Guide to Stanford Centennial Roundtables [videorecording]

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Call Number: V0072
Creator: Stanford University.
Title: Stanford centennial roundtables [videorecording]
Dates: 1991
Physical Description: 1 Linear feet (8 videotapes (VHS))
Summary: Taped proceedings of the following roundtables: Forging New Alliances: Competition, Cooperation & Survival; Saving the Planet: What Price? What Priority?; A New World Order: New Games, New Players, New Rules; Moving the 21st Century into the Classroom; Who Lives, Who Dies?: Technological Advances and Ethical Choices; The Arts: A Catalyst for Change; Ethnic Diversity: the Power of Differences; and Values: How Are they Imparted to the Next Generation. Participants included Pedro Aspe Armella, Derek Bok, Michael J. Boskin, Bill Clinton, Alain C. Enthoven, Milton Friedman, Denis Hayes, Bill Honig, Ted Koppel, Maynard Parker, Condoleezza Rice, Peter Sellars, Robert Townsend, Jack Valenti, Kirk Varnedoe, and Timothy E. Wirth.
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Biographical/Historical Sketch

As part of the Finale Weekend of Stanford University's Centennial, a series of roundtables were held, featuring noted leaders in the arts, politics, public service, academia, and business.

Description of the Collection

Taped proceedings of the following roundtables: Forging New Alliances: Competition, Cooperation & Survival; Saving the Planet: What Price? What Priority?; A New World Order: New Games, New Players, New Rules; Moving the 21st Century into the Classroom; Who Lives, Who Dies?: Technological Advances and Ethical Choices; The Arts: A Catalyst for Change; Ethnic Diversity: the Power of Differences; and Values: How Are they Imparted to the Next Generation. Participants included Pedro Aspe Armella, Derek Bok, Michael J. Boskin, Bill Clinton, Alain C. Enthoven, Milton Friedman, Denis Hayes, Bill Honig, Ted Koppel, Maynard Parker, Condoleezza Rice, Peter Sellars, Robert Townsend, Jack Valenti, Kirk Varnedoe, and Timothy E. Wirth.

Access Terms

Aspe Armella, Pedro.
Bok, Derek Curtis.
Boskin, Michael J.
Clinton, Bill, 1946-
Enthoven, Alain C., 1930-
Friedman, Milton, 1912-2006
Hayes, Denis, 1944-
Honig, Bill.
Koppel, Ted, 1940-
Parker, Maynard.
Rice, Condoleezza, 1954-
Sellars, Peter.
Stanford University--Anniversaries, etc..
Townsend, Robert, 1957-
Valenti, Jack.
Varnedoe, Kirk, 1946-2003
Wirth, Timothy E.
Stanford University Centennial.
Videorecordings.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Video

Box 1

Forging New Alliances: Competition, Cooperation, and Survival 1991

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)

Scope and Content Note

Participants: Thomas J. Peters, Pedro Aspe Armella, Michael J. Boskin, David Brady, Milton Friedman, Carla Anderson Hills, Robert D. Hormats, William F. Miller, and Kenichi Ohmae.

Biography/Organization History

Facilitator
Thomas J. Peters
Thomas J. Peters is Founder of The Tom Peters Group, four training and communication companies located in Palo Alto, California, and the not-for-profit Palo Alto Center for Management Studies. He is also co-author ofIn Search ofExcellence, which was on The New York Times non-fiction list for 130 weeks from 1982-86; ittopped the list for ayear. Peters speaks to numerous public- and private-sector organizations each year. He also writes a weekly syndicated newspaper column for Tribune Media Services, and has authored more than 100 magazine and journal articles. Heappears on two business-news television programs, "Nightly Business Report*' and "TTie Wall Street Journal Report," and has hosted eight PBS television shows. Peters was at McKinsey & Company from 1974-81, becoming a partner in 1977. Heserved in the White House as a drug abuse advisor from 1973-74, and was on active duty in the Navy inVietnam and Washington from 1966-70. He has engineering degrees from Cornell (BCE, MCE) and business degrees from Stanford (MBA, PhD). His other best-selling books includeAPassionfor Excellence, and Thriving on Chaos. Peters isnow atwork on a book about the end ofhierarchy and the futility ofmost corporate renewal efforts.
Rountable Participants
Pedro Aspe Armella
Pedro Aspe Armella is Mexico's Secretary ofFinance and Public Credit. Hereceived his BA in economics in 1974at the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico. In 1978,he received his PhDin economics from the Massachusetts Institute for Technology, where hewas also aninstructor ofmacroeconomics. After completing his degree, hebecame Director and Professor of the Department ofEconomics at the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico and began, simultaneously, his distinguished career as afinancial advisor inthe public sector. He has held a variety ofposts within the Ministry of Planning and Budgeting, including service as Undersecretary and then Minister ofPlanning and Budget. Aspe assumed his present position as Minister ofFinance in 1988. As the author ofnumerous economic studies in a variety ofdistin guished journals, Aspebrings his scholarly background to bearonthecurrent economic realities of Mexico.
Michael J. Boskin
As chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisors, Michael Boskin provides economic analysis and advice directly tothePresident and assists in formulating national economic policies. Heis thePresident's chief economic advisor, and participates in policy formulation and consultation on awide range of domestic and foreign issues, including fiscal policy, tradepolicy, regulatory policy and interaction with the Federal Reserve. Boskin is on leave from Stanford University, where he is the Burnet C. and Mildred Finley Wohlford Professor of Economics, and the 1988 recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award. He is alsoon leaveas Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Prior tohis appointment to the Council, Boskin served as a consultant and advisor to the WhiteHouseand numerous other federal agencies, including the Department of Health and Human Services, the Treasury Department, and the Department ofLabor, as well as tomembers ofCongress, the House Ways andMeans Committee and theJointEconomic Committee. Boskin received his BA with highest honors in1967 from the University ofCalifornia-Berkeley, where he also received his MA in 1968 and his PhD in 1971.
David Brady
David Brady is theBowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Professor ofPolitical Science, Business and Environment, and Ethics atStanford University, where he holds appointments in the Graduate School ofBusiness and the Department of Political Science in the School of Humanities and Sciences. He received his PhD in 1970 from the University of Iowa and, before coming to Stanford, was Herbert Autry Professor ofSocial Science at Rice University. His most recent book is Critical Elections and Congressional Policy Making, which won the Richard Fenno Prize and was runner up for the Woodrow Wilson Prize in1989. His major area ofinterest isinelections, institutions, and public policy indemocracies. In 1974, Brady was on the staffof the administration commission for the U.S. House ofRepresentatives. In addition, he has testified before numerous congressional committees, consulted for the Department of Defense, and been atraveling speaker for the U.S. State Department. In1988, hewas elected to the American Academy ofArts and Sciences.
Milton Friedman
Milton Friedman, 1976 Nobel Prizewinnerforexcellence in economics, has been a SeniorResearch Fellow at the Hoover Institution since 1977. Heis alsothe PaulSnowden Russell Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus ofEconomics at the University ofChicago, where he taught from 1946to 1976, andwas a member of the research staffof the National Bureau ofEconomic Research from 1937 to 1981. He iswidely regarded asthe leader of the Chicago School ofmonetary econom ics, which stresses theimportance of the quantity ofmoney asaninstrument ofgovernment policy and asa determinant of business cycles and inflation. Inaddition to his scientific work, Professor Friedman has written extensively onpublic policy, always with primary emphasis on the preservation and extension ofindividual freedom. Friedman served as an informal economic advisor in the presidential campaigns ofBarry Goldwater, Richard Nixon, and Ronald Reagan, and he advised Richard Nixonas President He was also a memberof President Nixon'sCommission on an All-VolunteerArmed Force and the President's Commission onWhite House Fellows. He was named a member ofPresident Reagan's Eco nomic Policy Advisory Board in 1981. Friedman received hisBA in 1932 from Rutgers University, anMA in 1933 from the University ofChicago, and a PhDin 1946from Columbia University. Hewas awarded the National Medal ofScience and the Presidential Medal of Freedom bythe U.S. government in 1988.
Carla Anderson Hills
Carla Hills is the United States Trad eRepresentative. As a member ofPresident Bush's Cabinet, Hills is the President's principal advisoron international trade policy. Sheis also thenation's chief trade negotiator, representing American interests in themajor international trade organizations. Before joining theBush administration, Hills was co-managing partner of the Washington, D.C., office of the law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges, which alsohasoffices in New York, Houston, Miami, andDallas. In theFord administration, Hills served asSecretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. In 1974-1975, she was Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, United States Department of Justice. In 1976, Time named her as one of its tenWomen of the Year. Hills received her bachelor's degree from Stanford University, her law degree from Yale University, and shehasstudied at Oxford University. She served for three years as Assistant United States Attorney, Civil Division, Los Angeles, andco-founded a Los Angeles law firm where she wasa partner from 1962 to 1974.
Robert D. Hormats
Robert D. Hormats is Vice Chairman ofGoldman Sachs International. Hisprimary responsibilities are thedevelopment and execution ofGoldman Sachs's investment banking business in Western Europe andCanada. Hejoined Goldman Sachs in the fall of 1982. From January 1981 to August 1982, Hormats was Assistant Secretary ofState for Economic and Business Affairs. Hewas responsible for theformulation and implementation ofU.S. foreign economic policy in suchareas as international finance, tradeandcommercial affairs, international energy policy, economic development, andtransporta tion andtelecommunications. From January 1979toJanuary 1981, Hormats served as Deputy United States Trade Representative with the rankofAmbassador. Hehad responsibility for the development and implementation ofU.S. trade, commodity, andinvestment policy. Between 1977 and 1979, Hormats was Deputy Assistant Secretary ofState for Eco nomic and Business Affairs. From 1974 to 1977, he served as a Senior Staff Member for International Economic and Business Affairs on the National Security Council. Hormats received hisBAfrom Tufts University in 1965,with a concen tration on economics and political science. In 1966,he received hisMA and, in 1969,a PhDin international economics from the FletcherSchool of International Law and Diplomacy.
William F. Miller
William F. Miller is Professor of Publicand Private Management, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, as well as President Emeritus and a member of the Board of Directors of SRI International. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Miller is an authority on international business andpublic policy forindustrial development and is actively engaged in projects in Australia, Singapore, Japan, China, Indonesia, Germany, France, and the Soviet Union. Currently he is working with the North American Institute on issues of freetrade agreement with Canada, Mexico, and the United States. During his years as President and CEO of SRI International, Miller extended SRI sactivities into the Pacific Region and into the socialist economies. He also began a very successful technology commercialization program, and led the acquisition of the David Samoff Research Center in Princeton, New Jersey. Hespeaksandwrites on technology development, local and regional economic development, global changes in business strategies, the integration ofsocialist economies intothe world economy, and policies for technology development. Miller is a member of the Board ofDirectors ofVarian Associates, First Interstate Bancorp, First Interstate Bank of California, the Pacific Gasand Electric Company, and the BHPInternational Advisory Council. Miller was Vice President for Research at Stanford in 1970 and 1971 and Vice President and Provost from 1971 to 1978. He received his BS,MS, PhD,and DSc, honoris causa, at PurdueUniversity. He has been a memberof the Stanford Univer sity faculty since 1964.
Kenichi Ohmae
Kenichi Ohmae headsthe Japan office of McKinsey & Company, the international management consulting firm. Asa Director ofMcKinsey & Company, and co-founder ofits strategic management practice, Ohmae has served companies in a wide spectrum ofindustries: industral andconsumer electronics, finance, telecommunications, office equipment, photo graphic equipment, industrial machinery, food, rubber, andchemicals. Hisspecial interest and areaofexpertise is formulating creative strategies and developing organizational concepts to implement them. Some ofJapan's most famous and internationally successful companies regularly seekhis helpin shaping theircompetitive strategies, and his counsel is likewise much in demand among Asian, U.S. and European-based multinationals andgovernment leaders. Cited bythe Financial Times as "Japan's only management guru,"Ohmae is the authorof The Borderless World: The Interlinked Economy, andotherbooks concerned with Japanese management Hehas alsowritten extensively on subjectsoutside the management realm, and is now known as a macroeconomist and authority on international trade issues. Ohmaereceived hisBS from Waseda University, hisMS from theTokyo Institute ofTechnology, anda PhD in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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Saving the Planet: What Price? What Priority? 1991

