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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 and is now podcasting. Please click the link below and visit our website to learn more about The Commonwealth Club and don't forget to become a member!

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 and is now podcasting. Please click the link below and visit our website to learn more about The Commonwealth Club and don't forget to become a member!
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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 and is now podcasting. Please click the link below and visit our website to learn more about The Commonwealth Club and don't forget to become a member!

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Episodes

Steven Pearlstein: Can American Capitalism Survive?

10/22/2018
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SPEAKERS Steven Pearlstein Columnist, The Washington Post; Author, Can American Capitalism Survive? Why Greed is Not Good, Opportunity Is Not Equal, and Fairness Won’t Make Us Poor In Conversation with Kara Swisher Executive Editor, Recode This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on October 19th, 2018.

Duration:01:08:20

Michael Beschloss: American Presidents at War

10/22/2018
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SPEAKERS Michael Beschloss Presidential Historian, NBC News; Author, Presidents of War; Twitter @BeschlossDC In Conversation with Roy Eisenhardt Lecturer, UC Berkeley Law School This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on October 18th, 2018.

Duration:01:07:50

An Unconventional Guide to Italy's La Dolce Vita Culture

10/22/2018
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SPEAKERS Carla Gambescia Author, La Dolce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A to Z This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on October 19th, 2018.

Duration:01:00:02

Families Separated at the Border: What Is Happening to Them?

10/22/2018
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SPEAKERS Michelle Meow Host, "The Michelle Meow Show" (Radio and TV); President, SFPride; Twitter @msmichellemeow John Zipperer Host, Week to Week Political Roundtable, The Commonwealth Club—Co-Host Kristina McKibben Immigration attorney in Sacramento Jason Sias Civil rights attorney in Los Angeles This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on October 17th, 2018.

Duration:00:55:02

Will China Save the Planet?

10/20/2018
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SPEAKERS Barbara Finamore Senior Strategic Director, Asia, at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Carter Roberts President and CEO, World Wildlife Fund U.S.

Duration:00:48:54

Fire and Ice: Documentary Storytelling and the Climate Crisis

10/20/2018
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SPEAKER Stephen Most Writer, Filmmaker

Duration:00:48:52

Venture Capitalist John Doerr: Measure What Matters

10/20/2018
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SPEAKERS John Doerr Chairperson, Kleiner Perkins; Author, Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs; Twitter @johndoerr In Conversation with Sal Khan Founder and CEO, Khan Academy This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Palo Alto on October 18th, 2018. ** This Podcast contains explicit language **

Duration:00:58:21

Ambassador Wendy Sherman: Iran and Lessons on Diplomacy

10/17/2018
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SPEAKERS Amb. Wendy Sherman Former U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs; Author, Not for the Faint of Heart: Lessons in Courage, Power, and Persistence; Twitter @wendyrsherman In Conversation with Philip Yun Executive Director, Ploughshares Fund This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on October 16th, 2018.

Duration:01:08:01

Unconventional Medicine

10/17/2018
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SPEAKERS Chris Kresser M.S., L.Ac., CEO, Kresser Institute; Co-director, California Center for Functional Medicine, Creator, ChrisKresser.com; Author, The Paleo Cure This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on October 16th, 2018.

Duration:01:13:51

Reid Hoffman: The Secrets of Blitzscaling

10/17/2018
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SPEAKERS Reid Hoffman Partner, Greylock Partners; Co-founder, Linked In; Co-author, Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Massively Valuable Companies; Twitter @reidhoffman In Conversation with Gina Bianchini Founder and CEO, Mighty Networks This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Palo Alto on October 16th, 2018. ** This Podcast contains explicit language **

Duration:01:06:36

From Climate Reality to Project Drawdown: Is This Happening to Us or for Us?

10/16/2018
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SPEAKERS Amanda Ravenhill Executive Director, Buckminster Fuller Institute Malcolm Walter Former COO, Bentley Systems; Treasurer, Presidio Graduate School’s Board of Directors; Vice Chair, Water for People’s Board of Directors This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on October 15th, 2018.

Duration:01:26:31

Law Professor Aziz Huq: How to Save a Constitutional Democracy

10/16/2018
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SPEAKERS Aziz Huq Frank and Bernice J. Greenberg Professor of Law, University of Chicago; Former Clerk to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Author, How to Save a Constitutional Democracy Bertrall Ross Chancellor’s Professor, UC Berkeley School of Law—Moderator This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on October 15th, 2018.

Duration:01:02:45

What Pollsters Learned in 2016 and What It Means for 2018

10/16/2018
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SPEAKER Josh Libresco Marketing Researcher; Political Pollster; Executive Vice President, OSR Group This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on October 8th, 2018.

Duration:00:55:07

Journalist Gustavo Arellano in Conversation with Will Hearst

10/13/2018
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SPEAKERS Gustavo Arellano Former Editor, OC Weekly; Author, Orange County: A Personal History and Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America William R. Hearst III Chairman of the Board, Hearst; Founder, The Journal of Alta California This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on October 11th, 2018.

Duration:01:04:46

Climate Press Pool: Robert Gibbs and Jeff Nesbit

10/12/2018
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SPEAKERS Robert Gibbs Executive Vice President and Global Chief Communications Officer, McDonald's Corporation Jeff Nesbit Author and Executive Director, Climate Nexus

Duration:00:51:29

Reihan Salam: The Case Against Open Borders

10/12/2018
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SPEAKERS Reihan Salam Executive Editor, National Review; Policy Fellow, National Review Institute; Author, Melting Pot or Civil War? A Son of Immigrants Makes the Case Against Open Borders; Twitter @reihan In Conversation with Micah Weinberg, Ph.D. President, Bay Area Council Economic Institute This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on October 10th, 2018.

Duration:01:00:40

An Evening with Matt Nathanson: A Record Release Party

10/10/2018
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SPEAKERS Matt Nathanson Singer and Songwriter, Some Mad Hope, Last of the Great Pretenders, Show Me Your Fangs, Pyromattia, Sings His Sad Heart (Forthcoming) Kelly Corrigan New York Times Best-Selling Author, Tell Me More This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on October 5th, 2018. **THIS PROGRAM CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE**

Duration:01:22:23

California at War

10/10/2018
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SPEAKER Diane North Adjunct Professor of History, University of Maryland University College, Author, California at War: The State and the People during World War I This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on October 4th, 2018.

Duration:00:52:39

Rebecca Traister and Alicia Garza: Good and Mad Women

10/10/2018
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SPEAKERS Rebecca Traister Author, Good and Mad (forthcoming) and All the Single Ladies; Writer, New York and The Cut Alicia Garza Principal, Black Futures Lab; Strategy and Partnership Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance; Co-Founder, Black Lives Matter This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on October 9th, 2018. ** NOTE: This Podcast Contains EXPLICIT Language **

Duration:02:13:31

The Browns of California: A Political Family Dynasty

10/9/2018
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SPEAKERS Miriam Pawel Pulitzer Prize–winning Editor, Newsday, Los Angeles Times, Author, The Browns of California: The Family Dynasty That Transformed a State and Shaped a Nation In Conversation with Roy Eisenhardt Lecturer, UC Berkeley Law School This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on October 2nd, 2018.

Duration:01:06:43