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Friday July 24, 2015

12:00 pm: Here and Now

1:00 pm: World Affairs
Joseph Kim
Joseph Kim discusses his childhood in North Korea and his long and difficult journey to the U.S.

Monday July 27, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Raising Kids in the Digital Age
The effects of digital culture and screen time on kids, both positive and negative.

1:00 pm: World Affairs
Dr. Sheila Smith
Dr. Sheila Smith, an expert on Japanese and regional politics, discusses how Japan's relationship with a rising China influences their domestic and foreign policy.

Tuesday July 28, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
The Internet and Healthcare
The internet can be a valuable health resource, but it can also be a source of misinformation and misdiagnosis. A panel of three doctors offers guidance on best navigating medical information on the web.

1:00pm: Commonwealth Club of California
Christiana Figueres
William Reilly
Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, and William Reilly, Senior Advisor with TPG, discuss the politics of a global economic treaty to deal with Climate Change.

Wednesday July 29, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Maine Dialects
We explore the different dialects of Maine.

1:00 pm: Speaking In Maine
Serhii Plokhii
Speaking in Maine takes us next to Northport, and the Midcoast Forum on Foreign Relations. The speaker is Professor Serhii Plokhii, Professor of Ukrainian History at Harvard University, author of “The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union.”

Thursday July 30, 2015

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Maine Calling Book Club - "Ernie's Ark" by Monica Wood
Our book club reconvenes to discuss Monica Wood's novel “Ernie’s Ark” - a book of connected stories set in the fictional paper-mill town of Abbott Falls, Maine. When the paper mill goes out on strike, Ernie Whitten, a pipefitter taking care of his dying wife, builds an ark in his backyard, an act of faith and defiance that reverberates throughout the community in unexpected ways.

1:00 pm: Alternative Radio
Marjorie Cohn
Marjorie Cohn, professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, former president of the National Lawyers Guild discusses “Death from Above: Drones 2015”.

Friday July 31, 2015

12:00 pm: Here and Now

1:00 pm: Speaking In Maine
Jessica Tuchman Mathews
Speaking in Maine takes us next to Northport and the Midcoast Forum on Foreign Relations. The speaker is Jessica Tuchman Mathews, a distinguished fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Her topic: “A World of Challenge: Can the United States Still Lead?”

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