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Posted by jzipperer on Tuesday 02/11/2014 11:51 AM comments

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.

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Posted by jzipperer on Monday 02/10/2014 11:22 AM comments

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

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Posted by jzipperer on Friday 02/07/2014 10:55 AM comments

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.

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Posted by jzipperer on Thursday 02/06/2014 2:26 PM comments

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/ 

Commonwealth Club programs will also air at various times throughout the week on that channel.

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Posted by jzipperer on Thursday 02/06/2014 10:24 AM comments

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.