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The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. As a non-partisan forum, The Club brings to the public airwaves diverse viewpoints on important topics. The Club's weekly radio broadcast - the oldest in the U.S., dating back to 1924 - is carried across the nation on public radio stations.

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. As a non-partisan forum, The Club brings to the public airwaves diverse viewpoints on important topics. The Club's weekly radio broadcast - the oldest in the U.S., dating back to 1924 - is carried across the nation on public radio stations.
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San Francisco, CA

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KQED

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The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. As a non-partisan forum, The Club brings to the public airwaves diverse viewpoints on important topics. The Club's weekly radio broadcast - the oldest in the U.S., dating back to 1924 - is carried across the nation on public radio stations.

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@cwclub

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English

Contact:

The Commonwealth Club of California 595 Market Street 2nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94105 415-597-6700


Episodes

Week to Week Political Roundtable 5/23/19

5/24/2019
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SPEAKERS Carla Marinucci Senior Writer, Politico California Playbook; Twitter @cmarinucci Image - Dan Schnur Dan Schnur Professor, University of Southern California Annenberg School of Communications; Twitter @danschnur John Zipperer Vice President of Media & Editorial, The Commonwealth Club—Host This program was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on May 23rd, 2019.

Duration:01:04:29

Alexa Von Tobel: Financially Forward

5/23/2019
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SPEAKERS Alexa von Tobel Founder and CEO, LearnVest.com; Chief Digital Officer, Northwestern Mutual; Author, Financially Forward: How to Use Today's Digital Tools to Earn More, Save Better, and Spend Smarter (Forthcoming) Jana Rich Founder and CEO, Rich Talent Group This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on May 22nd, 2019.

Duration:01:03:11

The Girl Who Said No: A Search in Sicily

5/23/2019
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SPEAKERS Natalie Galli Travel Writer, Author; The Girl Who Said No: A Search in Sicily This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on May 21st, 2019.

Duration:00:58:38

Susan Hockfield: The Next Technology Revolution

5/22/2019
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SPEAKERS Susan Hockfield Former President, MIT; Author, The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution In Conversation with Mary Ellen Hannibal Journalist; Author, Citizen Scientist: Searching for Heroes and Hope in an Age of Extinction This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on May 21st, 2019.

Duration:01:00:14

NRDC and India's Clean Energy Future

5/22/2019
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SPEAKERS Anjali I. Jaiswal, J.D. Founding Director, the India Program on Climate Change and Clean Energy at the NRDC Poonam Sandhu Senior Clean Energy Finance Expert and Managing Consultant, India Program in New Delhi at the NRDC Shilpa Patel Director, Mission Investing, Climate Works Foundation R. Sean Randolph, J.D., Ph.D. President and CEO, Bay Area Council Economic Institute Susan Casey-Lefkowitz Chief Program Officer, Natural Resources Defense Council—Moderator This program...

Duration:01:09:30

Republicans and a Democrat on Climate

5/20/2019
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Ryan Costello Former U.S. Representative (R-PA) Christine Pelosi Executive Committeewoman, Democratic National Committee Carlos Curbelo Former U.S. Representative (R-FL) Greg Dalton Founder and Host, Climate One This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on April 30, 2019.

Duration:00:49:25

Donaldina Cameron and the Occidental Mission Home

5/20/2019
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SPEAKERS Julia Flynn Siler Journalist, Author, The White Devil’s Daughters: The Fight Against Slavery in San Francisco’s Chinatown (Forthcoming) In Conversation with Helen Zia Journalist; Author, Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao’s Revolution This program was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on May 14th, 2019.

Duration:01:03:02

Annie Jacobsen: Inside the CIA's Secret History

5/16/2019
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SPEAKERS Annie Jacobsen Former Contributing Editor, Los Angeles Times Magazine; Author, Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Secret History of CIA Paramilitary Armies Operators, and Assassins; Twitter @AnnieJacobsen In Conversation with Quentin Hardy Head of Editorial, Google Cloud This program was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on May 15th, 2019.

Duration:01:02:39

What Is Real? The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics

5/16/2019
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SPEAKERS Adam Becker Astrophysicist; Science Writer; Author, What Is Real? The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics In Conversation with George Hammond Author, Conversations With Socrates This program was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on May 13th, 2019.

