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


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Episodes

An Evening with Dr. Cornel West

7/25/2019
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SPEAKERS Cornel West, Ph.D. Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy, Harvard University; Professor Emeritus, Princeton University; Author, Race Matters In Conversation with Sheryl Davis Executive Director, San Francisco Human Rights Commission This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on July 22nd, 2019. ** This Program May Contain Explicit Language **

Duration:01:24:05

Richard Clarke: Cyber Threats in the Digital Age

7/25/2019
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SPEAKERS Richard Clarke Former U.S. National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection and Counterterrorism; Co-Author, The Fifth Domain: Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats In Conversation with Audrey Cooper Editor in Chief, San Francisco Chronicle This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on July 23rd, 2019.

Duration:01:09:45

David Gergen: Democracy in Turbulent Times

7/23/2019
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SPEAKERS David Gergen Senior Political Analyst, CNN; Founding Director, Center for Public Leadership; Professor of Public Service, Harvard Kennedy School In Conversation with Kirk Hanson Senior Fellow, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics This program was recorded in front of a live audience at the Mayer Theater at Santa Clara University on July 22nd, 2019.

Duration:01:05:39

The Fate of Food

7/22/2019
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SPEAKERS Twilight Greenaway Contributing Editor, Civil Eats Amanda Little Professor of Journalism, Vanderbilt University 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 June 18, 2019.

Duration:00:51:26

The Art of the Green Deal

7/22/2019
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SPEAKERS Matt Gaetz U.S. Representative (R-FL) Miranda Green Reporter, The Hill Ed Markey U.S. Senator (D-MA) Greg Dalton Founder and Host, Climate One This program was recorded as a series of individual conversations between Greg Dalton and his guests in June and July of 2019.

Duration:00:50:52

Memory Problems More Likely to Be Reported by the LGBTQ Community

7/18/2019
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SPEAKERS Jason Flatt Assistant Professor at the UCSF School of Nursing, Institute for Health & Aging Michelle Meow Host, "The Michelle Meow Show" (Radio and KBCW TV); Twitter @msmichellemeow John Zipperer Host, Week to Week Political Roundtable, The Commonwealth Club—Co-Host This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on July 18th, 2019.

Duration:01:04:15

Astronomer Andrew Fraknoi: 50 Years Since Our First Step

7/18/2019
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SPEAKERS Andrew Fraknoi Chair Emeritus, Astronomy Department at Foothill College; Former Executive Director, Astronomical Society of the Pacific Lisa Krieger Science Reporter, The Mercury News—Moderator This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on July 17th, 2019.

Duration:01:02:08

Intergenerational Executive Womxn Talk Success, Age and Empowerment

7/17/2019
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SPEAKERS Emily Howe Corporate Gender Strategist Mags Baker Expert on Millennial Happiness at Work Barbara Mark, Ph.D. Midlife Women's Leadership Coach Linda Calhoun Founder, Career Girls This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on July 16th, 2019.

Duration:01:01:33

Shakespeare in Prison

7/17/2019
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SPEAKERS Dameion Brown Former Artist-in-Residence, Marin Shakespeare Company This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on July 15th, 2019.

Tom Siebel: Inside the Digital Future

7/16/2019
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SPEAKERS Tom Siebel CEO, C3.ai; Author, Digital Transformation: Survive and Thrive in an Era of Mass Extinction In Conversation with Nellie Bowles Tech and Culture Reporter, The New York Times This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on July 15th, 2019.

Duration:01:07:13

Cities for the Future: Where Life Meets Design

7/12/2019
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SPEAKERS Liz Ogbu Founder and Principal, Studio O Laura Crescimano Co-Founder/Principal, SITELAB Urban Studio Jan Gehl Architect and Founding Partner, Gehl Architects, author, “Cities for People” (Island Press, 2010) 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 June 3, 2019.

Duration:00:51:13

Cosmological Koans

7/12/2019
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SPEAKERS Anthony Aguirre Professor of Physics, UC Santa Cruz; Co-Founder, Foundational Questions Institute, Author, Cosmological Koans This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on July 11th, 2019.

Duration:00:53:57

Asian Pacific Islander Equality Northern California: Sammie Ablaza Wills

7/11/2019
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SPEAKERS Sammie Ablaza Wills Director, APIENC Michelle Meow Host, "The Michelle Meow Show" (Radio and KBCW TV); Twitter @msmichellemeow John Zipperer Host, Week to Week Political Roundtable, The Commonwealth Club—Co-Host This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on July 11th, 2019.

Duration:00:59:01

Week to Week Political Roundtable 7/10/19

7/11/2019
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SPEAKERS Bob Butler Reporter, KCBS Radio; Twitter @bobbutler7 C.W. Nevius Columnist, Santa Rosa Press Democrat; Former Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; Twitter @cwnevius Mollie Reilly Assignment Editor, HuffPost 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 July 10th, 2019.

Duration:01:07:32

Esther Wojcicki: How to Raise Successful People

7/11/2019
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SPEAKERS Esther Wojcicki Educator; Author, How to Raise Successful People: Simple Lessons for Radical Results In Conversation with Roy Eisenhardt Lecturer, UC Berkeley Law School This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on July 10th, 2019.

Duration:00:59:39

Why Great Workplaces Are Better for Employees, Investors and Society

7/10/2019
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SPEAKERS Emilie Aries Speaker; Podcast Host; Founder; Author, Bossed Up Michael C. Bush CEO, Great Place to Work; Author, A Great Place to Work for All; Entrepreneur; Investor; Teacher; Author; Media Commentator R. Paul Herman CEO and Founder, HIP Investor: Impact Ratings + Portfolios; Higher Impact Portfolio Manager This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on July 9th, 2019.

Duration:01:03:58

Pride and Fatherhood: Celebrating Gay Dads and LGBTQ Families

7/10/2019
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SPEAKERS James Loduca Head of Global Inclusion and Diversity, Twitter; former Director for Equality, Salesforce Eldon Schriock M.D., Fertility Specialist, Pacific Fertility Center Jeff Titterton Chief Marketing Officer, Zendesk Michelle Meow Host, "The Michelle Meow Show" (Radio and KBCW TV) John Zipperer Host, Week to Week Political Roundtable, The Commonwealth Club—Co-Host This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San...

Duration:01:15:21

When Republicans Were Progressive

7/9/2019
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SPEAKERS Dave Durenberger U.S. Senator from Minnesota (1978–1995); Retired Chair, National Institute of Health Policy, Co-Author, When Republicans Were Progressive In Conversation with George Hammond Author, Conversations with Socrates; Son of a Wisconsin Progressive Republican Mayor This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on July 8th, 2019.

Duration:01:07:43

Giving USA 2019: A National and San Francisco Perspective

7/2/2019
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SPEAKERS Julie E. Packard Executive Director, Monterey Bay Aquarium Lauren B. Dachs President and Vice Chair, Bechtel Jr. Foundation Roselyne Chroman Swig Civic Leader Stephen Lockhart, M.D., Ph.D. Chief Medical Officer, Sutter Health—Moderator This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on June 20th, 2019.

Duration:01:30:12

The Incredible Slip Madigan

7/2/2019
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SPEAKERS Dave Newhouse Sports Journalist; Columnist, Oakland Tribune; Author, The Incredible Slip Madigan This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco on June 27th, 2019.

Duration:00:58:56