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)

Scope and Content Note

Participants: Gerald Torres, John E. Bryson, Walter P. Falcon, Denis Hayes, Jessica Tuchman Mathews, Stephen H. Schneider, Robert N. Stavins, Pieter Winsemius, and Timothy E. Wirth.

Biography/Organization History

Facilitator
Gerald Torres
Gerald Torres is a Professor of Law at the University ofMinnesota Law School, where he teaches courses in jurisprudence, environmental law, property, and agricultural law. He received his BA from Stanford in 1974, his JD from Yalein 1977, andhis LLM from the University ofMichigan Law School in 1980. He was a staff attorney for the Children's Defense Fund in Washington, D.C., from 1977to 1978. He is a director of the Agricultural Law and Policy Institute at the University of Minnesota and serves as a faculty advisor to the Journal of Law and Inequality and the Civil Rights Moot Court. Torres has authored numerous publications on environmental law, agricultural law, and civilrights. For the 1990-91 school year, he was a Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School. Heis currently working on a seriesofarticles that integrate recent developments in translation and cultural theory intoan analysis oflaw and legal action. Thiswork is an extension of Torres's efforts in critical racetheory. He has also become involved in international environmental issues, focusing primarily on Latin America.
Rountable Participants
John E. Bryson
John Bryson is Chairman of the Board andCEO ofSCEcorp and its principal subsidiary, Southern California Edison Company. Hejoined Edisonin 1984, becameExecutive VicePresident and ChiefFinancial Officer in 1985, and was elected tohis current positions in 1990. Priortojoining Edison, Bryson was a partnerin the San Francisco office of the law firm Morrison and Foerster. From 1979to 1982,he served as president of the California Public Utilities Commission. Before that,he served nearly three years as chairman of the California StateWater ResourcesControl Board. Earlier,he hadengaged in private law practice and hadserved as a co-founder andattorney forthe Natural Resources Defense Council. Bryson receive his BA with GreatDistinction from Stanford University and hisJD from Yale Law School, where he was a member of the Board ofEditors of the Yale Law Journal. Bryson is a Trustee ofStanford University and the Claremont University Center andGraduate School, and a Director ofFirst Interstate Bancorp,the Los Angeles Museum of Art, theWorld Resources Institute, Washington, D.C., theCalifornia Environmental Trust, the Los Angeles Music Center, and Pacific American Income Shares, Inc. Heis a member of the California, Oregon, and District ofColumbia Bar Associations.
Waller P. Falcon
Walter Falcon is Director of the Institute for International Studies and Helen Farnsworth Professor ofInternational Agricul tural Policy at Stanford. Hehasalso directed theFood Research Institute since 1972. Hepreviously served as Deputy Directorof the Harvard Development Advisory Service. Falcon's recent research includes co-authored volumeson rice and cassava inJava, and onfood policy in developing countries. Hisother research andwriting hasdealt with agricultural planning, thetraining offoreign graduate students, American agricultural policy, hunger, and foreign aid. Falcon is a Trustee of Winrock International and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International Rice Research Institute. He is aconsultant for the World Bank and the government ofIndonesia. In 1989 he was awarded aDistinguished Achievement {** Citation by Iowa State University, and in 1990 he was selected aFellow of the American Agricultural Economics Associa tion. In 1985, he became Senior Associate Dean ofHumanities andSciences, with particular responsibilities for interna tional studies and the social sciences. Falcon teaches in the fields ofinternational agricultural policy and serves as Editor for Food Research Institute Studies.
Denis Hayes
Denis Hayes is President andCEO ofGreen Seal, a nonprofit organization that seeks tomobilize American consumers on behalfofenvironmental values. He also co-chairs the Valdez Principles for corporate environmental responsibility, and serves on the governing board of the Federation ofAmerican Scientists. In1989 and 1990, Hayes was the International Chairman ofEarth Day 1990, an unprecedented international campaign that enlisted 200 million active participants in 141 nations. In 1970, hewas theExecutive Director of the first Earth Day, which involved 20 million Americans andis often credited with launching themodem environmental movement- During theCarter administration, hewas Executive Directorof the Solar Energy Research Institute. During the 1980s, he was anAdjunct Professor ofEngineering and a visiting Professor ofHuman Biology at Stanford while practicing law inSan Francisco. Hayes received hisBA and JDfrom Stanford, where hewas President of the student body asan undergraduate. He has authored more than 100 publications in the environmental field, including a book: Rays o Hope: The Transition to a Post-Petroleum World. Hayes has served on the National Petroleum Council, the Secretary ofState's Advisory Board ontheUnited Nations' Environment Conference, and the Energy and Environment Subcommittee of the Democratic National Committee. He is also the recipient of the JohnMuir Award, the SierraClub's highest honor for lifetime contributions to the environment.
Jessica Tuchman Mathews
Jessica Mathews is Vice President of the World Resources Institute, aposition she has held since the Institute's founding in 1982. She is also a columnist for the Washington Post. World Resources Institute isa policy research center which works onissues ofinternational or global significance concerning themanagement ofnatural resources and theenviron ment. Mathews was also its Research Director from 1982 to 1988. From 1977 through 1979, shewas the Director of the Office ofGlobal Issues onthestaffof the National Security Council of the White House. Herareas ofresponsibility included the issues ofnuclear proliferation, conventional arms sales policy, chemical and biological warfare, human rights, and international environment After leaving the government, Mathews joined the editorial board of the Washington Post, where shecovered energy, environment, science, technology, health, andother physical resource issues from 1980 to 1982. Mathews cameto Washington in 1973as a Congressional Science Fellow of the American Association forthe Advance ment ofScience (AAAS). Shecontinued in Congress asa professional staff member of the Energy and Environment subcommittee of the House Committee onInterior and Insular Affairs. Mathews graduated magna cum laude from Radcliffe College in 1967 and received herPhD in molecular biology from the California Institute of Technology in 1973.
Stephen H. Schneider
Stephen Schneider is Head of the Interdisciplinary Climate Systems Section at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado. Hiscurrent research interests include climatic change, global warming, food/climate, and other environmental/science public policy issues, and climatic modeling ofpaleoclimates and ofhuman impacts on climate. Schneider is interested in advancing the public understanding ofscience. Heis the author ofGlobal Warming: Are We Entering the Greenhouse Century? (1989) aswell asauthor orco-author ofover 160 scientific papers, proceedings, edited books and book chapters. Heis Editor of the scientific journal Climatic Change and a frequent witness at Congres sional hearings. Schneider is a frequent contributor tocommercial andnon-commercial printand broadcast media on climate and environmental issues, e.g., "NOVA," Planet Earth," "20/20," "Today Show," "Tonight Show," British, Canadian andAustralian Broadcasting Corporations, and others. Hewas selected by Science Digest (December 1984) as one of the "One Hundred Outstanding Young Scientists in America" and is a Fellow of the American Association forthe Advancement ofScience. Schneider received hisPhD in mechanical engineering andplasma physics from Columbia University.
Robert N. Stavins
Robert N.Stavins is an Assistant Professor ofPublicPolicy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; a Senior Research Associate of its Center for Science and International Affairs; anda University Fellow of Resources for theFuture. Heis an economist with primary interest in environmental and natural resource policy, and subsidiary interestsin applied econometrics and welfare economics. He holds a BA in philosophy from Northwestern University, an MSin agricultural economicsfrom Cornell,and a PhD in economics from Harvard. Stavins's current research includesanalyses of: the diffusion of pollution-control technologies; methods forvaluing environmental amenities; and the design and implementation ofincentive-based approaches to environmental protection. Stavins spent four years working in WestAfrica as a PeaceCorps volunteer. Heserves as director of Project 88, a bi-partisan effort co-chaired by U.S. Senator Timothy Wirth and the late Senator John Heinz, to develop innovative approaches to environmental and resource problems. Stavins has beena consultant tonumerous government agencies, the National Academy ofSciences, the President's Council on Environment Quality, the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Environmental Defense Fund, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the United National Environment Program, the World Bank,several state and national governments, and a number of private-sector firms.
Pieter Winsemius
Pieter Winsemius received his PhD inphysics atLeiden University inthe Netherlands in 1973. After obtaining an MBA from Stanford University, Winsemius joined McKinsey & Company, where hewas elected a partner in1980. In 1982, he became Minister of Housing, Physical Planning and Environment in the Cabinet Lubbers-Van Aardenne. He inter alia chaired the OECD Ministerial Conference on Environment and Economics held in Paris, 1984. In 1986, Winsemius rejoined McKinsey as a Director in Amsterdam, where he has aspecial focus on the strategic and organization implications of technological developments and on environmental studies. Winsemius isthe author ofnumerous publications on environment policy. His book, Guests in Our Own Home (1986), received wide acclaim inthe environmental and business press. He also co-authored the book Beyond Interdependence (with Him MacNeill and Taizo Yakushiji; 1990). He cur rently remains involved ina number ofenvironmental activities, serving amongst others as Chairman of the Vereniging tot Behoud van Natuurmonumenten in Nederland (The Netherlands' Society for Nature Conservancy), the largest organization of its kind in the Netherlands.
Timothy E. Wirth
In 1986, Timothy Wirth was elected to represent Colorado inthe United States Senate. Inthe Senate, hespecializes inthe fields of the environment, conventional arms control, budget policy, andfinancial institutions, andis the author of the major Senate legislation addressing the issue ofglobal warming. An avid outdoorsman, Wirth has paid special attention to Colorado's conservation, public health, and environmental issues, and has been a leading spokesman for stronger federal cleanair laws. He is a member of four Senate Committees: Armed Services, Budget, Banking, and Energy & Natural Resources. Inaddition, he serves ontheBoard ofVisitors of the AirForce Academy, is National Chairman of the Alliance to Save Energy, and co-chairs the Northern Atlantic Assembly's working group on conventional arms control. Wirth earned bachelor's and master's degrees at Harvard, and a PhD from Stanford. Hewas anenlisted man in the United States Army, and prior to his election to Congress, he taught school and then was inprivate business inColorado. He was a White House Fellow under President Lyndon B. Johnson, and has served asa member of the Board of Planned Parenthood and of Denver Head Start. From 1974 to 1986, he served six terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he led efforts that dramatically changed American telecommunications policy.
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A New World Order: New Games, New Players, New Rules 1991

