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


Episodes

The Greening of Professional Sports

9/22/2017
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Duration: 00:51:59


Surviving The Storm: A Workbook for Telling Your Cancer Story

9/21/2017
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Cheryl Krauter, MFT Marriage and Family Psychotherapist This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on September 21, 2017.

Duration: 00:58:35


Thomas Mann: One Nation After Trump

9/21/2017
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Thomas Mann Resident Scholar, The Institute of Governmental Studies, UC Berkeley; Senior Fellow, Brookings Institute; Co-Author, One Nation After Trump: A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported Carla Marinucci Senior Writer, POLITICO California Playbook—Moderator This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on September 21, 2017.

Duration: 01:09:20


Richard Painter: Ethics Standards and the President

9/20/2017
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Richard Painter Professor of Law, the University of Minnesota; Former Chief White House Ethics Lawyer Kirk Hanson Executive Director, the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics—Moderator This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on September 19, 2017.

Duration: 01:13:33


Mighty Ideas and the Power of Change with Nilofer Merchant

9/19/2017
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Nilofer Merchant Innovation Expert; Author, The Power of Onlyness: Make Your Wild Ideas Mighty Enough to Dent the World; Twitter @nilofer Kara Swisher Executive Editor, ReCode, Host, "Recode Decode" Podcast, Co-Executive Producer, Code Conference—Moderator *THIS PROGRAM CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE* This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on September 19, 2017.

Duration: 01:12:33


Joyce Maynard: Love, Loss and The Best of Us

9/19/2017
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Joyce Maynard Author, The Best of Us: A Memoir In Conversation with Lucy Kalanithi, M.D. Widow of Paul Kalanithi; Internist, Stanford School of Medicine This program is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on September 18, 2017.

Duration: 01:07:10


Tanzania: Country, People, Wildlife and Environment

9/19/2017
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Don Koss Photographer, Researcher, Explorer This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on September 18, 2017.

Duration: 00:54:22


Unbelievable: The Trump Campaign and Katy Tur

9/18/2017
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Katy Tur Author, Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History; Correspondent, NBC News; Anchor, MSNBC Live Audrey Cooper Editor-in-Chief, San Francisco Chronicle—Moderator *THIS PROGRAM CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE* This is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on September 18, 2017.

Duration: 01:43:40


Harvey and Irma: A Hurricane's Human Fingerprints

9/15/2017
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Duration: 00:52:00


Dr. Robert Thurman: Reflections on Peace and His Holiness the Dalai Lama

9/11/2017
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Dr. Robert Thurman Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies, Columbia University; President, The Tibet House U.S.; Co-Author, Man of Peace: The Illustrated Life Story of the Dalai Lama of Tibet In Conversation with Dr. Gloria Duffy President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club This is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on September 11, 2017.

Duration: 01:02:48


The Qatar Crisis

9/11/2017
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Banafsheh Keynoush, Ph.D. Doctorate in International Law and Diplomacy; Author, Saudi Arabia and Iran: Friends or Foes Maher Kalaji, Ph.D. Doctorate in Chemistry; Frequent Contributor, Middle East Forum Jonathan Curiel Journalist—Moderator This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on September 8, 2017.

Duration: 01:07:36


Chef Chris Cosentino: Cooking from the Heart, with Guts

9/8/2017
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Chris Cosentino Executive Chef, Cockscomb; Author, Offal Good: Cooking from the Heart, with Guts; Twitter @offalchris In Conversation with Liam Mayclem "Foodie Chap," KCBS This program is part of our Food Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. *THIS PROGRAM CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE*

Duration: 01:09:55


Winning the Endgame: A Guide to Aging Wisely and Dying Well

9/8/2017
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Ray Brown Real Estate Broker; Author, Winning the Endgame: A Guide to Aging Wisely and Dying Well (Forthcoming) This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on September 7, 2017.

Duration: 00:47:47


Helping Marginalized Youth Make Healthy Decisions: A Model That Works

9/7/2017
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Louise Langheier Co-Founder and CEO, Peer Health Exchange Evan Mason Former Health Educator and Co-Coordinator, Peer Health Exchange; Member of the National Research Team, Kaiser Permanente Sheryl Cohen Former Health Educator and Leadership Council Member, Peer Health Exchange; Administrative Assistant, Avery Lane Charisse Fuller Volunteer, Peer Health Exchange; Clinical Services Site Manager, Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center Inc. Naa-Diane Green Teacher, Kipp King Collegiate High...

Duration: 01:00:03


Aligning Profits with the Planet

9/1/2017
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Gretchen Daily Professor of Environmental Science, Stanford University Adam Davis Managing Partner, Ecosystem Investment Partners Barbara Grady Senior Writer, GreenBiz.com Greg Dalton Founder and Host, Climate One This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on July 27, 2017.

Duration: 00:51:52


Fake Silk: The Hidden Story of a Workplace Tragedy

8/31/2017
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Dr. Paul D. Blanc, M.D., MSPH Professor of Medicine and Endowed Chair in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the University of California, San Francisco; Author, How Everyday Products Make People Sick, Fake Silk: The Lethal History of Viscose Rayon; Blogger, Household Hazards (hosted by Psychology Today) This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on August 30, 2017.

Duration: 00:52:45


Senator Dianne Feinstein

8/29/2017
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A Conversation About America and the World Dianne Feinstein U.S. Senator (D-CA) In Conversation with the Honorable Ellen Tauscher Former Representative, California's 10th Congressional District; Former Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security; Member, Commonwealth Club's Board of Governors This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on August 29, 2017.

Duration: 01:06:53


Floyd Abrams: The Soul of the First Amendment

8/29/2017
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Floyd Abrams Attorney; Author, The Soul of the First Amendment Edward Wasserman Ph.D., Dean, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism—Moderator This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on August 28, 2017.

Duration: 01:11:14


Back to School: What Is the Purpose of Public Education?

8/25/2017
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Nikole Hannah-Jones Investigative Reporter, The New York Times Magazine Kristina Rizga Education Correspondent, Mother Jones; Author, Mission High—Moderator *THIS PROGRAM CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE* This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on August 24, 2017.

Duration: 01:56:50


A Citizen's Guide to Making Change Happen with Eric Liu

8/23/2017
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Eric Liu Author, You’re More Powerful Than You Think: A Citizen’s Guide to Making Change Happen; Founder and CEO, Citizen University; Executive Director, Aspen Institute Citizenship and American Identity Program Abdi Soltani Executive Director, ACLU of Northern California—Moderator This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on August 22, 2017.

Duration: 01:53:58

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