PRESS ROOM

The office of Media and Public Relations provides notification of ongoing Commonwealth Club events to the public and the press and handles media relations. Please find below press releases and articles regarding program developments and significant events, forums, and lectures at the Club.

Founded in 1903, The Commonwealth Club has played host to a broad and distinctive array of speakers, from Teddy Roosevelt in 1911 to Nancy Pelosi in 2020. Just a sampling of other noteworthy guests includes Martin Luther King, Jr., Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Audrey Hepburn, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Walter Cronkite, Milton Friedman, Jane Goodall, Tom Brokaw, Bill Gates, Stacey Abrams, David Brooks, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Dr. Anthony Fauci and Reza Aslan, all of whom have delivered landmark speeches and discussions here.

For information and for media credentials, contact:
John Zipperer, Vice President of Media & Editorial
jzipperer@commonwealthclub.org
415-597-6715

In the News

Jun 29, 2019: 

Events Around the Bay – Week of June 28, 2019  (Кстати Russian American News and Views)

Jun 28, 2019: 

Julian Castro Pounds the Table, Demanding Abortion for Men, Too  (American Thinker)

Jun 27, 2019: 

***Live Updates*** Dems Debate Again in Miami  (Breitbart)

Jun 27, 2019: 

Pete Buttigieg’s 2020 presidential campaign and policies, explained  (Arab Media)

Jun 25, 2019: 

Pride 2019: Book sheds light on gay closeted Eisenhower aide  (Bay Area Reporter)

Jun 24, 2019: 

'They are going to get steamrolled': California's governor warns Facebook, YouTube, and other social media giants that government regulation is coming  (Business Insider)

Jun 24, 2019: 

'They are going to get steamrolled': California's governor warns Facebook, YouTube, and other social media giants that government regulation is coming  (mySanAntonio)

Jun 24, 2019: 

Could Elizabeth Warren Become the New FDR?  (Arc Digital)

Jun 24, 2019: 

Mayor Pete Buttigieg branded a 'traitor' and heckled during town hall meeting after South Bend police shooting  (Meaww)

Jun 22, 2019: 

Fed’s Daly: personal stories ‘valuable’ for policymakers  (Copenaghen House)

Jun 18, 2019: 

'America This Week': Navarro talks trade; Trump campaign official addresses 2020 polls  (KRCR News)

Jun 17, 2019: 

San Francisco boasts a hot lineup of food and drink events this week  (Hoodline)

Jun 16, 2019: 

Bad Teachers: the System Will Protect You  (Quiet Highway: Saga of a Gentleman)

Jun 15, 2019: 

Rep. Eric Swalwell calls for Trump impeachment, gun reforms at San Francisco rally  (KTVU News)

Jun 14, 2019: 

Bay Area political events: Impeachment rallies, racial justice  (SF Chronicle)