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)

Scope and Content Note

Participants: Maynard Parker, Winston Lord, Richard W. Lyman, Condoleezza Rice, George P. Shultz, and Stephen J. Solarz.

Biography/Organization History

Facilitator
Maynard Parker
AsEditor of Newsweek, Maynard Parker is in charge of a magazine witha worldwide circulation of more than 4 million and a readership of more than 21 million. Parker was named Editor of Newsweek in November 1982. He assumed total responsibility for editorial operations of the magazine in March 1991, after nine years as Chief Deputy to the Editor-in-chief Fromhis New York vantagepoint, Parker personally directed the magazine'steam coveringthe GulfWar and the more recent Soviet coup. JoiningNewsweek as a HongKong correspondent in 1967, Parker has held a series of progres sively moreresponsibleeditorialpositions. Parker has directed Newsweekys coverage ofmanyof the major stories of the pasttwo decades. Distinguishing himself as a foreign correspondent, Parkercrisscrossed Asiachronicling stories ofglobal significance, and served as the magazine's bureau chief in Saigon for the waryears. Parker graduated from Stanford University, wherehe was editor of the Stanford Daily, in 1962,and from the Columbia University GraduateSchool of Journalism a yearlater. He beganhis careeras a reporter forLife magazine and servedtwo yearsas a U.S. Army officer in northeast Thailand. In addition to Newsweek, he has contributed to Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy, and the Atlantic.
Rountable Participants
Winston Lord
The Honorable Winston Lord served as U.S. Ambassador to China from 1985 to 1989. Between 1977 and 1985, he was President of the Council on Foreign Relations, alsoserving as Senior Counselor of the President's National Bipartisan Commission on Central America in 1983and 1984. Hewas Director of the StateDepartment Policy Planning staff from 1973to 1977. Priorto that, he servedas Special Assistant to the National Security Advisor at the NSC and in the Defense andStateDepartments. Lord received his BA magna cum laude from YaleUniversity, and his MA from the Fletcher School ofLaw and Diplomacy. He has received the Outstanding Performance Award, Departmentof Defense; Distin guished Honor Award, Department ofState; the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations Award, and four honorary doctorates. He is currently Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors forthe International Rescue Committee, and is a member of the boards of the National Endowment forDemocracy and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
Richard W. Lyman
Richard W. Lyman is President Emeritus, J. E. Wallace Sterling Professor Emeritus in the Humanities, and former Director of the Institute for International Studies, Stanford University. He became a member of the Stanford faculty in 1958and held positions as Professor of History, Associate Deanof the School of Humanities and Sciences, and Vice President and Provost before serving as Stanford's President from 1970 to 1980. From 1980 to 1988 he was President of the Rockefeller Foundation. Lyman holds a BA in history from Swarthmore College, and an MA andPhDin history from Harvard University. From 1951 to 1952, he studied at theLondon School of Economics as a Fulbright fellow. Lyman has served as a Director of the Council on Foundations, chairing the board of Independent Sector, and he is a past Chairman of the Association of American Universities. He currentlyserves as a Director of the National Committee on United States- ChinaRelations, the International BusinessMachines Corporation, and the Chase Manhattan Corporation. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Royal Historical Society, an Honorary Fellowof the London School of Economics, an officerof the (French) Legion of Honor,and a memberof the American Historical Association and the Councilof Foreign Relations.
Condoleezza Rice
Condoleezza Rice,former Special Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs and Senior Director of Soviet Affairs for the National Security Council, returned toStanford University in March. Riceresumed her postas Associate Professor ofPolitical Science at Stanford afterserving as theWhite House Soviet Specialist forthe Bush administration during therevolutionary years, 1989 to 1991, including theperiod of the war in the Persian Gulf. Rice has been deeply involved in theformulation of U.S. policy toward theemerging democracies ofEastern Europe. Sheaccompanied the President to the Malta, Washington, and Helsinki U.S.-Soviet summits, as well as toPoland andHungary in July 1989. Shewas a member of the U.S. delegation to the "2+4Talks" on German unification, and was deeply involved in the formulation ofU.S. policy toward the emerging democracies in Eastern Europe. Ricereceived herBA from theUniversity ofDenver, Phi Beta Kappaand cum laude; her master's from Notre Dame; and her PhDfrom the GraduateSchool of International Studiesat Denver University. Ricehas focused her intellecton Soviet and East European foreign and defense policy, comparative studyof military institutions, and international security policy. In addition, she is a member and former fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the AspenStrategy Group, and a fellow of the Hoover Institution. Onseveraloccasions, she has servedas a specialist onSoviet affairs for ABC News.
George P. Shultz
The Honorable George P. Shultzwassworn in onJuly 16,1982, as the 60th U.S. Secretary ofState,a post he held until January 20,1989. Shultzgraduated from Princeton University in 1942,receiving a BAin economics. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps that year,and served through 1945. In 1949,he earneda PhDin industrial economics from Massachusetts Institute ofTechnology. He taught at M.I.T. from 1948 to 1957,taking a year's leaveof absence in 1957 to serveas a seniorstaffeconomist on the President's Council of Economic Advisors during the administration of President Eisenhower. Hewas appointed to the faculty of the University ofChicago Graduate School of Business in 1957,and named Dean in 1962. Shultz served in the administration of President Nixon as Secretary of Labor for eighteen months from 1969 to June 1970,at which time he wasappointed the Director of the Office of Management and Budget. He was Secretary of the Treasury from 1972 to 1974. During this period, he also served as Chairman of the Council on Economic Policy. As Chairman of the East-West TradePolicy Committee, Shultz traveled toMoscow in 1973and negotiated a seriesoftrade protocols with the Soviet Union. He alsorepresented theU.S. at theTokyo meeting on the General Agreement onTariffs and Trade. From 1974 until his appointment as Secretary ofState, Shultz wasPresidentand Directorof BechtelGroup, Inc. During this period, Shultz also served part-time on the faculty ofStanford University. Prior to his appointment as /5i% Secretary ofState,he wasChairman ofPresident Reagan's Economic Policy Advisory Board. Shultz wasawarded the Medal of Freedom, the nation's highestcivilianhonor, on January 19,1989. Shultzrejoined Stanford University as Professor of International Economics at the GraduateSchool of Businessand Distinguished Fellow at the HooverInstitu tion in January 1989.
Stephen J. Solarz
The Honorable Stephen J. Solarz, United States Representative from New York, has beeninvolved in public policy and government allhis adult life. Following graduation from Brandeis University in 1962, he earned a master's in public law and government from Columbia University andserved onthepolitical science faculty of the City University ofNew York. Solarz hasrepresented Brooklyn's 13th Congressional District in theUnited States House ofRepresentatives since 1974. In the House, he currently serveson four committees: Foreign Affairs, Merchant Marine and Fisheries, Intelligence, and theJoint Economic Committee. Solarz ranks fourth in seniority on the HouseForeign Affairs Committee, wherehe chairs the Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs. He led the Congressional investigation into the "hidden wealth"of Ferdinand and ImeldaMarcos in the UnitedStatesand played a central role in endingAmerican supportof the Marcos regime. Throughout hisyears in Congress, Solarz hasbeen a leading spokesman onbehalfofdemocracy and human rights around the world. Hewas oneof the Congressional leaders in the ultimately successful effort toimpose U.S. sanctions against South Africa's racist regime. Hehascoauthored legislation barring compliance byU.S. firms with theArab boycott ofIsrael. Hewasthe original authorof the lawrequiring certification ofprogress onhuman rights in El Salvador as a condition for further U.S.military aid to that country. He is regarded as the chief architect of the legislation whichled to the setdement of the civilwarand the transition to majority rule in Zimbabwe. He has also beenoneof the mostoutspoken critics ofhuman rights violations in Cambodia andPoland. Acknowledging his position as a seniormember of the Foreign Affairs Committee, President Reagan appointed Solarz in 1983toserve as a delegate to the United Nations General Assembly.
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Moving the 21st Century Into the Classroom. 1991

