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This Day in Commonwealth Club History, June 18, 2014

Jun 18, 2014 @ 3:44 PM

This day in Commonwealth Club history: British economist William H. Beveridge spoke of "The Foundations of Security: The Beveridge Plan" in a June 18, 1943, speech to The Commonwealth Club of California. Read more »

Today in Commonwealth Club history: June 17

Jun 17, 2014 @ 2:34 PM

Today in Commonwealth Club history: "The Russian Government and the American Passport" was the title of the speech delivered to The Commonwealth Club of California on June 17, 1911.

Today in Commonwealth Club history: June 5

Jun 5, 2014 @ 1:28 PM

Toyohiko Kagawa

Today in Commonwealth Club of California? history: Japanese peace activist and social reformer Toyohiko Kagawa discussed his work with the poor in a June 5, 1935, speech titled "Up from the Slums of Japan."

For more on Kagawa and his postwar work in Japan, see Wikipedia.

This Day in Commonwealth Club History: The Role of the Female Entrepreneur

Apr 21, 2014 @ 2:54 PM

In 1993, when Shelia Cook gave her April 21st talk on “The Role of the Female Entrepreneur,” the presence of woman-owned enterprise in the U.S. economy was growing quickly (link upens up a PDF), and today women still start businesses at a rate higher than the national average (link opens up PDF). Read more »

This Day in Commonwealth Club History: Henry Kissinger

Apr 16, 2014 @ 3:40 PM

On April 16, 1984, as Henry Kissinger spoke to the Club about a bipartisan report on Central America he chaired, rowdy demonstrators gathered both outside and inside the meet Read more »

This Day in Commonwealth Club History: Estes Kefauver

Apr 9, 2014 @ 3:44 PM

This day in Commonwealth Club history: Senator Estes Kefauver (D-Tenn.) discussed "Issues of the Election" in his April 9, 1952, speech to The Commonwealth Club of California. Kefauver would himself be heavily involved in the national election a few years later when he was chosen as the vice presidential candidate in Adlai Stevenson's ill-fated bid for the White House.

This Day in Commonwealth Club History: Frank E. Hinckley

Apr 8, 2014 @ 10:48 AM

This day in Commonwealth Club history: Frank E. Hinckley discussed "Eight Years in China" in his April 8, 1916, speech to The Commonwealth Club of California?.

This Day in Commonwealth Club History: William J. Casey

Apr 3, 2014 @ 2:06 PM

This day in Commonwealth Club history: CIA Director William J. Casey discussed "Silicon Valley: The Secret Soviet Penetration" in his April 3, 1984, speech to The Commonwealth Club of California.

This Day in Commonwealth Club History: Robert Dole

Mar 28, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

This day in Commonwealth Club history: Senator Bob Dole discussed "The Budget Battle" in his March 28, 1983, speech to The Commonwealth Club of California.

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