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


Episodes

49ers Assistant Coach Katie Sowers

7/17/2018
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SPEAKERS Katie Sowers Assistant Coach, San Francisco 49ers Michelle Meow Host, "The Michelle Meow Show" on TV and Radio; Board President, SF Pride—Co-host/Moderator John Zipperer Vice President of Media & Editorial, The Commonwealth Club; Host, Week to Week Political Roundtable—Co-host/Moderator This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on July 17th, 2018

Duration:00:59:00

Medication Assisted Therapy: A Local Community Clinic Response to the Opioid Epidemic

7/17/2018
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SPEAKERS Tam Nguyen Ph.D., Behavioral Health Director, Tri-City Health Center (TCHC)

Duration:00:53:02

Melanie Nathan and Lisa Bloom on The Michelle Meow Show 7/12/18

7/17/2018
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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 Melanie Nathan Nathan is a mediator and an equality and human rights activist who advocates, speaks and writes on issues impacting LGBTI communities around the world

Duration:01:11:58

Week to Week Politics Roundtable and Social Hour 7/16/18

7/17/2018
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SPEAKERS Carla Marinucci Senior Writer, Politico California Playbook; Twitter @cmarinucci John F. Rothmann Talk Show Host, KGO 810AM; Twitter @johnrothmann This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on July 16th, 2018.

Duration:01:09:09

New Wheels in Town

7/13/2018
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SPEAKERS Stuart Cohen Executive Director, TransForm Sanjay Dastoor Co-Founder, Boosted Boards and CEO, Skip Scooters Megan Rose Dickey Senior Reporter, TechCrunch This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on June 20, 2018.

Duration:00:51:18

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra

7/13/2018
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SPEAKERS Xavier Becerra Attorney General of California; Former U.S. Representative In Conversation with Scott Shafer Senior Editor of California Politics and Government Desk, KQED This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on July 12th, 2018

Duration:01:13:36

Aging in the Zone

7/12/2018
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SPEAKERS Bob Kriegel Ph.D., Author; Sports Psychologist; Lecturer This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on July 11th, 2018

We Can’t Talk Anymore? Understanding the Structural Roots of Partisan Polarization and the Decline of Democratic Discourse in 21st Century America

7/12/2018
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SPEAKERS David Peritz Professor of Politics, Sarah Lawrence College This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on July 10th, 2018.

Duration:01:31:00

The Lives of the Constitution: Ten Exceptional Minds that Shaped America’s Supreme Law

7/10/2018
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SPEAKERS Joseph Tartakovsky James Wilson Fellow in Constitutional Law at the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy; Author, The Lives of the Constitution This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on July 9th, 2018.

Duration:01:14:22

Malcolm Nance: How Russia Is Destroying Democracy

7/10/2018
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SPEAKERS Malcolm Nance Retired Intelligence Officer; Author, The Plot to Destroy Democracy: How Putin’s Spies Are Winning Control of America and Dismantling the West In Conversation with Quentin Hardy Head of Editorial, Google Cloud This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on July 9th, 2018.

Duration:01:02:12

A Brighter Day

7/9/2018
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SPEAKERS Elliot Kallen Financial Accountant; Wealth Manager; Founder, A Brighter Day This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on July 2nd, 2018.

Duration:00:57:03

Summer Films on Corn, Coal, Lights and Flights

7/1/2018
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SPEAKERS Rita Baghdadi, Co-Director, My Country No More Noel Dockstader, Co-Director, Point of No Return Jeremiah Hammerling, Co-Directo, My Country No More Quinn Kanaly, Co-Director, Point of No Return Sriram Murali, Director/Producer, Saving the Dark Sally Rubin, Co-Director, Hillbilly Portions of this program were recorded at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.

Duration:00:51:27

Elections Matter: What's at Stake for California in November?

6/29/2018
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SPEAKERS Laurel Rosenhall Political Reporter, CALmatters; Former Reporter, The Sacramento Bee Ben Christopher Elections Reporter Dan Walters Columnist, Political Author, TV News Commentator Dave Lesher Co-Founder, CEO and Editor in Chief, CALmatters; Former Political Writer and State Capitol Reporter, Los Angeles Times—Moderator This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on June 28th, 2018.

Duration:01:14:20

California and Midterm Elections 2018 with The New York Times

6/29/2018
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SPEAKERS Alex Burns National Political Correspondent, The New York Times Nate Cohn Domestic Correspondent for "The Upshot," The New York Times Maggie Haberman White House Reporter, The New York Times; Pulitzer Prize Recipient 2018 Adam Nagourney Los Angeles Bureau Chief, The New York Times—Moderator This program was recorded live at Marines' Memorial Theatre on June 27th, 2018.

Duration:01:03:12

Dan Pfeiffer: Co-Host of Pod Save America and Former White House Communications Director

6/29/2018
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SPEAKERS Dan Pfeiffer Co-host, Pod Save America; Former White House Communications Director; Author, Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter, and Trump In Conversation with Clara Jeffery Editor in Chief, Mother Jones This program was recorded live at Santa Clara University on June 27th, 2018.

Duration:01:13:40

ABC 7’s Spencer Christian with Dan Ashley: Surviving Jim Crow Racism, Hurricane Chasing and Gambling

6/29/2018
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SPEAKERS Spencer Christian Weather Anchor, ABC 7 Television, San Francisco; Author, You Bet Your Life: How I Survived Jim Crow Racism, Hurricane Chasing, and Gambling In conversation with Dan Ashley ABC 7 Television Anchor; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on June 28th, 2018.

Duration:01:11:20

Stacey Abrams: Leading from the Minority

6/28/2018
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SPEAKERS Stacey Abrams Candidate for Governor of Georgia; Former Minority Leader, Georgia House; Author, Minority Leader: How to Lead from the Outside and Make Real Change In Conversation with Holly Kernan Vice President of News, KQED This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on June 27th, 2018.

Duration:01:05:13

Mineta Transportation Summit: Paving the Way to a Better Future — The Implementation of SB1 Funds — Segments 1 & 2

6/27/2018
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SPEAKERS Keynote Introduction: Norman Mineta Secretary (ret.) U.S. Department of Transportation Keynote Address: Laurie Berman Director, California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Featured Speaker: Asha Agrawal, Ph.D. Director, Mineta Transportation Institute National Transportation Finance Center Roger Dickinson Executive Director, Transportation California Carl Guardino CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group and California Transportation Commission Member Michael...

Week to Week Politics Roundtable and Social Hour 6/26/18

6/27/2018
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SPEAKERS Larry Gerston Ph.D., Political Analyst, NBC Bay Area; Professor Emeritus of Political Science, San Jose State University; Twitter @lgerston Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez Political Reporter, San Francisco Examiner; Twitter @FitzTheReporter James L. Taylor Ph.D., Political Analyst; Professor of Politics, University of San Francisco; Twitter @oottie This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on June 26th, 2018.

Duration:00:56:06

Harpoon: Combatting Terrorism

6/26/2018
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SPEAKERS Nitsana Darshan-Leitner Attorney; Israeli activist; Founder and Director, Israel Law Center; Author, Harpoon: Inside the Covert War Against Terrorism’s Money Masters Robert Rosenthal Board Member and Former Executive Director, The Center for Investigative Reporting - Moderator This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on June 25th, 2018.

Duration:01:10:02