. Recorded on 10/27/2015.
In the first session of a day-long conference on modern Mexico, a panel of economists, political scientists and journalists assess Mexico's challenges and opportunities as it attempts to regain momentum after the tumult of the last three years. Panelists include: Carlos Capistran, Chief Mexico Economist, Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Pablo Chico Hernandez, Division Director, Grupo Carrix; Leonardo Curzio, News Director and Anchor, Primera Emision, Enfoque Noticias; and Paz Consuelo Marquez-Padilla, Professor, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). Chris Wilson, the Deputy Director of the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center, moderates. Mexico Moving Forward is hosted by the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at the School of Global Policy and Strategy, UC San Diego. Recorded on 10/30/2015.