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Below are archived Speaking in Maine episodes, to listen to a program or to access additional resources click the title for a Speaking in Maine episode. For more current Speaking in Maine episode go to news.mpbn.net/programs/speaking-maine.

Making Sense of a Fast-Changing China
Jeffery Wasserstrom
December 13, 2013

The University of New England’s Center for Global Humanities recently hosted a seminar entitled Making Sense of a Fast-Changing China. The speaker was Jeffery Wasserstrom, a professor of history at the University of California Irvine and most recently the author of China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know.


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Seeking the Truth in the Kennedy Assassination
Jeremy Gunn
December 11, 2013

The University of New England’s Center for Global Humanities recently hosted an address entitled Seeking the Truth in the Kennedy Assassination. The speaker is Jeremy Gunn.


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Doris Kearns Goodwin
Doris Kearns Goodwin
November 21, 2013

The University of Southern Maine hosted the annual WEX Inc. Leadership and Creativity Event Series. This year's event features Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. Her talk is entitled The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism.


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Trita Parsi
Trita Parsi
November 19, 2013

The Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations recently hosted a talk by Trita Parsi. His talk is titled US-Iran: Is Peace Finally in the Offing?


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(58:59)

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Future Prospects: Panel Discussion
The Muskie School of Public Service
November 15, 2013

USM's Muskie School and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute hosted a fall lecture series entitled: Politics Then and Now, in Maine and the Nation. The series ended with a panel discussion featuring Cynthia Dill, Ken Fredette, and Amy Fried.


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William S. Cohen Lecture
Alan Simpson
November 12, 2013

The State of Our Nation: Hardball vs. Civility is the focus of the annual William S. Cohen Lecture.  Former Wyoming Sen. Alan Simpson, co-chair of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform is the featured speaker.


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Diana Negroponte
Diana Negroponte
November 8, 2013

The Midcoast Forum on Foreign Relations recently hosted a talk by Diana Villiers Negroponte, entitled Beyond Hugo Chavez: Venezuela and Its Neighbors Confront New Challenges.


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Barney Frank
Barney Frank
November 5, 2013

USM's Muskie School and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is hosting a fall lecture series entitled: Politics Then and Now, in Maine and the Nation. The speaker is former member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts, Barney Frank.


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Peter Mills
Peter Mills
October 30, 2013

USM's Muskie School and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is hosting a fall lecture series entitled: Politics Then and Now, in Maine and the Nation. The speaker is Former Maine Representative Peter Mills.


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Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award
A. C. Thompson
October 29, 2013

Colby College in Waterville recently presented the annual Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award for Courageous Journalism. The 2013 recipient is A.C. Thompson, a reporter for Pro Publica. whose work led to federal charges against seven New Orleans police officers in the shooting of civilians following Hurricane Katrina.


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