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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.

Africa: al Qaida, Mali, and Who Knows What Else?
Ambassador Vicki Huddleston
August 16, 2013

The Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations recently hosted a talk by Ambassador Vicki Huddleston. Her talk covers events in Africa, AlQaida, Mali and Cuba.


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(56:32)

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World Affairs Council of Maine
Senator Susan Collins
June 21, 2013

Recently Sen. Susan Collins addressed the annual meeting of the World Affairs Council of Maine. Her address was entitled: The Cybersecurity Challenge: Protecting Our Nation and Our Economy.


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(59:45)

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Dana Frank
Dana Frank
June 19, 2013

The Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations recently hosted a talk by Dana Frank. Her talk was entitled The U.S. and Post-Coup Honduras: A Human Rights Disaster.


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(59:19)

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Quil Lawrence
Quil Lawrence
May 31, 2013

NPR reporter Quil Lawrence, a Maine native, was the keynote speaker of the 2013 Encore Leadership Corps Summit. Lawrence spoke about growing up in rural Maine and the importance of citizen journalism.


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(53:41)

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Dr. Haleh Esfandiari
Haleh Esfandiari
May 20, 2013

Dr. Haleh Esfandiari's talk was entitled "Challenges to Women's Empowerment in the Arab Awakening." She is the author of My Prison, My Home: One Woman's Story of Captivity in Iran, and will speak about women's contributions to the Arab revolutions and the challenges they face in the political, social and economic arenas.


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(50:44)

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Global Budgets, Payment Reform and Single Payer: Understanding Vermont’s Health Reform
The Muskie School of Public Service logo
May 15, 2013

The Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine recently hosted a panel discussion entitled “Global Budgets, Payment Reform and Single Payer: Understanding Vermont’s Health Reform.”


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(58:22)

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Ray McGovern
Ray McGovern
May 10, 2013

Ray McGovern is a retired CIA officer. He spoke about Obama’s relationship with Israel in regards to Iran. His topic is "Obama in lockstep with Israel on Iran? Why?"


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(58:16)

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Examining Maine’s Options Under the Affordable Care Act
The Muskie School of Public Service logo
May 7, 2013

The Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine recently hosted a forum discussion entitled “Examining Maine’s Options Under the Affordable Care Act”.


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(57:07)

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The Last Refuge: Yemen, al-Qaeda, and America’s War in Arabia
Gregory Johnsen
April 24, 2013

The Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations recently hosted a talk by Gregory Johnsen. His talk was entitled “The Last Refuge: Yemen, al-Qaeda, and America’s War in Arabia”.


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(58:44)

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George J. Mitchell Distinguished International Lecture Series
Alan Simpson
April 12, 2013

Colby College recently hosted the 2013 George J. Mitchell Distinguished International Lecture. The speaker was former Republican US Senator Alan Simpson.


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(56:35)

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