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Commonwealth Club of California

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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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English

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


Episodes

Historian Max Boot: Was The Vietnam War Avoidable?

2/18/2018
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Speakers Max Boot Senior Fellow, the Council on Foreign Relations; Author, The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam; Twitter @MaxBoot Roy Eisenhardt Lecturer, UC Berkeley School of Law; Member, The Commonwealth Club’s California Book Awards Jury This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on February 15th, 2018.

Duration:01:01:58

Weathering The Storm: Mayors of Houston, Miami and Columbia

2/18/2018
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SPEAKERS Steve Benjamin Mayor, Columbia, South Carolina Francis Suarez Mayor, Miami, Florida Sylvester Turner Mayor, Houston, Texas This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on February 7th, 2018.

Duration:00:51:54

The Panama-Pacific Partnership: Revitalizing the Emerging Hub of the Americas

2/18/2018
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Speakers Guillermo Cochez Former Ambassador of Panama to the Organization of American States (2009–2014) This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on February 13th, 2018.

Duration:01:26:14

Voices from Syria

2/18/2018
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Speakers Wendy Pearlman Specialist, Middle East Politics; Associate Professor, Northwestern University; Author, We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria Jonathan Curiel Journalist—Moderator This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on February 9th, 2018.

Duration:01:04:26

Do We Learn From History?

2/18/2018
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Speakers Steve Zolno Management and Education Consultant; Author, The Future of Democracy This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on February 12th, 2018.

Duration:01:00:37

Timothy Leary: The Most Dangerous Man in America

2/18/2018
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Speakers Bill Minutaglio Co-Author, The Most Dangerous Man in America Steven Davis Co-Author, The Most Dangerous Man in America This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on February 8th, 2018.

Duration:00:57:00

Emily Chang: Breaking Up the Silicon Valley Boys' Club

2/18/2018
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Speakers Emily Chang Anchor and Executive Producer, Bloomberg Technology; Author, Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys’ Club of Silicon Valley; Twitter @emilychangtv In Conversation with Gina Bianchini Founder and CEO, Mighty Networks; Twitter @ginab This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Santa Clara Convention Center Theater on February 15th, 2018.

Duration:00:53:21

Why Need to Protect Half the Planet and Where to Start?

2/16/2018
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Speakers Cyril Kormos Executive Director, Wild Heritage Leila Salazar-López Executive Director, Amazon Watch Dominick DellaSala President and Chief Scientist, Geos Institute This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on February 15th, 2018.

Duration:01:53:27

Journalist Steve Coll: How America Became Ensnared in Afghanistan

2/16/2018
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Speakers Steve Coll Dean of the Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University; Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Author, Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan (forthcoming); Twitter @SteveCollNY In Conversation with Dr. Gloria Duffy President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on February 12th, 2018.

Duration:01:11:06

Making Chocolate: From Bean to Bar to S'more

2/15/2018
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Speakers Todd Masonis CEO, Dandelion Chocolate Greg D'Alesandre Vice President of Research and Development and Chocolate “Sourcerer,” Dandelion Chocolate Adam Savage Editor-in-Chief, Tested.com—Moderator This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on February 14th, 2018. Happy Valentines Day!

Duration:01:55:32

Carl Pope: Climate of Hope

2/14/2018
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Speakers Carl Pope Former Executive Director and Chairman, the Sierra Club; Co-Author, Climate of Hope: How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet Brady Walkinshaw CEO, Grist—Moderator This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Cubberley Theater in Palo Alto on February 13th, 2018.

Duration:01:02:13

Secrets to Finding Love in the Bay Area

2/14/2018
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Speakers Rich Gosse Chairman, Society of Single Professionals; Executive Director, International Association of Dating Websites; Author, The Donald Trump Syndrome: Why Women Choose the Wrong Men to Love This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on February 13th, 2018.

Duration:01:03:42

How to Fix the Future: Learning from Past Revolutions

2/14/2018
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Speakers Andrew Keen Author, How to Fix the Future This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on February 6th, 2018.

Duration:00:53:33

Reinventing Wires: The Future of Landlines and Networks

2/14/2018
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Speakers Timothy Schoechle, Ph.D. Senior Research Fellow, National Institute for Science, Law and Public Policy Martin Pall, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Basic Medical Sciences, Washington State University Jim Turner, Esq. Partner, Swankin & Turner Duncan Campbell, Esq. Radio Host, "Living Dialogues" This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on February 5th, 2018.

Duration:01:46:22

Pythagoras and the Search for Universal Harmony

2/14/2018
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Speakers Kayleen Asbo, Ph.D. Faculty Member of Mythological Studies, Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara; Faculty Member at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes, UC Berkeley, Dominican University and Sonoma State This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on February 2nd, 2018.

Duration:00:54:25

Climate Chaos and Local Resilience: Water Solutions in the American West

2/14/2018
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Speakers Fernanda Santos Journalist, The New York Times; Southwest Borderlands Initiative Professor, Arizona State University; Author, The Fire Line: The Story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots; Winner, Western Writers of America 2017 Spur Award for Best First Nonfiction Book Kimery Wiltshire CEO, Carpe Diem West This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on February 1st, 2018.

Duration:00:53:16

Silicon Valley Reads 2018 No Matter What: Caring, Coping, Compassion

2/14/2018
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Speakers Rachel Khong Author, Goodbye, Vitamin Mark Lukach Author, My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward Sal Pizarro Columnist, The Mercury News—Moderator This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at De Anza College in Cupertino on February 1st, 2018.

Duration:01:01:29

How Hippie Food Changed the Way We Eat

2/14/2018
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Speakers Jonathan Kauffman Author, Hippie Food (forthcoming); Food and Culture Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle Gordon Edgar Author, Cheddar: A Journey to the Heart of America’s Most Iconic Cheese and Cheesemonger: A Life on the Wedge; Worker/Owner, Rainbow Grocery Cooperative—Moderator This event was recorded in-front of a live audience at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on January 30th, 2018.

Duration:01:39:49

Troublemakers: How Silicon Valley Came of Age

2/12/2018
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SPEAKERS Leslie Berlin, Ph.D. Author, Troublemakers: Silicon Valley’s Coming of Age; Project Historian, Silicon Valley Archives at Stanford University; Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, Advisory Committee Member, Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History

Duration:01:01:13

On The Ice With Michael Mann

2/10/2018
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Michael Mann Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science, Penn State University Jonathan Foley Executive Director, California Academy of Sciences

Duration:00:51:04

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