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)

Scope and Content Note

Participants: Derek Bok, Bill Clinton, James F. Gibbons, Sam L. Ginn, Bill Honig, Alan C. Kay, LaVoneia C. Steele, Marshall S. Smith, Lester C. Thurow, and Yori Wada.

Biography/Organization History

Facilitator
Derek Bok
Derek Bok is a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and President Emeritus ofHarvard University. Hewaspresident of Harvard University from 1971toJune 30,1991, and now holds the tide of the Three-Hundredth-Anniversary University Professor at Harvard. Hejoined thelaw faculty in 1958, became Professor of Law in 1961, and Dean ofHarvard Law School in1968. Bok's original field was labor law, and hehas long standing interests inthe teaching ofethics and inimproving the quality ofteaching. Another abiding concern ofhis is the role ofpublic service. He is the author ofbooks and articles on these subjects. Among his published works are the following: Universities and the Future ofAmerica (1990), Higher Learning (1986), Beyond the Ivory Tower: Social Responsibilities of the Modern University (1982), Labor and the American Community (with John T. Dunlop) (1970), and Cases and Materials on Labor Law (edited with Archibald Cox), 9th edition (1981). Bok earned a BA from Stanford, a JD from Harvard Law School, and an MA ineconomics from George Washington University. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the Institute of Political Science, University of Paris.
Rountable Participants
Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton isthe 42nd Governor of Arkansas. In a June 1991 Newsweek survey, his fellow governors ranked Clinton the most effective governor in the country. Improvements in Arkansas public education programs under his five terms have been nationally recognized. They include increases intest scores, high school graduation and college enrollment rates, and reductions in racialgapsin studentachievement. Clinton served as Co-chair of the President's Education Summit with Governors and played a major role in drafting the National Education Goals. In 1991, he and the Arkansas Legislature enacted one of the most sweeping legislative programs in the state's history, including major education, health, and environmental packages; a highway program; tougher child support and domestic abuse laws; and tax cuts for low- and middleincome Arkansans. He also represented the nation's governors in working with Congress and the White House to restruc ture the nation's welfare laws in1987 and 1988. Clinton isformer Chairman of the Democratic Leadership Council, and past Chairman of the National Governors' Association and the Education Commission of the States. Clinton received his bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and his law degree from Yale University. He was also a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University.
James F. Gibbons
James Gibbons is the Frederick Emmons Terman Dean of the School ofEngineering and the Reid Weaver Dennis Profes sorofElectrical Engineering at Stanford University. His principal research interests are in the fields of semiconductor device analysis, process physics and technology, andsolarenergy. In 1972, he invented the Tutored Video Instruction technique, which he and his colleagues at Stanford and Hewlett-Packard have since developed into a highly regarded model for in-plant education of engineers. He is presently concerned with the use ofthis technique for improving educa tional productivity-and quality atall levels, including particularly basic education for juvenile offenders and the children of migrant farm workers, and in-service teacher training for science and mathematics teachers at the elementary (K-6) school level. He has directed thesis research for 50 PhD students and 6 engineer's degree candidates. Gibbons has been author orco-author offour textbooks insemiconductor electronics, four research monographs inthe fields ofion implantation and beam processing ^semiconductors, and has published 257 papers. Gibbons received riis BS from Northwestern University in1953, and his PhD from Stanford in1956. He isan elected member of the National Academy ofSciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the American Academy ofArts and Sciences. He has won anumber ofmajor prizes for his research and teaching.
Sam L. Ginn
Sam Ginn isChairman and CEO ofPacific Telesis Group. He oversees the operations, planning, and develop of the entire Telesis organization (Pacific Bell, Pacific Bell Directory, Nevada Bell, and the PacTel Companies' diversified businesses. He isalso active innumerous civic and professional organizations, including the Business Roundtable, the Business Council, and the California Business Roundtable, for which he is Chairman of the Education Task Force. His corporate board memberships include Transamerica Corp., Chevron Corp., and Safeway, Inc. Ginn is amember of the Advisory Council to Stanford's Institute for International Studies. He received his BS in industrial management from Auburn University in 1959, and became a Sloan Fellow at Stanford's Graduate School of Business in 1968.
Bill Honig
Bill Honig is California's Superintendent ofPublic Instruction, aposition he has held since 1982. In this position, he is the highest ranking official in California's elementary and secondary public school system. He serves as the Executive Officer and Secretary of the State Board ofEducation and as the Director of the California Department of Eduction. In addition, the State Superintendent is amember ofvarious boards and commissions that effect educational policy in the state. The most notable of the se are the Regents of the University ofCalifornia, the Trustees of the California State Colleges and Universities, and the California Round Table on Educational Opportunity. Honig brings to the superintendency abroad background in education and law. He received his BA from the University ofCalifornia-Berkeley in 1958, and after serving on active duty as an officer in the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps, he earned his JD from the Boalt School of Law, University ofCalifornia-Berkeley, in 1963, and his master's degree in education at San Francisco State University in 1972. Honig has worked both as amember of the Teacher Corps and as an elementary school teacher in the San Francisco area He was also the Director of the San Francisco Foundation-sponsored StaffDevelopment Project, where he helped design and conduct training programs for teachers and principals in the areas ofcurriculum and administration. Prior to becoming Superintendent, Honig served as Superintendent of the Reed Union Elementary School District in Marin County and as an active member of the State Board of Education.
Alan C. Kay
Alan Kay is an Apple Fellow with Apple Computer, Inc. "Father of the personal computer" is atitle he disclaims, but many acknowledge that it was Kay's ideas that succeeded in getting industry's attention for the personal computer. While at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) in the mid-1970s, Kay conceived of Dynabook, which became the power ful lap-sized personal computer of the 1980s that allowed people to draw and write anywhere. Dynabook was the inspira tion for Alto, the forerunner of Macintosh. Kay pioneered the use oficons instead of typed works for computer commands. He received his bachelor's degree in mathematics and molecular biology from the University of Colorado in 1966. He was acomputer programmer during his Air Force years, then received his PhD from the University of Utah in 1969. He joined the artificial intelligence project at Stanford and, in 1970, became afounding principal at PARC, where he remained for ten years. He then worked aschiefscientist for Atari before becoming an Apple Fellow, one ofa few select scientists who have an independent charter to produce far-out ideas for Apple's future.
LaVoneia C. Steele
LaVoneia Steele is Superintendent of the 8000-student Berkeley Unified School District in Berkeley, California She brought to this post teaching experience that ranges from the urban classrooms ofChicago to the suburban schools of Palo Alto. Steele came to Berkeley in September 1990 after having served as Superintendent of the Lynwood Unified School District in 1/* Angeles County, where she also served as Assistant Superintendent. From 1974 through 1976, she was Coordinator ofStale and Federal Projects for the West Covina Unified School District in Los Angeles County. Prior to taking that position, she served as aconsultant in the office of the Los Angeles County Superintendent ofSchools for six years. No stranger to Northern California, Steele had been an educational consultant for the Santa Clara Office of Educa tion and taught elementary school in Palo Alto during the 1960s. Her career in education began in the Midwest when she graduated from Chicago Teachers College and joined the staffof the Chicago public schools, where she taught for six years. In addition to her bachelor's degree, she holds an MA in educational administration from the University of Chicago and an EdD in school administration from Stanford.
Marshall S. Smith
Marshall Smith is Professor of Education and Dean of the School ofEducation at Stanford. Prior to coming to Stanford in 1986, he directed the Wisconsin Center for Education Research and was Professor of Educational Policy Studies and Educational Psychology at the University ofWisconsin-Madison. At Wisconsin, he was aprincipal researcher for the National Center on Effective Secondary Schools and for the National Center on State and Local Policy. He has experience with local, state, and federal education policy-making and implementation asExecutive Assistant and Chief ofStaff to the Secretary ofEducation, Assistant Commissioner ofEducation for Policy Studies, and Associate Director of the National Institute for Education. He has written extensively on effective schools, the use ofstatistical indicators in policymaking, systemic school reform, and the movement toward a national curriculum. He ison advisory committees for the General Accounting Office, the National Council on Education Standards and testing, and the Department ofEducation in Wash ington, D.C., and is a memberof the National Academy ofEducation. Hiscurrent interests focus onthe education of children atrisk ofschool failure, national and state school reform, and the improvement of education.
Lester C. Thurow
Lester Thurow is Dean of the MIT Sloan School of Management. In addition to his formal academic appointment, focusing on public finance, macroeconomics, and income distribution, Thurow carries on his educational activities asanarticulate spokesman, clarifying and illuminating the discipline ofeconomics for the lay public and providing informed commentary on public policy issues and the state of the economics profession. A1960 graduate ofWilliams College, Thurow received his MA in 1962 on aRhodes scholarship at Balliol College (Oxford) and his PhD in economics from Harvard University in 1964. He taught at Harvard in 1964 and 1965, following aterm as staffmember on President Lyndon Johnson's Council of Economic Advisors. Tnurow is author, co-author, or editorofseveral books. He currently writes for the Boston Globe, and appears regularly on "The Nightly Business Report" TV program.
Yori Wada
Yori Wada represents a lifetime ofpublic service directed toward youth and Asian Americans. His tireless work has been recognized with numerous awards, including the San Francisco Foundation's Robert C. Kirkwood Award, the San Fran cisco Examinees Phoebe Apperson Hearst Medallion, the San Francisco YMCA's Humanitarian Award, and the "Out standing Leadership Award" of both the Japanese Community Youth Council and the Asian Americans in Education. He currently serves on the Board of Regents for the University ofCalifornia, the Mayor's Criminal Justice Council, the Nihonmachi Community Development Corporation, the Japanese American Democratic Club, United Way's San Francisco County Operations Steering Committee, the San Francisco Conservation Corps Board ofDirectors, and the San Francisco Private Industry Council Board ofDirectors. In addition, he devotes time to the Stulsaft Foundation Board of Directors, the San Francisco Foundation Awards Committee and the Northern California Grantmakers Board of Directors. Wada graduated from the University of California-Berkeley in 1940 with adegree in journalism.
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Who Lives, Who Dies: Technological Advances and Ethical Choices. 1991

