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 2010. Just a sampling of other noteworthy guests includes Martin Luther King, Jr., Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Walter Cronkite, Ted Turner, Jane Goodall, Tom Brokaw, Bill Gates, David Brooks, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Alec Baldwin, and Reza Aslan, all of whom have delivered landmark speeches here.

For information and for media credentials, contact:
Riki Rafner, Director of Media and Public Relations
rrafner@commonwealthclub.org
415-597-6712

In the News

May 29, 2019: 

Pelosi on Trump investigation options: 'Nothing is off the table' (NBC News)

May 29, 2019: 

'Everybody wants justice': Pelosi talks impeachment at San Francisco event (KRON 4)

May 29, 2019: 

House Leaders Push Mueller to Testify as More Democrats Clamor for Impeachment (The New York Times)

May 29, 2019: 

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reacts to Mueller public statement while speaking at San Francisco event (ABC 7 News)

May 29, 2019: 

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reacts to Mueller public statement while speaking at San Francisco event (ABC 7 News)

May 29, 2019: 

Mueller statement ramps up impeachment pressure on Pelosi and House Democrats (LA Times)

May 29, 2019: 

Nancy Pelosi pushes back on impeachment demands (The Washington Times)

May 29, 2019: 

Nancy Pelosi says Facebook ‘lying to the public’ by not pulling altered video (SF Chronicle)

May 29, 2019: 

Nancy Pelosi slams Facebook in response to misleading videos and calls the company 'willing enablers' of Russian interference (Business Insider)

May 29, 2019: 

Pelosi Criticizes Facebook For Allowing Doctored Video Of Her To Remain (KCBS Radio)

May 29, 2019: 

Pelosi Rebukes Facebook for Enabling ‘Lie’ With Doctored Video (BNN Bloomberg)

May 29, 2019: 

Pelosi Rebukes Facebook for Enabling ‘Lie’ With Doctored Video (Bloomberg)

May 29, 2019: 

Pelosi slams Facebook for not removing altered video (The Sacramento Bee)

May 29, 2019: 

Pelosi stresses only a small number of Democrats are calling to impeach Trump, asks for patience (USA Today)

May 29, 2019: 

Pelosi uses Melania's chain migrant parents to accuse Trump of immigration plan hypocrisy saying: 'I don't know merit counted when his wife's family came into the country' (Daily Mail)