RADIO SCHEDULE

Each week, The Commonwealth Club's radio programs bring important and interesting speakers to audiences across the country. Our program is the oldest continuous radio program in the United States. You can hear the Club on more than 230 public and commercial stations throughout the country. Please bookmark this page and check back often; broadcast topics and dates may change.

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The Club has four different radio program feeds:

  • KQED (88.5 FM in San Francisco) Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at 2 a.m.

  • KALW (91.7 FM in San Francisco) Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

  • Silicon Valley: KLIV (1590 AM in San Jose) Mondays at 11 p.m.

  • KRCB (91 FM in Rohnert Park) Sundays at 9 p.m.

 

Radio Schedule for KQED 88.5 FM in San Francisco and the National Feed:

The content listed below airs on KQED Radio 88.5 FM in San Francisco as well as on more than 230 radio stations nationwide and via podcast and CD.

All Commonwealth Club broadcasts on KQED 88.5 FM air on Friday evenings at 8 p.m.

KQED Broadcast Date

Available for National Broadcast

Program

Recording Date

Friday, October 5 Friday, October 12 Steven Pinker: Enlightenment Now September 5, 2018
Friday, October 12 Friday, October 19 John Kerry, Former U.S. Secretary of State September 13, 2018
Friday, October 19 Friday, October 26 April Ryan: Under Fire in the Trump White House October 1, 2018
Friday, October 26 Friday, November 2 Juan Williams: The War on Civil Rights September 27, 2018
Friday, November 2 Friday, November 9 Climate Press Pool: Robert Gibbs and Jeff Nesbit September 14, 2018
Friday, November 9 Friday, November 16 Reihan Salam: The Case Against Open Borders October 10, 2018
Friday, November 16 Friday, November 23 Doris Kearns Goodwin: Leadership in Turbulent Times October 10, 2018
Friday, November 23 Friday, November 30 Sesame Street: Changing Children’s Lives Around the World October 30, 2018
Friday, November 30 Friday, December 7 Ambassador Wendy Sherman: Iran and Lessons on Diplomacy October 16, 2018
Friday, December 7 Friday, December 14 Jeffrey Rosen: The Future of the Supreme Court and the Constitution November 7, 2018
Friday, December 14 Friday, December 21 The Rev. Jesse Jackson: A Conversation About the Promise of America November 29, 2018
Friday, December 21 Friday, December 28 Women in the Workplace in 2018 November 14, 2018
Friday, December 28 Friday, January 4 Max Boot: The Corrosion of Conservatism + Republican Strategist Rick Wilson: Dark Politics in the Age of Trump October 25 & 23, 2018

 

Radio Schedule for Silicon Valley:

The content listed below airs on KLIV Radio 1590 AM in San Jose. Most of the programs we run on KLIV are produced by the Club's Silicon Valley office in San Jose.

All Commonwealth Club broadcasts on KLIV 1590 AM air on Mondays at 11 p.m.

Broadcast Date

Program

Recording Date

Monday, October 1 John Kerry, Former U.S. Secretary of State September 13, 2018
Monday, October 8 Kai Fu Lee: AI Superpowers September 26, 2018
Monday, October 15 Doris Kearns Goodwin: Leadership in Turbulent Times October 2, 2018
Monday, October 22 John Hennessy: Why Leading Matters  September 27, 2018
Monday, October 29 Reid Hoffman: The Secrets of Blitzscaling October 16, 2018
Monday, November 5 Ending the Silence on Domestic Violence October 22, 2018
Monday, November 12 Julián Castro: An American Journey October 26, 2018
Monday, November 19 Alyssa Ayres: How India Is Making Its Place in the World October 22, 2018
Monday, November 26 A Global Perspective on Healing After Trauma: Where Health and Human Rights Meet November 15, 2018
Monday, December 3 The Browns of California: A Political Family Dynasty October 2, 2018
Monday, December 10 Jose Antonio Vargas: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen October 10, 2018
Monday, December 17 Rep. Jackie Speier: Jonestown, Courage and Fighting Back December 3, 2018
Monday, December 24 High Performance: The State of the Art Sector in the Fast-Changing Bay Area December 5, 2018
Monday, December 31 Tom Siebel: The Social Implications of AI November 1, 2018

 

Radio Schedule for KRCB 91-FM in Rohnert Park:

Content listed below airs on KRCB Radio 91 FM in Rohnert Park. KRCB airs Climate One programs only. Climate One is a division of The Commonwealth Club that focuses on climate change issues.

All Commonwealth Club broadcasts on KRCB 91 FM air Sunday evenings at 9 p.m.

Broadcast Date

Program

Recording Date

Sunday, October 7 Mindfulness and Climate Change October 16, 2018
Sunday, October 14 Climate Press Pool: Robert Gibbs and Jeff Nesbit September 14, 2018
Sunday, October 21 Will China Save the Planet? September 14, 2018
Sunday, October 28 Climate Silence  October 17, 2018
Sunday, November 4 Arlie Hochschild and Eliza Griswold: Tales of Prosperity and Paradox October 3, 2018
Sunday, November 11 Saudi America October 17, 2018
Sunday, November 18 Are Human Lives Improving or Headed for Chaos and Suffering? September 5, 2018
Sunday, November 25 Rerun: Films on Corn, Coal, Lights and Flights Various
Sunday, December 2 A Four-Zero Solution November 13, 2018
Sunday, December 9 Fire and Water: A Year of Climate Conversations Various
Sunday, December 16 Mind Over Chatter November 19, 2018
Sunday, December 23 The Big Climate Stories of 2018 Various
Sunday, December 30 Going Carbon Negative December 6, 2018

 

Radio Schedule for KALW 91.7 FM in San Francisco:

Content listed below airs on KALW Radio 91.7 FM in San Francisco. The Commonwealth Club's Inforum division broadcasts its events on KALW.

All Commonwealth Club broadcasts on KALW 91.7 FM air Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m.; however, they do not air every single week. Refer to the dates listed below.

Broadcast Date

Program

Recording Date

Tuesday, October 2 DeRay Mckesson on the Other Side of Freedom  September 18, 2018
LIVE; Thursday, October 11 Left, Right, & Center Live: Decisions, Decisions, Presented by INFORUM October 11, 2018
Tuesday, October 16 Rebecca Traister and Alicia Garza: Good and Mad Women October 9, 2018
Tuesday, October 30 Shane Bauer: The Business of Prison October 8, 2018
Tuesday, November 20 Sesame Street: Changing Children’s Lives Around the World October 30, 2018
Tuesday, December 4 Airbnb’s Chip Conley and Brian Chesky: Modern Elders and Millennials at Work October 2, 2018
Tuesday, December 18 Women in the Workplace in 2018 November 14, 2018
Tuesday, December 25 Jose Antonio Vargas: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen November 27, 2018