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.

Radio Stations: We would love to add you to our national network of stations. If you would like to air The Commonwealth Club radio program, please contact us.

The Club has three different radio program feeds:

  • KQED (88.5 FM in San Francisco) Thursdays at 8 p.m. and Fridays at 1 a.m.

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

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

KQED Broadcast Date Available for National Broadcast Program Recording Date
Thursday, May 12
Friday, May 20
Terry Crews: My Journey to True Power April 29, 2022
Thursday, May 19
Friday, May 27
Russ Feingold on Climate and Democracy April 21, 2022
Thursday, May 26
Friday, June 3
Radio Program: Yascha Mounk and Francis Fukuyama on Democracy April 17, 2022
Thursday, June 2
Friday, June 10
Marc Lamont Hill and Todd Brewster: Technology, Social Media and the Fight for Racial Justice May 11, 2022
Thursday, June 9
Friday, June 17
Bill Gates: How to Prevent the Next Pandemic May 16, 2022
Thursday, June 16
Friday, June 24
Indigenous Insights on Healing Land and Sky May 27, 2022
Thursday, June 23
Friday, July 1
Robert Baer: Putin, Russia and the Hunt for a KGB Spy June 1, 2022
Thursday, June 30
Friday, July 8
Break the Bias with Linda Yvette Chávez June 16, 2022
Thursday, July 7
Friday, July 15
Radio Program: Dan Pfeiffer and Katy Tur June 12, 2022
Thursday, July 14
Friday, July 22
Abortion Rights in America: The Future of Roe V. Wade and Women’s Rights February 23, 2022
Thursday, July 21
Friday, July 29
Digging Deep into the Next Farm Bill May 26, 2022
Thursday, July 28
Friday, August 5
Daniel Byman: The Global Rise of White Supremacist Terrorism July 13, 2022
Thursday, August 4
Friday, August 12
Malcolm Nance: Behind the Ideology of the Trump Insurgency July 19, 2022


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.

The INFORUM division of The Commonwealth Club produces Bay Area events where attendees meet thought leaders in entertainment, tech, food, design, pop culture and politics, and where the audience is often just as inspiring as the thought leaders. INFORUM produces individually curated events designed to provide attendees with cutting-edge content and a hands-on educational experience.

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, May 17
Reshma Saujani: Confronting the "Big Lie" of Corporate Feminism March 22, 2022
Tuesday, May 31
Wajahat Ali with Krista Tippett February 25, 2022
Tuesday, June 7
Let’s Talk Solutions: The Future of Bay Area Housing May 11, 2022
Tuesday, June 21
Terry Crews: My Journey to True Power April 29, 2022
Tuesday, July 5
Housing, Race and Homelessness: Ending Poverty in the Bay Area May 23, 2022
Tuesday, July 12
Break the Bias with Linda Yvette Chávez June 16, 2022
Tuesday, July 19
Katy Tur: Rough Draft June 17, 2022
Tuesday, July 26
Kwame Onwuachi: Recipes From a Young Black Chef May 19, 2022
Tuesday, August 2
Mary Ziegler: How the Anti-Abortion Movement Remade America July 13, 2022


Radio Program on KRCB 91-FM in Rohnert Park:

Climate One at The Commonwealth Club is a thriving leadership dialogue on energy, the environment and the economy. It brings together top thinkers and doers from business, government, academia and advocacy groups to advance the discussion about a clean energy future.

All Climate One broadcasts on KRCB 91 FM air Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. The program also airs on select public radio stations across the country and internationally.

Visit the Climate One website for more information on its radio program.