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Friday August 22, 2014

12:00 pm: Here and Now

1:00 pm: Speaking In Maine
Michelle Egan
Speaking in Maine takes us next to Northport and the Midcoast Forum on Foreign Relations. American University Professor Michelle Egan speaks about the relationship between the European Union and our country. She is the author of a number of books including ”Single Markets: Economic Integration in Europe and the U.S.”

Monday August 25, 2014

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
The Danger of Stress to our Physical and Mental Health
A cardiologist and a psychiatrist discuss the dangers of stress and how to deal with the stressors in our everyday lives.

1:00 pm: It’s Your World
ISRAEL AND HAMAS
Janine Zacharia, former Jerusalem bureau chief of The Washington Post, shares her insights on why this current conflict erupted, explores what both sides hope to gain, and what it all means for the future of peace negotiations and the alliance between Israel and the United States.

Tuesday August 26, 2014

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Financial Literacy
A discussion about the importance of understanding all aspects of personal finance.

1:00pm: Commonwealth Club of California
Consumer advocate and former Presidential candidate Ralph Nader
Nader discusses why citizens of different political labels must join in the struggle against the corporate state.

Wednesday August 27, 2014

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
The Changing Ocean Ecosystem
What animals, plants and critters are likely to find in the waters off the coast of Maine.

1:00 pm: City Arts and Lectures
City Arts and Lectures 8/18
Actor Alec Baldwin
(who also hosts the NY Philharmonic concerts Thursday evenings here on MPBN)

Thursday August 28 , 2014

12:00 pm: Maine Calling
Maine Calling Book Club - "August Gale - A Father and Daughter's Journey Into the Storm" by Barbara Walsh
The book club returns with a conversation about Pulitzer Prize winning author Barbara Walsh's book about her family, a deadly Newfoundland hurricane and the lives of schooner fishermen.

1:00 pm: IDEAS from the CBC
ONCE UPON A PLANET
Astronomers have recently discovered hundreds of planets far beyond our solar system. Is there life on those planets, too? In fact and in fiction, IDEAS explores our need to know that we're not alone in the cosmos.

Friday August 29, 2014

12:00 pm: Here and Now

1:00 pm: American RadioWorks
The Science of Smart
Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better. This program looks at some of the big ideas coming out of brain science. And we meet the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the real world.

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