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Today in Commonwealth Club History: January 30

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Thomas C. Hayes discussed "Reinventing Silicon Valley" in his January 30, 1993, speech to The Commonwealth Club of California?.

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This Day in Commonwealth Club History, February 5, 2014

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"The Fate of Poland: Dilemma for the West" was discussed by Paul E. Zinner in his February 5, 1982, speech to The Commonwealth Club of California.
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The Commonwealth Club Debuts on the California Channel

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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 »

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This Day in Commonwealth Club History, February 7, 2014

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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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This Day in Commonwealth Club History, February 11, 2014

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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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This Day in Commonwealth Club History, February 13, 2014

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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.

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This Day in Commonwealth Club History, February 19

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

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Russian Culture, the LGBT community, and the Olympics

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Joel Brinkley Passes Away at 61

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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 »

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This Day in Commonwealth Club History: George Moscone

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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.

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