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)

Scope and Content Note

Participants: Fred W. Friendly, Andrew I. Batavia, Paul Berg, Pierre DuMaine, Alain C. Enthoven, John Kitzhaber, Woodrow A. Myers, Ann Bremers Von Gehr, and Ernie W.D. Young.

Biography/Organization History

Facilitator
Fred W. Friendly
Fred W. Friendly is the Edward R. Murrow Professor Emeritus of Broadcast Journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and Director of the Columbia University Seminars on Media and Society. In 1974, in response to growing conflict in oursociety, Friendly initiated a series ofconferences on the media, the law, and public policy. At the time, he was at the Ford Foundation, where he was an advisor on telecommunications for 13 years. Often co-sponsored by major news organizations, foundations, and corporations, these innovative seminars engage journalists, judges, lawyers, business executives, and government officials in stimulating dialogues. Friendly considers it his job to make the agony ofdecision-making so intensethatone can escapeonly bythinking. Over 500 conferences have been conducted todateon such subjectsas business and the media; investigative reporting; terrorism; libel; and medical, military, legal, and personal ethics. Friendly's long academic career spans 25 years on college campuses such as Yale, Columbia, Bryn Mawr, and the University of Utah. His broadcasting careerbegan onradio with a biographical series called "Footprints in the Sands of Time." He went on to produce "See It Now" with Edward R. Murrow, and was President ofCBS News from 1964 to1966. He has also published five books, aswell as numerous magazine and newspaper articles.
Rountable Participants
Andrew I. Batavia
Andrew I. Batavia is currently anAssociate Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council and an Adjunct Assis tant Professor at theGeorgetown University School ofMedicine. Hereceived a bachelor's degree in economics and sociology from the University ofCalifornia, a master's degree in health services research from Stanford Medical School, and a jurisdoctorate from Harvard Law School. Batavia served for two years as anattorney for theU.S. Department ofHealth and Human Services. Heleft that position when hewas awarded the Mary E. Switzer Distinguished Research Fellowship in Medical Rehabilitation Finance from theNational Institute onDisability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) of the U.S. Department of Education. He served forfour years as Associate Director forHealthServices Research at the National Rehabilitation Hospital Research Center inWashington, D.C. He has authored two books and over 20other publications onissues ofdisability andhealth carepolicy. In 1988, he was awarded the Distinguished Disabled American Award from the President's Commission onEmployment ofPeople with Disabilities. In 1990, hewas appointed a White House Fellow by President Bush, and served asspecial assistant to Attorney General Thomburgh at theU.S. Department of Justice.
Paul Berg
Paul Berg is theWillson Professor ofBiochemistry at theStanford University School of Medicine, and Director of the Beckman Center for Molecular andGenetic Medicine. Berg, oneof the principal pioneers in "gene splicing," andhis colleagues, Drs. Walter Gilbert and Frederick Sanger, were honored with the 1980 Nobel Prize inChemistry for developing methods that make it possible tomap thestructure and function ofDNA. Work onthegenetic apparatus that directs the synthesis ofproteins earned Berg the Eli Lilly Award in Biochemistry in 1959and the California Scientist of the Year Award in 1963. Hehastwice been honored with theHenry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching at theStanford University School of Medicine. Bergreceived his BSin 1948from Penn State,and his PhD in 1952 from WesternReserve University. He joined the faculty of the Stanford University School of Medicine in 1959, and was Chairman of the Depart ment ofBiochemistry from 1969 to 1974.
Pierre DuMaine
Pierre DuMaine, first Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Jose(coterminous with Santa Clara County) since 1981, is former Chair of the U.S. Bishops' Committee on Scienceand Human Valuesand currently chairs its Commission of Bishops andScholars. Hereceived his PhD in education from the Catholic University of America and was Superintendent ofCatholic Schools for the Archdiocese ofSan Francisco. Since 1968, hehas been involved in the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and the U.S. Catholic Conference. In addition, heserves on the Board ofDirectors for theUnited Way of SantaClaraCounty and on the Advisory Board of the Beckman CenterforGeneticand Molecular Medicine at Stanford University.
Alain C. Enthoven
Alain C. Enthoven is the Marriner S. Eccles Professor of Public and Private Management in the Graduate School of Business and Professor of Health Research at Stanford University Medical School. Professor Enthoven received his BA from Stanford University in 1952,his MPhil from Oxford University in 1954,and his PhDfrom MIT in 1956,all in eco nomics. Afterfouryears as an economist withthe RandCorporation, he joined the Department of Defense in 1960, rising to theposition ofAssistant Secretary. Akey figure in implementing Pentagon budgetary reforms, Enthoven received the President's Award forDistinguished Federal Civilian Service from JohnF. Kennedy in 1963,and the Department's medal for outstanding public service in 1969. Professor Enthoven leftgovernment tojoin Litton Industries, where he was President of Litton Medical Productsin the early 1970s. He began teaching at Stanford in 1973. His researchinterestsare the organization andmanagement ofhealth caredelivery systems and national health carefinancing policy.
John Kitzhaber
John Kitzhaber, MD, is Senate President for the State of Oregon. Kitzhaber's legislative career has beenmarked byactive leadership in the areasofpublic education, landuseplanning, water policy, and a wide variety ofhealth careissues including uncompensated careandresource allocation. TheSenator is currently involved with Beyond Warand Physicians for Social Responsibility. Heis a practicing Emergency Physician in Roseburg, a position he has held since1977. He recently finished serving as project director for a research grant (through theOregon Health Sciences University) concern ingtheintegration ofhealth outcomes research into health caredelivery systems. Kitzhaber received his BA in biology from Dartmouth College in 1969,and his MD from University ofOregon Medical School in 1973. He did his internship at General RoseMemorial Hospital in Denver, Colorado. Hewas appointed an Associate Professor at the Oregon Health Sciences University in Portlandin 1988.
Woodrow A. Myers
Woodrow A. Myers, MD, is Corporate Medical Director andSenior Vice President of The Associated Group, a corporation with major interests in managed health care and health insurance, whose national headquarters arein Indianapolis, Indiana. Prior to taking his current position, he was New York City Health Commissioner. In the five years before joining theNew York City Department ofHealth, Myers served as Indiana State Health Commissioner. From 1982 to 1984, he was an Associate Director of the medical/surgical intensive careunitandChairman of the quality assurance program at San Francisco General Hospital, as well as an Assistant Professor ofMedicine at theUniversity ofCalifomia-San Francisco. A past president of the Association ofState and Territorial Health Officials and former advisor tothe U.S. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources, Myers has held faculty positions at the Institute of Health Policy Studies, University of Califomia-San Francisco, and the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. Hereceived his BS from Stanford University in 1973, his MD from Harvard Medical School in 1977, and his MBA from Stanford University Graduate School ofBusiness in 1982. Myers is a Fellow of the American College ofPhysicians, a Fellow of the American College of Physician Executives, and a member of the Stanford University Board ofTrustees.
Ann Bremen Von Gehr
Ann Bremers Von Gehr is the Physician-in-Chief atSanta Teresa Community Hospital, the Permanente Medical Group in San Jose, California. Shehasserved in a number ofleadership roles, including Assistant Chief, Department ofInternal Medicine; Chairman, Diagnostic Imaging Committee; andChairman, Tissue andTransfusion Committee. In addition, she has contributed herexpertise as a member ofseveral boards and task forces including theTumor Board, thePharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, the Medical Advisory Committee of the Red Cross Blood Bank ofSan Jose, and the AIDS Task Force of the Santa Clara County Medical Society. Von Gehr received herMD from the University of Colorado Medical Center, served herresidency at theKaiser Permanente Medical Center in Santa Clara, and was awarded a fellowship in hematology at theStanford University Medical Center.
Ernie W.D. Young
The Reverend Dr. Ernie" W.D. Young is Co-director of the Stanford University Center for Biomedical Ethics and a Clinical Professor ofMedicine andPediatrics (Ethics) at Stanford. Heis also Chaplain totheStanford University Medical Center, and Associate Dean of Stanford Memorial Church. Bomin South Africa, Youngwas forced to leave becauseof his antiapartheid activities. He is now acitizen of the United States. He received his BAand MA degrees inSystematic Theology from Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa, and his PhD in Theological Ethics from Southern Methodist University. He is author of Alpha and Omega: Ethics atthe Frontiers of Life and Death, and co-authorofATime to Be Born, A Time to Die: Ethics and Conflicts in An Intensive Care Nursery. He iscurrently editing abook, Ethics and Perinatology: Issues and Perspectives, for Oxford University Press, and writing a book, Faith, Reason, and Bioethics, to be published by Concordia Press. He has als oauthored numerous chapters andoriginal articles.
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The Arts: A Catalyst for Social Change? 1991

