April 2012

C. W. Gortner: Isabella of Castile

Mon, Jun 18 2012 - 6:00pm

C. W. Gortner: Isabella of Castile

C. W. Gortner, Author, The Queen's Vow Read more »

Rachel Maddow (4/12/12)

Rachel Maddow, Host, "The Rachel Maddow Show"; Author, Drift
In Conversation with Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket, Author; Screenwriter; Accordionist

Events at The Commonwealth Club 4/16-20/12

Apr 16, 2012 @ 2:03 PM

This week at The Commonwealth Club:

MONDAY:
• Aging Gracefully: Maintaining Dignity, Independence, & Quality of Life
• Van Jones: Rebuild the Dream (Silicon Valley)Van Jones
• A Conversation with the Mayors of San Jose Read more »

Dennis Prager: Why The World Needs American Values

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Wed, May 2 2012 - 6:00pm

Dennis Prager: Why The World Needs American Values

Dennis Prager, Radio Host; Author, Still the Best Hope: Why the World Needs American Values to Triumph

Sally Pipes, President and CEO, Pacific Research Institute - Moderator

Prager makes a sweeping argument about the future of civilization and the need for American values to triumph. Read more »

Test Your Knowledge with Our News Quiz

Apr 13, 2012 @ 2:17 PM

, the Commonwealth Club's just-launched program series offering lively commentary on current events, has partnered with Huffington Post San Francisco to provide you with a weekly news quiz, 10 questions to test your knowledge of current events.

Like the Week to Week program itself, the quiz aims to be smart and fun.

A Conversation with the Mayors of San Jose

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Mon, Apr 16 2012 - 7:00pm

A Conversation with the Mayors of San Jose

Hon. Chuck Reed, Mayor of San Jose (2007-2014)
Hon. Ron Gonzales, Former Mayor of San Jose (1999-2006)
Hon. Susan Hammer, Former Mayor of San Jose (1991-1998)
Hon. Janet Gray Hayes, Former Mayor of San Jose (1975-1982)
Hon. Norman Mineta, Former Mayor of San Jose (1971-1975); Former US Secretary of Transportation
Dr. Read more »

ANALYSIS: The Education Questions, Part I

Apr 12, 2012 @ 1:19 PM

By Pria Whitehead Read more »