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

Jan 14, 2020: 

US Officials Cite Deterrence to Defend Lethal Drone Strike  (Miami Herald)

Jan 14, 2020: 

US Officials Cite Deterrence to Defend Lethal Drone Strike  (SF Gate)

Jan 14, 2020: 

Washington Kicked Off Its Crusade Against Huawei Last May, When it Prohibited US Businesses From Selling Components to the Chinese Tech Giant and its Subsidiaries, Citing Threats to National Security  (Sputnik)

Jan 13, 2020: 

Bloomberg Staffs Up, Buttigieg in LA, Williamson Drops Out — Newsom's Budget Takeaways — CA Sending Earthquake Help to Puerto Rico— Villaraigosa's New Latino Voter Drive — Bloodbath in SF DA’s office?  (Politico)

Jan 13, 2020: 

Pompeo Plans Dinner With Tech Leaders Including Oracle's Ellison  (Latest Nigerian News)

Jan 13, 2020: 

Pompeo Says Iraqi Leaders Privately Want U.S. Troops to Remain By Nick Wadhams  (Bloomberg)

Jan 13, 2020: 

Pompeo Says Soleimani Killing Part of New Strategy to Deter U.S. Foes  (Reuters)

Jan 13, 2020: 

Pompeo to Dine With Tech Leaders, Including Oracle Co-Founder in San Francisco: Report  (Fox Business)

Jan 13, 2020: 

Pompeo Touts Tough Stance on Iran, as Trump Points to Soleimani’s ‘Horrible Past’  (San Francisco Chronicle)

Jan 13, 2020: 

Pompeo Warns Silicon Valley on China Ahead of Trade Pact  (Yahoo Finance)

Jan 13, 2020: 

Protesters Greet Secretary of State Pompeo at San Francisco Speaking Engagement  (KPIX)

Jan 13, 2020: 

Raphael Liogier: Heart of Maleness  (Marin Arts)

Jan 13, 2020: 

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Bay Area for Events in SF and Stanford  (ABC7 News)

Jan 13, 2020: 

The Hill's Morning Report - Impeachment Week  (The Hill)

Jan 13, 2020: 

US Officials Cite Deterrence to Defend Lethal Drone Strike  (The Washington Post)