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)

Scope and Content Note

Participants: Ted Koppel, Carol Burnett, Wanda M. Corn, Michael Kimmelman, Amalia Mesa-Bains, Peter Sellars, Robert Townsend, Kirk Varnedoe, and Stephen E. Weil.

Biography/Organization History

Facilitator
Ted Koppel
TedKoppel, anchor o fABC News "Nightline," is the principal on-airreporter and interviewer fortelevision's firstlatenight network news program. Cited by theWall Street Journal as"thepre-eminent TV interviewer in America," Koppel has been with ABC News for 28years. He has won numerous awards and honors including three George Foster Peabody Awards, eight duPont-Columbia Awards, sbc Overseas Press Club Awards, 18Emmys, two George Polk Awards, two Ohio State Awards, and two Sigma Delta Chi Awards—the highest honor bestowed for public service by theSociety ofProfes sional Journalists. Koppel was honored with the first Gold Baton in the history of the duPont-Columbia Awards for "Nightline"'s March 1985 week-long series originating from South Africa, and was thefirst recipient of the Sol Taishoff Award. From 1971 to 1980 hewas ABC News's Chief Diplomatic Correspondent, and for a two-year period beginning in 1975, heanchored "The ABC Saturday Night News." While onthe State Department beat, Koppel co-wrote thebest- .-. seller, Inthe National Interest, with colleague Marvin Kalb, formerly ofCBS News. Onthepolitical beat, he hashad a ^ major reporting role in every presidential nominating convention since 1964. Koppel holds aBA in liberal studies from Syracuse Univeristy and an MA in mass communications research and political sciencefrom Stanford.
Rountable Participants
Carol Burnett
Carol Burnett, winner offive Emmy Awards and eight Golden Globe Awards, is noted for hercombination ofmusical, comedic and dramatic talents. Inthe course ofhercareer, Burnett has performed in seven stage productions, nine feature films, and28 television programs. Sheearned appearances on"TheJackPaarShow," TheEdSullivan Show," and"Hie Garry Moore Show," her first lead inanoff-Broadway musical, "Once Upon a Mattress," moved to Broadway and earned her aTony Award nomination for Best Actress. Burnett performed the first ofhertelevision specials with Julie Andrews, entitled "Julie andCarol at Carnegie Hall." Other television specials included "Carol + 2" with Lucille Ball andZero Mostel, and "Carol and Company" with Rock Hudson. In 1967, Burnett began "The Carol Burnett Show," the longestrunning musical comedy variety show in television history. Inaddition, Burnett headlined in Las Vegas with Jim Nabors and made herstage debut in Neil Simon's comedy "Plaza Suite." She appeared in television movies such as "The Grass is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank" and "Friendly Fire," for which she received anEmmy nomination for a dramatic role. She has been honored with UCLA's gold medal for achievements and contributions tothe university, the LA Times* Woman of the Year Award, the Variety Clubs'and March of Dimes' Humanitarian Awards, theSanSebastian FilmAward as Best Ac tress, induction into the Television Hall ofFame, and multiple wins of the People's Choice Award inseveral categories.
Wanda M. Corn
Professor of Art atStanford since 1980, Wanda Com has been Chair of the Art Department and Acting Director of the Stanford Museum of Art for the past two years. She has just stepped down from both ofthose positions to take a year's sabbatical leave and complete a book on American modem art in the early years ofthis century. When she returns to campus inthe fall of1992, shewill assume the Anthony P. Meier Family Professor and Directorship of the Stanford Humanities Center. Author of Grant Wood: The RegionaUst Vision^ Com is well-known for organizing the Grant Wood Exhibition that traveled nationally from 1983 to 1984. At Stanford, she has taught courses entitled "American Art and Culture in theGilded Age," "Paris and New York: Transatlantic Exchange in Early Modernism," and "American Art After World War II." She has been a visiting curator and consultant for several museums and currently serves on the National Museum ofAmerican Art Commission for the Smithsonian.
Michael Kimmelman
Michael Kimmelman joined The New York Times as an ArtCriticin 1988and becameChiefArt Criticof the Times in 1990. Kimmelman graduated summa cum laude in 1980 from Yale University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received amaster's degree in art history from Harvard University in 1982, and until 1984 remained at Harvard as a /^\ teaching fellow, giving courses inmodem art, modem architecture, and urban planning. Since 1981, Kimmelman, whose writings include reviews, essays, and reporting onart, architecture, design, and music, hasbeen a contributor toThe New York Times, the New Republic, the Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, and other publications. Hehas lectured on artat Harvard, Northwestern, the University of British Columbia, andotheruniversities and museums.
Amalia Mesa-Bains
In 1967, Amalia Mesa-Bains began her exhibition career with constructed paintings at the Palace of the Legion ofHonor in San Francisco. By 1969, shewas exhibiting the first traveling Chicano show. In1975, shebegan creating heraltarinstallations depicting the ceremonial aspect ofChicano community life. In1983, shecompleted herdoctorate inclinical psychology at the Wright Institute, where shecompleted her dissertation on the culture and identity among Chicana women artists. Mesa-Bains's work has continued to be exhibited in major national shows suchas "OtherGods: Containers of Belief," "Mira!" "The Decade Show," and thecurrently touring "Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation;" as well as the international exhibitions "Le Demon des Anges" throughout Europe and *Traves dela Frontera" throughout Mexico. She hasmade numerous national presentations andlectures including "Contemporary Art in Context" at the New York Mu seum of Modern Art and "Hispanic Art in the U.S." at the Brooklyn Museum. Mesa-Bains participates in many national and international "thinktanks." Currently, Mesa-Bains serves as a Commissioner of Arts for the City of San Francisco and serves on numerous museum boards.
Peter Sellars
Peter Sellars is one of the foremost and most sought-after stage directors in the world today. He has directed more than 100 productions in large and small theaters across America and abroad. A graduate ofHarvard University, he studied in Japan, China, and India before becoming Artistic Director of the Boston Shakespeare Company. At26 he was made Director of the American National Theater at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. In recent years, Sellars has increasingly turned to new opera, most notably withhis productions of John Adams's and Alice Goodman's Nixon in China and The Death ofKIinghqffer. His productions of the Mozart operas Le nose di Figaro, Don Giovanni, and Costfan tutte have been seen in New York, Boston, Paris,and Vienna, where theywere tapedforworld-wide video release. Sellarshas collaborated with the the Wooster Group and was featured in Jean-Luc Godard's film of King Lear. Hehas also appeared on Bill Moyers's "A World ofIdeas," "Miami Vice," and "The Equalizer," directed a rock video for Herbie Hancock; produced a series of radio episodes for the Museum of Contemporary Art's The Territory of Art series; and has just completed his first feature film, The Cabinet of Dr. Ramirez. His primary work is as Director of the Los Angeles Festival, a large-scale, international, intercultural, and interdisciplinary civic experiment which aims to realign thecultural distribution system and re-define the American mainstream for the next generation. A book of essays will be forthcoming next year from HarperCollins.
Robert Townsend
Robert Townsend gained international prominence as thewriter, producer, director, andstarof the 1987hitcomedy Hollywood Shuffle, a semi-autobiographical movie addressing theproblems lacing Blacks in the entertainment industry. Known as oneof the few filmmaking hybrids making an impact on Hollywood, Townsend alsowrote, directed, and actedin The Five Heartbeats, a recent musical drama released byTwentieth Century Fox. His recent series of four HBO specials, "Robert Townsend and His Partnersin Crime," created a national forum forsome of the most promising Black talents of ourtime. Bom on the tough, westside of Chicago, Townsend became theyoungest member of the Experimental Black Actors Guild at the age of 16, and later joined Second City. During college, he studied acting with Stella Adler and worked with the Negro Ensemble Company, then performed at local comedy clubs,acted in off-Broadway plays,and did commer cial work. In 1982, he traveled to LosAngeles to "explore" the movie industry and, in a short time, made his debut in Streets of Fire, followed byAmerican Flyers, andASoldier's Story. Using his movie rolesto leam filmmaking techniques, he produced Hollywood Shuffle, which established himas oneof Hollywood's new innovative directors.
Kirk Vamedoe
Kirk Vamedoe, organizer of the noted exhibition "Highand Low: Modem Art and Popular Culture", serves as Director of the Department ofPaintingand Sculptureat the Museum ofModem Art,a position he attainedin 1988 after three years as Adjunct Curator. Vamedoe became affiliated with the Museum in 1984, when he collaborated with the Director of Painting and Sculpture, William Rubin, in organizing ""Primitivism" in 20th Century Art: Affinity of the Tribal and Modem." Vamedoehad been Associate Professor at the Instituteof Fine Arts, New York University, from 1980 to 1984, and Profes sor of Fine Arts from 1984 to 1988. During this period,Vamedoeorganized the majorexhibition, "Vienna 1900: Art, Architecture & Design." In addition to lecturing around the country on a wide variety of topics, Vamedoe has authored major publications toaccompany his exhibitions, and hisarticles appear in various artjournals. In 1984, he received the prestigious MacArthur Foundation fellowship, resulting in his book,AFine Disregard' What Makes Modern Art Modern (1990). Previously he wrote Gustave Caillebotte (1987) andNorthern Light: Nordic Painting at the Turn of the Century (1988). Vamedoe was recently invited toaccepttheSladeProfessorship in ArtHistory at Oxford University, a visiting professorship which will entail a seriesofpublic lectures. Vamedoe graduated from Williams College and received hisMA and PhDin art history from Stanford.
Stephen E. Weil
Stephen E. Weil has been Deputy Director of theSmithsonian Institution's Hirshhom Museum and Sculpture Garden since 1974,and was Administrator of the Whitney Museum ofAmerican Art from 1967 to 1974. He graduatedfrom Brown University in 1949and received an LLB from the Columbia University School ofLaw in 1956. Weilhas taught, lectured, and written widely concerning museums, art,and the law. Hepresently sitson the Boards ofTrustees ofBrown University and the American Federation of Arts. In 1989, Weil was designated as the firstChairman of the International Council of Museums' newly established Intemational Committee on Management (ICOM/INTERCOM). He wasthe 1990 recipient of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums' Katherine Coffey Award fordistinguished accomplishment Weil's recent writings aboutmuseums and museum workers are collected in Rethinking the Museum (1990). His other publications include Beautyand the Beasts: On Museums, Art, the Law, and the Market (1983), and, as co-author, Art Law: Rights and Liabilities of Creators andCollectors (1986) which received the 1987SCRIBES Award as the best law book published the previous year.
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Ethnic Diversity: The Power of Differences 1991

