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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


Episodes

Anne-Marie Slaughter: Technology for the People

10/19/2017
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Anne-Marie Slaughter President and CEO, New America In Conversation with Megan Rose Dickey Reporter, TechCrunch This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on October 18, 2017.

Duration: 01:15:57


Creating Great Choices: A Leader’s Guide to Integrative Thinking

10/19/2017
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Jennifer Riel Adjunct Professor, the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto Roger Martin Acclaimed Author; Consultant; Professor; Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute, the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on October 18, 2017.

Duration: 01:00:21


A Natural Approach to Treating Osteoarthritis

10/18/2017
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Steve Blake, Sc.D. Faculty Nutritional Biochemist, Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience; Research Scientist; Author, Arthritis Relief, Understanding Fats and Oils: a Scientific Guide to their Health Effects, Vitamins and Minerals Demystified, A Nutritional Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease; Co-Author, Mosby's Drug Guide for Nurses, 4th Edition This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on October 17, 2017.

Duration: 01:18:10


Solitary: The Inside Story of Supermax Isolation and How We Can Abolish It

10/18/2017
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Terry Allen Kupers, M.D. Psychiatrist and Professor Emeritus, the Wright Institute Graduate School of Psychology; Author, Solitary (Forthcoming) This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on October 17, 2017.

Duration: 00:55:44


An Evening with Ron Chernow, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian

10/18/2017
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Ron Chernow Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author, Alexander Hamilton and Grant In Conversation with Roy Eisenhardt Lecturer, UC Berkeley School of Law; Member, The Commonwealth Club’s California Book Awards Jury 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 October 17, 2017.

Duration: 01:02:01


Julie Lythcott-Haims: What It Means to Be Black and American

10/17/2017
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Julie Lythcott-Haims New York Times Best-Selling Author, Real American and How to Raise an Adult In Conversation with Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell (Ret.) This program is part of our Good Lit series, underwritten by the Bernard Osher Foundation. *THIS PROGRAM CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE* This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on October 16, 2017.

Duration: 01:41:05


Deteriorating Freedom of the Press in the Middle East

10/17/2017
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Janine Zacharia Visiting Lecturer, Stanford University; Former Jerusalem Bureau Chief, The Washington Post Robert Rosenthal Executive Director, Center for Investigative Reporting; Former Managing Editor, San Francisco Chronicle; Former Editor, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jonathan Curiel Fulbright Scholar; Reuters Fellow, Oxford; Journalist This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on October 16, 2017.

Duration: 01:03:39


A Pause That Refreshes! How to Take a Break That Actually Works

10/16/2017
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Rachael O’Meara Sales Executive, Google; Transformational Leadership Coach This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on October 16, 2017.

Duration: 00:48:49


Sir Richard Branson: Finding My Virginity

10/14/2017
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Sir Richard Branson Founder and Chairman, the Virgin Group; Author, Finding My Virginity In Conversation with Stacy Brown-Philpot CEO, TaskRabbit 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 October 14, 2017.

Duration: 01:00:24


Raj Patel: A Guide to Capitalism, Nature and the Future of the Planet

10/13/2017
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Raj Patel Activist, Research Professor, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas—Austin; Co-Author, A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things: A Guide to Capitalism, Nature, and the Future of the Planet This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on October 12, 2017.

Duration: 01:03:38


Elizabeth Kolbert and David Roberts: Covering Catastrophe

10/13/2017
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Elizabeth Kolbert Writer, The New Yorker David Roberts Reporter, Vox Greg Dalton Founder and Host, Climate One This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on September 22, 2017.

Duration: 00:51:51


General Robert Brown: Security in the Indo-Asia Pacific

10/13/2017
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Robert Brown Commanding General, U.S. Army Pacific Maj. Gen. Mike Myatt U.S. Marine Corps. (Ret.); President and CEO, Marines' Memorial Association—Chair Dr. Gloria Duffy President and CEO, The Commonwealth Club—Moderator This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on October 12, 2017.

Duration: 01:09:21


Celebrate INFORUM's New Home with a Great Conversation!

10/13/2017
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Hear about INFORUM and the Club’s mission and goals over a glass of wine, then enjoy a fireside chat with Tristan Walker, founder and CEO of Walker & Company (and an INFORUM stage favorite!) and Kara Goldin, founder and CEO of Hint Inc. We want to get inside the mind of these two rising CEOs, and the INFORUM stage usually induces candor! This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on October 12, 2017.

Duration: 02:14:34


Give Me Shelter: How the Bay Area Is Tackling Its Housing Crisis

10/11/2017
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Tameeka Bennett Executive Director, Youth United for Community Action Cindy Chavez Santa Clara County Supervisor Amie Fishman Executive Director, Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California Caitlyn Fox Director of Policy and Advocacy, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Mina Kim Anchor and Host, KQED—Moderator This event is the latest in the San Francisco Foundation’s series on People, Place and Power. This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club...

Duration: 01:13:07


Charles Sykes: How the Right Lost Its Mind

10/10/2017
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Charlie Sykes Contributor, MSNBC; Author, How the Right Lost Its Mind; Twitter @SykesCharlie In Conversation with John Zipperer Host, Week to Week Political Roundtable; Vice President of Media & Editorial, The Commonwealth Club This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on October 10, 2017.

Duration: 01:17:49


The Patterning Instinct: A Cultural History of Humanity's Search for Meaning

10/10/2017
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Jeremy Lent Founder and President, the Liology Institute, Author, The Patterning Instinct This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on October 9, 2017.

Duration: 01:02:34


Muhammad Yunus: Doing Good in an Uncertain World

10/10/2017
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Muhammad Yunus, Ph.D. Winner, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize; Founder, Grameen Bank; Author, A World of Three Zeros: The New Economics of Zero Poverty, Zero Unemployment, and Zero Net Carbon Emissions In Conversation with Ruth Shapiro, Ph.D. Founder and Chief Executive, Centre for Asian Philanthropy and Society; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on October 9, 2017.

Duration: 01:11:26


Inside the Human Mind, with Tali Sharot

10/6/2017
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Tali Sharot Associate Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience; Founder and Director, the Affective Brain Lab at University College London; Author, The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change Others In Conversation with Christina Farr Technology and Health Reporter, CNBC This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on October 5, 2017.

Duration: 01:10:08


There Is No Good Card for This

10/6/2017
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Kelsey Crowe, Ph.D. Author; Speaker; Founder, Help Each Other Out Lucy Kalanithi, M.D. Widow of Paul Kalanithi; Internist, Stanford School of Medicine In Conversation with Rebecca Soffer Co-Founder and CEO, Modern Loss This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on October 5, 2017.

Duration: 01:09:34


California’s Climate Crusade

10/6/2017
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David R. Baker Energy Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle Mike Mielke Senior Vice President, Environment and Energy at Silicon Valley Leadership Group Parin Shah Senior Strategist, Asian Pacific Environmental Network Greg Dalton Founder and Host, Climate One This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club of California on August 29, 2017.

Duration: 00:51:27

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