The Morning Forum of Los Altos, Inc.

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

Winter/Spring 2014

February 4 Christy Hanson MPH, PhD., Dean, Institute for Global Citizenship, Distinguished Lecturer, International Studies, Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota

The Greatest Story Never Told: Global Public Health Investments Are Paying Off

February 18 Glen Fukushima, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, Washington, D.C.; American Chamber of Commerce in Japan; former Deputy Assistant, U.S. Trade Representative for Japan and China 

Japan’s Economics: Prospects and Pitfalls

March 4 Scott Summit, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Bespoke Innovations

How 3D Printing is Changing the World

March 18 Robert Wittman, Former FBI Special Agent, Founder, FBI Art Crime Team

USA Versus Art Thieves: True Tales from the FBI’s Real Indiana Jones

April 1 Neal Benezra, Director, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art


April 15 G. Willow Wilson, Novelist; Essayist

The Butterfly Mosque; Women in Islam; a memoir about life in Egypt

May 6 Robert Kuhn, Associate Director, UC Santa Cruz Genome Browser, Jack Baskin School of Engineering

The Human Genome-What We Know and What We Want to Know

May 20 Jose Antonio Vargas  Journalist, Filmmaker, Immigration Activist; Recipient, Pulitzer Prize for The Washington Post team reporting of Virginia Tech shootings.

Define American

June 3 Tom Tjelten  Correspondent

Reflections on Foreign Policy