The Morning Forum of Los Altos, Inc.

Giving and receiving opinions with an open-minded and tolerant attitude

Fall 2014


September 16 Martha Raddatz, ABC News Senior Global Affairs Correspondent

View from Washington

October 7 Michael McFall PhD, Former US Ambassador to Russia; Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution; Professor of Political Science, Stanford University; Author 

An Inside Look at U.S.- Russian Relations

October 21 David Welch PhD, President, Infinera; Founder, Students Matter

Vergara v California: for a basically equal opportunity to a quality education

November 4 Susan Shillinglaw, PhD., Professor of English, San Jose State University; Scholar-in-Residence at the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas; Author

75th Anniversary of “Grapes of Wrath”

November 18 Temple Grandin, PhD., Professor of Animal Science, Colorado State University; Author; Autism Activist; Consultant to livestock industry

The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism & Asperger’s

December 2 Annie Griffiths, Photographer; Author

Connect with Anybody, Anywhere: on the road with National Geographic

January 20 Betty Ann Boeving, MA, International Policy Studies, Stanford University, specializing in International Conflict Resolution; Founder, Executive Director, Bay Area Anti-Trafficking Coalition

Get in the Game: Anti-Human Trafficking