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)

Scope and Content Note

Participants: Belva Davis, Clayborne Carson, William P. Madar, Vilma S. Martinez, Peggy Mcintosh, Jane G. Pisano, Shelby Steele, Ronald Takaki, and W. Richard West, Jr.

Biography/Organization History

Facilitator
Belva Davis
Belva Davis joined KRON-TV in March 1981. As Newscenter-4's San Francisco Urban Affairs Specialist, she covers topics ranging from political issues and fiscal concerns to city planning visions. She also co-hosts "California This Week," KRON's Sunday morning news and public information program. Davis has covered many of the major stories of the past two decades in apersonal way that provides insight into the people who make news. While with KPDC-TV, she hosted and was instrumental increating "All Together Now," one of the first prime-time public affairs programs about ethnic commu nities in the country. Davis has won several dozen awards for her journalism, including national recognition from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Ohio State, San Francisco State, and the National Education Writers Association. She has also won five local Emmys. Davis isa nationally respected labor activist, a Vice President of the American Federation ofTelevision and RadioArtists, and is extremely active in the community.
Rountable Participants
Clayborne Carson
Clayborne Carson, professor ofhistory at Stanford and senior editor of the papers of Martin Luther King Jr., attended UCLA as a student and received hisdoctorate there in 1975. During hisundergraduate years, Carson was active in theAfrican- American Freedom Struggle, and his scholarly publications have focused on the protest movements and political thought of the period after WWII. His writings have appeared in historical journals, encyclopedias, and popular periodicals. His first book, In Struggle: SNCC and the Black Awakening of the 1960s (1981), won the Frederick Jackson Turner Award of the Organization of American Historians. More recently he published Malcolm X: The FBI File. Carson served as an advisor for afourteen-part, award-winning, public television series on the civil rights movement entitled "Eyes on the Prize." Carson has lectured atmany colleges and universities on awide range oftopics including King, Malcolm X, the Black Panther Party, Black-Jewish relations, and the need for multicultural curricula. In addition to teaching at Stanford since 1974, Carson has been a member of the faculties atUCLA, University of California-Berkeley, arid American University. In 1985, Coretta Scott King invited Carson to direct along-term project to edit and publish the papers of Martin Luther King Jr. The Martin Luther King Jr. Papers Project, sponsered by the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Change in Atlanta and conducted inassociation with Stanford, Emory University, and the University ofCalifornia Press, will publish the first two volumes ofa fourteen-volume comprehensive edition ofKing's writings and speeches in 1992.
William P. Madar
William Madar isPresident and CEO ofNordson Corporation. Nordson's business isthe manufacture and worldwide marketing ofindustrial equipment, along with the software and application technologies that enhance its use. He spent 20 years with the Standard Oil Company (now BP America) before taking his current position at Nordson in 1986. Madar is a 1961 graduate ofPurdue with a degree inchemical engineering. He received an MBA from Stanford University in 1965. He is currently on the Advisory Council of the Graduate School ofBusiness of Stanford University and is Chairman of the Board ofTrustees of the Greater Cleveland Growth Association, theGreater Cleveland Roundtable, theCleveland Initiative for Education, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, the Playhouse Square Foundation, and Hawken School. Madar isa r DirectorofNational City Bank, Brush Wellman, Inc., and the Van Dom Company. Madar isalso past Chairman and long time trustee of the Cleveland Education Fund and first Chairman/founder of the Cleveland Collaborative for Mathematics Education, an entity within the Education Fund. In 1990, Madar was named Intemational Business Executive of the Year by the Cleveland World Trade Conference.
Vilma S. Martinez
Vilma Martinez focuses her expertise and energy on issuessuch as wrongful termination and employment discrimination as Litigation Partner for the Los Angeles law firm ofMunger, Tolles & Olson. Martinez has built hercareer defending the rights ofminorities, as a Staff Attomey for theNAACP Legal Defense Fund, as Equal Employment Opportunity Counsel for the New York State Division ofHuman Rights, and as President and General Counsel for the Mexican-American Legal /^ Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. Shehasserved onthe boards oforganizations suchas the University ofCalifornia Board ofRegents, theAnheuser-Busch Companies, Sanwa Bank ofCalifornia, and theSouthwest Voter Registration and Education Project. Shehasearned awards ranging from the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University ofTexas; an Honorary Doctor ofLetters from theCalifornia School ofProfessional Psychology; an Honorary Doctor ofLaws, Amherst College; theLex Award, Mexican-American BarAssociation; theValerie Kantor Award for Extraordinary Achievement; and theUniversity Medal ofExcellence from Columbia University. Martinez received her BA from the University ofTexas in 1964 and her LLB from Columbia Law School in 1967.
Peggy Mcintosh
Peggy Mcintosh is Associate Director of the Wellesley College Center for Research onWomen. She is founder and codirector of the National SEED Project on Inclusive Curriculum. Sheconsults throughout the country and the world with college and school faculty who are creating gender-fair and multicultural curricula. She is theauthor ofmany articles on women's studies,curriculum change, and systems ofunearned privilege. Mcintosh has taught at the Brearley School, Harvard University, Trinity College (Washington, D.C.), theUniversity ofDenver, the University of Durham (England), and Wellesley College. Sheis co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Women's Institute, consulting editor of SAGE: AScholarly Journal onBlack Women, and holder ofan honorary doctorate in humane letters from Augustana College.
Jane G. Pisano
Jane G. Pisano is Dean of the Schoolof Public Administration at the University of Southern California. She received her bachelor's degree from Stanford University andearned hermaster's anddoctorate degrees from theJohns Hopkins Univer sity School ofAdvanced International Studies. From 1986to1991, Pisano was President ofHie 2000Partnership and its predecessor organization, theLos Angeles 2000 Committee, which published a strategic plan for Los Angeles, LA 2000: A City For the Future, in November 1988. The 2000 Partnership isa three-year civic effort toimplement the LA 2000 policy recommendations. Shehas alsoservedas Executive Director of the Los Angeles 200 Committee, the official organizing corporation for theyear-long Los Angeles Bicentennial commemoration in 1980-1981. Prior to arriving in Los Angeles, Pisano wasan Assistant Professor at Georgetown University's School ofForeign Service and Department ofGovernment Asa White HouseFellow, she served as a specialassistant for National Security Affairs.
Shelby Steele
Shelby Steele is Professor ofEnglish at San Jose State University and anauthor. His work has appeared in Harper's, The American Scholar, The Washington Post, The New Republic, and the New York Times Book Review, among other publica tions. In his controversial bestseller, The Content ofOur Character: A New Vision ofRace inAmerica, Steele illuminates the origins of the current conflict inrace relations today. Steele challenges Black Americans to embrace a pride based on acheivement and cultural contribution, and toabandon theself-defeating prideof victimization. Equally important, he believes that white Americans mustface theirown prejudices andembrace Blacks as equalpartners in society—not just in the law, butin theirhearts. Professor Steele received his BA in sociology from Coe College in Iowa in 1968. He taught American history, Afro-American literature, and African literature at a high school in East St. Louis for three years before earning hisPhD from the University of Utah in 1974.
Ronald Takaki
Ronald Takaki is Professor of Ethnic Studies at the University ofCalifornia-Berkeley. Takaki received hisPhD in Ameri can history from Berkeley in 1967 and then went to UCLA to teach its first Black history course. In 1972, he returned to Berkeley, where hehas served asChair of the Ethnic Studies Department and asthe graduate advisor of the new Ethnic Studies PhD Program, thefirst ofitskind in the country. Takaki is the author ofAPro-Slavery Crusade, a study of the Southern ideological defense of slavery; Violence in the Black Imagination, a study of19th-century Black novelists; and Iron Cages, a study ofrace and culture in19th century America inrelation to Asians, Blacks, Mexicans, and Native Americans. His anthology, From Different Shores: Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America, brings together different scholarly views. His most recent book, Strangersfrom aDifferent Shore: AHistory ofAsian Americans, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.
W.Richard West Jr.
Rick West isthe Founding Director of the Smithsonian Institution's new National Museum of the American Indian. As a partner in the Albuquerque law firm ofGover, Stetson, Williams& West, West devoted his energies to protecting the rights of the American Indian by serving as General Counsel to Indian tribes, Indian organizations, and Indian interest organiza tions. As apartner in the Washington, D.C., law firm of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver, and Jacobson, West worked in the Indian and Corporate Departments. In addition, he assisted the America Indian Lawyer Training Program, Inc., and served as Adjunct Professor at the Stanford Law School. West earned a BA in American history, magna cum laude from the University of Redlands, an MA in American history from Harvard, and aJD from Stanford. His publications on the American Indian include The Source and Scope of Tribal Powers and The Struggle for Indian Civil Rights. West currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Environmental Defense Fund, and isamember of the National Support Committee of the Native American Rights Fund and the Board ofDirectors of The Morning Star Foundation and the Bush Foundation.
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Values: How Are They Imparted to the Next Generation? 1991

