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This Day in Commonwealth Club History: George Moscone

Mar 26, 2014 @ 8:57 AM

This day in Commonwealth Club history: Newly elected Mayor George Moscone spoke to The Commonwealth Club of California? about "The View from the Mayor's Office" in his March 26, 1976, address.

Joel Brinkley Passes Away at 61

Mar 13, 2014 @ 9:00 AM

Our condolences to the family of Joel Brinkley, who passed away at the too-early age of 61. Brinkley, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and former director of the Fund for Investigative Journalism, was also a frequent moderator of Commonwealth Club of California programs until he returned to the East Coast in 2013. He was also the featured speaker in some Club programs, including this 2011 program on "Cambodia's Curse: The Modern History of a Troubled Land." Read more »

This Day in Commonwealth Club History, February 19

Feb 19, 2014 @ 8:50 AM

Thirty-two years ago: Businessman William Agee gave a talk called "Business Looks at Reaganomics" on February 19, 1982.

This Day in Commonwealth Club History, February 13, 2014

Feb 13, 2014 @ 9:30 AM

Sixty-one years ago: Governor Earl Warren discussed "State Government and Finance" in his address to The Commonwealth Club of California? on February 13, 1953.

This Day in Commonwealth Club History, February 11, 2014

Feb 11, 2014 @ 10:51 AM

Forty-four years ago: NASA administrator James Fletcher gave "An Assessment of the Space Program" in his February 11, 1972, speech to The Commonwealth Club of California?. Fletcher, a physicist, was responsible for beginning the space shuttle program during his first tenure at NASA.

This Day in Commonwealth Club History, February 10, 2014

Feb 10, 2014 @ 10:22 AM

Legendary CBS newsman Walter Cronkite addressed the Club on February 10, 1983, on the occasion of its 80th anniversary celebration

This Day in Commonwealth Club History, February 7, 2014

Feb 7, 2014 @ 9:55 AM

Fifty-six years ago today: India's ambassador to the United States, Gaganvihari L. Mehta, discussed "The First Decade of Independent India" in his speech to The Commonwealth Club of California on February 7, 1958.

The Commonwealth Club Debuts on the California Channel

Feb 6, 2014 @ 1:26 PM

WATCH US ON THE CALIFORNIA CHANNEL: Tonight at 9 p.m. (PT), catch the first program in our weekly series on the California Channel.

Tonight: our latest Week to Week political roundtable. In upcoming weeks: Economic forecasts, Randi Zuckerberg, Robert Reich, and more! You can find The California Channel on your cable system by checking these listings: http://www.calchannel.com/local-listing/  Read more »

This Day in Commonwealth Club History, February 6, 2014

Feb 6, 2014 @ 9:24 AM

Filene's Basement founder & philanthropist Edward A. Filene discussed "Business and the Wage Problem" in his Depression-ear speech to The Commonwealth Club of California on February 6, 1935.

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