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This Day in Commonwealth Club History: William J. Casey

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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.

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This Day in Commonwealth Club History: Frank E. Hinckley

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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?.

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This Day in Commonwealth Club History: Estes Kefauver

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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.

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This Day in Commonwealth Club History: Henry Kissinger

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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 »

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

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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 »

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This Day in Commonwealth Club History, June 12, 2014

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By Amelia Cass Read more »

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Today in Commonwealth Club history: June 17

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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.

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This Day in Commonwealth Club History, June 18, 2014

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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 »

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103 Years Ago: Persia/Iran and the United States

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Today in Commonwealth Club history: Dr. Ameen Ullah Fareed discussed "Persia and the United States As Factors in the World's Movement for Good Government" in his September 30, 1911, speech to The Commonwealth Club of California in San Francisco.

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20 Years Ago: Marvin Runyon

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This day in Commonwealth Club history: Former Ford and Nissan executive and then-U.S. postmaster general Marvin Runyon spoke about "America's Uncommon Wealth: The U.S. Postal Service" in his October 7, 1994, speech to The Commonwealth Club of California.

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