Duration:01:07:14

Data for Social Good: Crisis Text Line CEO Nancy Lublin

5/15/2019
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SPEAKERS Nancy Lublin CEO and Founder, Crisis Text Line; CEO and Founder, Loris.ai DJ Patil Head of Technology, Devoted Health; Former United States Chief Data Scientist—Moderator This program was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on May 7th, 2019. ** This Program Contains Explicit Language **

Duration:01:10:56

Sandro Galea: Reframing the Health Care Conversation

5/15/2019
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SPEAKERS Sandro Galea Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health; Author, Well: What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health; Twitter @sandrogalea In Conversation with Katie Hafner Author, Journalist, New York Times Contributor This program was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on May 13th, 2019.

Duration:00:57:11

Renovating Democracy with Nicolas Berggruen, Reid Hoffman and Nathan Gardels

5/15/2019
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SPEAKERS Nicolas Berggruen Founder and Chairman, Berggruen Institute Nathan Gardels Co-Founder, Berggruen Institute; Editor-in-Chief, The WorldPost Reid Hoffman Co-Founder, LinkedIn; Partner, Greylock Partners This program was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on May 11th, 2019.

Duration:01:19:05

The Israeli Elections

5/15/2019
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SPEAKERS Ravit Baer Deputy Consul General for Israel to the Pacific Northwest Alon Sachar Co-Author, A Path to Peace: A Brief History of Israeli Palestinian Negotiations and a Way Forward in the Middle East Jonathan Curiel Author, Journalist—Moderator This program was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on May 7th, 2019.

Duration:01:06:16

The Italian Table: Creating Festive Meals for Family and Friends

5/15/2019
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SPEAKERS Elizabeth Minchilli Author, Blogger, Food Tour Leader This program was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on May 7th, 2019.

Duration:00:47:49

Do No Harm: Civic Leadership and the Role of Health Care

5/15/2019
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SPEAKERS Rupa Marya, M.D. Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF; Faculty Director, Do No Harm Coalition Donna LaSala Professor and Faculty Director of MPA and Dual Degree (MBA/MPA) Programs; Co-Founder, Center for Civic Leadership and Social Justice (CCLSJ); CEO, Triple Bottom Line Institute; Former COO/CIO, Goodwill Industries; Former CIO/IT Director, City of Berkeley Elizabeth Carney Business & Leadership Member-Led Forum Chair, Commonwealth Club—Moderator This program was recorded...

Duration:01:12:41

Alpha Girls: Women Upstarts in Silicon Valley

5/15/2019
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SPEAKERS Julian Guthrie New York Times Best-Selling Author, Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts Who Took on Silicon Valley’s Male Culture and Made the Deals of a Lifetime Meaghan Rose CEO and Founder, Rocksbox Magdalena Yesil Founding Investor and Board Member, Salesforce; Board of Directors, Informed, SoFi, Smartsheet and Zuora William Randolph Hearst III Editor and Publisher, Journal of Alta California; Chairman of the Board, Hearst Corp.—Moderator This program was recorded in-front...

Duration:01:51:30

Emily Bazelon: Criminal Injustice in America

5/14/2019
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SPEAKERS Emily Bazelon Staff Writer, The New York Times Magazine; Author, Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration; Twitter @emilybazelon In Conversation with Marisa Lagos Reporter for California Politics and Government, KQED; Twitter @mlagos This program was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on May 7th, 2019.

Duration:01:07:30

Sea Changes: Why Oceans Play a Bigger Role in Climate Than You Think

5/10/2019
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SPEAKERS Sara Aminzadeh Commissioner, California Coastal Commission Ken Caldeira Climate Scientist, Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Global Ecology at Stanford University Daniela Fernandez Founder and CEO, Sustainable Ocean Alliance Greg Dalton Founder and Host, Climate One This program was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on April 23, 2019.

Duration:00:50:52

The Tubman Command

5/10/2019
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SPEAKERS Elizabeth Cobbs Professor and Melbern G. Glasscock Chair in American History, Texas A&M University; Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Author, The Tubman Command This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, California on May 6th, 2019.

Duration:01:05:48

Dustin Lance Black: Coming of Age in Red and Blue America

5/9/2019
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SPEAKERS Dustin Lance Black Academy Award-Wnning Screenwriter, Milk; Author, Mama’s Boy: A Story from Our Americas; Activist Mina Kim News Anchor, KQED; Host, Friday's "Forum" This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Marines' Memorial Theater in San Francisco, California on May 8th, 2019. ** This Podcast Contains Explicit Language **

Duration:01:46:10