The Political Mind of Jerry Brown


After twelve campaigns and twenty-four years in statewide office, former California Governor Jerry Brown, has plenty of lessons to share on politics and governance. Join Governor Brown and host Scott Shafer (KQED’s Political Breakdown) in a live conversation to kick off KQED’s new radio and podcast series, The Political Mind of Jerry Brown. Hear from Brown directly as he discusses his extraordinary life in California politics, the lessons he's learned in office, and the wisdom he can offer for the 2020 election year.

The Political Mind of Jerry Brown is a radio and podcast documentary series that highlights exclusive conversations with Jerry Brown, alongside other interviews and a wealth of archival tape. Shafer gives listeners a front-row seat into Brown’s political mind, shaped by the last seven decades of California and U.S. politics.

Premiering January 8 with hour-long episodes on KQED 88.5 FM every Wednesday at 8pm through January 29. Podcast listeners can find the series on Apple Podcasts, NPR One or wherever you get your podcasts beginning January 11.

Ticket Price$15-$30
WHENMonday, January 13, 2020 7:00 PM (PT)
WHEREHerbst Theatre
401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102