Join us for Blue Bottle coffee and pastries during a fascinating talk with James Freeman, founder and CEO of Blue Bottle Coffee. Prior to opening Blue Bottle, James was a San Francisco-based freelance clarinetist. He is the author of The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee and has been Imbibe Magazine's Coffee Professional of the Year and one of Fast Company Magazine's 100 Most Creative People in Business.
Explore the drama and back story behind some of the most pivotal trials in history with notable jurist and teacher, Oak Dowling, J.D.
Examine the blood libel claiming that Jews engage in ritual murder and its connection to the Tsar's hoax of hate, the anti-Semitic 1905 booklet entitled The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion.
Discuss how the south's antisemitism led to the conviction of the wrong man, Leo Frank, for the death of a young girl.
Robert Oppenheimer's life and legacy are inextricably linked to America's most famous top-secret initiative, the Manhattan Project. But after World War II, this brilliant and intense scientist fell from the innermost circles of American science, and at the height of the Red Scare, the veil of suspicion fell over him.