Physical Description: 1 videotape(s) (VHS)

Scope and Content Note

Participants: Charles Ogletree, Calvin Butts, Peggy Charren, Sanford M. Dornbusch, Candy Lightner, Richard "Pete" Mesa, Edwin Schlossberg, and Jack Valenti.

Biography/Organization History

Facilitator
Charles Ogletree
A Harvard Law School Professor and prominent legal theorist, Charles Ogletree has made his reputation by taking a hard look at complex constitutional issues of law and ethics. Heis known for his work to secure the rights guaranteed for everyone equally by the Constitution. Ogletree was a public defender in Washington, D.C., for seven years, and he has moderated several forums and panels on legal issues including Fred Friendly's "Ethics in America" series and "Hard Drugs, Hard Choices," which both aired on PBS. He is the founder and Director of the Criminal Justice Institute at Harvard Law School and Director of Harvard's Trial Advocacy Workshop.
Rountable Participants
Calvin Butts
Asthe Pastorof the Abyssinian BaptistChurch in New York, Butts is well-known for the impacthis church has had on community development issues such as homelessness, seniorcitizen and youth empowerment, ecumenical outreach, and cultural awareness. Under hisdirection, a 26-unit apartment building for the homeless was acquired; a 100-unit apartment building for seniors was constructed; andprograms such as "Health Watch," an AIDS prevention program for youths, and "Education 2000," a course to enhance math and science skills for children, were initiated. Butts serves on the boards of a number ofnonprofit organizations and foundations. Heis active inthe life ofAfrican American people in New York City and has received numerous awards for hisefforts. Hecurrently delivers a weekly sermon onthe radio each Sunday morning andcontinues to beinvited to preach todistinguished pulpits nationally and internationally.
Peggy Charren
Peggy Charren is founder andPresident ofAction for Children's Television (ACT), a national child advocacy organization founded in 1968. Located in Massachusetts, this10,000-member nonprofit organization works to encourage program diversity and eliminate commercial abusesin children's television. Charren is also a Visiting Scholarin Education at Harvard University's GraduateSchool ofEducation. Prior to founding ACT, she wasDirectorof the Creative Arts Council ofNewton, Massachusetts, where she worked with theater anddance groups, musicians, andartists todevelop programs for classroom enrichment. Charren hasowned andoperated two businesses: Quality Book Fairs, a company that organized children's book fairs; and Art Prints,a gallery specializing in graphics. Priortomoving toNew England, she served as the Director of the Film Department at WPDC-TV in New York City.
Sanford M. Dornbusch
A Professor at Stanford University since 1959, Sanford Dornbusch is currently Reed-Hodgson Professor of Human Biology as well as Professor ofSociology andEducation. Inaddition, heserves as Director of the Stanford Center for the Study of Families, Children, and Youth. He is the first sociologist to be Chairman of three different sectionsof the American Z8^ Sociological Association, and has justbeen elected President of the Society for Research on Adolescence, the first non-psychologist to receive thathonor. Arecipient of the Walter J. Gores Award forExcellence in Teaching at Stanford, he has beenelected tohead boththe FacultySenateand the Advisory Board. Professor Dornbusch is the authorof numerous articles and the authoror editorof sbc books. His most recentvolume is Feminism, Children, and the New Families, which was published in 1988.
Candy Lightncr
In 1980, four days after her 13-year-old daughter, Cari, was killed by a drunk driver, Candy Lightner formed Mother Against Drunk Driving (MADD). Created as a grassroots organization, MADD has become a national and international corporation. Lightner andMADD have been credited with promoting a nationwide change in attitude towards drunk driving aswell as enacting stiffnew legislation against offenders. During Lightness tenure with MADD (1980-1985), over 500 laws were passed at the state and federal levels dealing specifically with drunk driving. lightner is also co-author of Giving Sorrow Words: How toCope with Griefand Get On with Your Life (1990). Therecipient ofnumerous awards including the Volunteer Action Award from the President of the United States, Lightner has achieved intemational acclaim on the speaker circuit for topics ranging from "YouCanMake a Difference," to "Youth and Alcohol."
Richard "Pete" Mesa
Pete Mesa assumed the superintendency ofOakland Unified School District early in 1990, after serving two years as President of the Institute for Effective School Learning, an organization sponsored bythe Packard Foundation. Mesa's primary focus has been ondeveloping long-term educational and fiscal programs tomeet both thechanging needs of students and thegrowing, statewide budget problems. Fornine years Mesa served as Superintendent for theMilpitas Unified School District, andfor partofthat time was onloan totheState Department ofEducation toserve as Chief Deputy Superintendent ofPublic Instruction. Aformer teacher, counselor, vice-principal, andprincipal, Mesa also spent two years as Executive Directorof Stanford University's UrbanRural School Development Project.
Edwin Schlossberg
Edwin Schlossberg and his firm, Edwin Schlossberg Incorporated (ESI),specialize in interactive museum exhibitions, publicinformation systems, and entertainment centers. ESIdesign projects include the Learning Environment at the Booklyn Children's Museum, the interactiveSITEGUIDE,,ndirectory system at the WorldFinancial Center,and the "Innovation Station" at the HenryFordMuseum in Dearborn, Michigan. In addition, he is an artist and authorofseveral books includingEinstein andBeckett: ARecord ofanImaginary Conversation with Albert Einstein andSamuel Beckett, and The Philosopher's Game.
Jack Valenti
President and Chief Executive Officer of the Motion Picture Association of America(MPAA) since 1966, Jack Valenti has presided overenormous changes in the industry, in the U.S.A., and internationally. Satellite technology, cable channels, microwave transporters, videocassette recorders, stubborn trade barriers, an explosive foreign market, ratingsystems, and piracy have all posed challenges andopportunities for the MPAA. Valenti has written three books and numerous essays and articlesfornewspapers and magazines. Priorto the MPAA, he served as a White House Assistant to President Lyndon Johnson. Valenti has an MBA from Harvard University.