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Friday April 11, 2014

12:00 pm: Here and Now

1:00 pm: Speaking In Maine
John Turner
Speaking in Maine takes us next to Waterville, and Colby College for a talk by Associate Professor of History John Turner on the relationship between Egypt and Israel and its importance to the Middle East – and the world.

Monday April 14, 2014

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
ACA and Health Care Providers
What impact has the ACA had on healthcare providers?

1:00 pm: Intelligence Squared
An Oxford style Debate on the following question: Is the future of the university online?
With the popularity of MOOCs (massive open online courses) and the availability of online degree programs at a fraction of their on-campus price, we are experiencing an exciting experiment in higher education. Does the traditional classroom stand a chance? Will online education be the great equalizer, or is a campus-based college experience still necessary?

Tuesday April 15, 2014

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
What does it mean to be mindful?

1:00 pm: Commonwealth Club of California
Arianna Huffington, President and Editor-in-Chief, Huffington Post Media Group; and Author of ”Thrive” and Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Facebook; and Author of “Lean In” talk about redefining success. What if success was not defined by money and power alone?

Wednesday April 16, 2014

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Parkinson's Disease
What we know and what we're learning about diagnosing and treating Parkinson's Disease.

1:00 pm: Ideas From the CBC
RWANDA RECONCILIATION: The Rwandan genocide occurred 20 years ago this month. The consequences of the brutality and bloodshed are still alive today. Musician Jean-Paul Samputu tells his story of heartbreaking loss and breathtaking reconciliation with the man who killed his family. And experts try to answer what we've learned since: can we prevent genocide before it happens?

Thursday April 17 , 2014

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
"Marijuana Valley" by Crash Barry
The true story of a free-loving (and smoking) fringe community growing Maine’s most valuable crop.

1:00 pm: Intelligence Squared
An Oxford Style Debate on the following Question: Does Affirmative Action on campuses do more harm than good?

Friday April 18, 2014

12:00 pm: Here and Now

1:00 pm: Ideas From the CBC
26 miles, 385 yards, an Athenian soldier started it all when he covered the distance between the battlefield at Marathon and the marketplace at Athens. He raised his arms, shouted, "We conquer!" and promptly died. The rest is history and more than a little mythology. Since then, the marathon has moved many miles from the realm of myth and metaphor into the strange territory of science and high tech. With a tip of the hat in the direction of THIS COMING MONDAY’S 118th running of the Boston Marathon -- IDEAS pays tribute to the ultimate test of physical endurance.

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