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Friday March 27, 2015

12:00 pm: Here and Now

1:00 pm: City Arts and Lectures
Dick Cavett
The speaker is Dick Cavett, host of “The Dick Cavett Show” which was one of the longest-running talk shows in television history, setting the bar for conversational in-depth interviews.

Monday March 30, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Tess Gerritsen
The former physician and now bestselling author, Tess Gerritsen, joins us to talk about her latest book, her 'war on Alzheimer's', and the “Gravity” lawsuit.

1:00 pm: Intelligence Squared
An Oxford Style Debate on the following question:
Are liberals stifling intellectual diversity on campus?

Tuesday March 31, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Functional Literacy
How to help people who can read but have a difficult time actually comprehending what they've read.

1:00pm: It’s Your World
Global Illiteracy
A panel of experts talks about the scale of global illiteracy, the dimensions of the crisis as it breaks down along gender and class lines and the opportunities.

Wednesday April 1, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
What is 'funny?'
On April Fools Day, we talk about just what is funny. (Have you heard the one about the guy who's face rings a bell? If not, remind me to tell you about it sometime - you will never forget it.)

1:00 pm: America Abroad
Saving Innocence: The Global Fight to End Child Marriage
UNICEF reports there are 250 million women who were married before they turned 15. The majority of them are in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. But child marriage happens all over the world. And it has severe consequences.

Thursday April 2, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Islam in Maine
Our panel returns to talk about what it's like to be Muslim in Maine.

1:00 pm: Commonwealth Club of California
Tom Hayden
Social and Political Activist Tom Hayden explores the great opportunity both the United States and Cuba now have to finally find common ground to the advantage of citizens in both countries.

Friday April 3, 2015

12:00 pm: Here and Now

1:00 pm: Speaking in Maine
Peter Kornbluh
Speaking in Maine takes us next to Portland and the World Affairs Council of Maine for a talk by Peter Kornbluh, a senior analyst at the National Security Archive, who will be speak on U.S. relations with Cuba. He currently directs the Archive's Cuba and Chile Documentation Projects.

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