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One of the many public affairs lecture series we present weekdays at 1:00 pm, Speaking in Maine features diverse speakers recorded in towns and cities throughout the state of Maine. The program is produced by Ed Morin,
Barry Darling and Gordon Fellis. The Executive Producer for Speaking in Maine is Charles Beck.

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Tom Daschle
Tom Daschle
Wednesday, April 23 at 1:00 pm

Former U.S. senator and majority leader from South Dakota Tom Daschle who served in the U.S. Senate from 1987 to 2005 delivered Colby College's Senator George J. Mitchell Distinguished International Lecture.

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Down Memory Lane
April 11, 2014
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Down Memory Lane
April 11, 2014
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The Relationship Between Egypt and Israel
John Turner
April 10, 2014

John Turner is Associate Professor of History at Colby College, his talk looks at the relationship between Egypt and Israel and it's importance to the Middle East and the world.

(48:24)
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Climate Change, Social Equity and Economic Opportunity
Steve Curwood
Thursday, April 4 at 1:00 pm

Steve Curwood, Executive Producer and Host of Public Radio International's Living on Earth, delivered the keynote address at Coastal Enterprises Inc.’s 36th annual meeting. Curwood covered what he called the “Three C’s” – creatures, chemicals and climate change.

(58:09)
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Conversations with the Candidates: Mike Michaud, (D)
Congressman Mike Michaud
March 28, 2014

Each of the candidates for Maine Governor will have a chance to outline his plans for Maine. Democratic candidate Mike Michaud stepped to the podium where moderators Richard Barringer, professor emeritus in the Muskie School, and MPBN's Irwin Gratz, directed the discussion.

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Conversations with the Candidates: Eliot Cutler, (I)
Eliot Cutler
March 27, 2014

Each of the candidates for Maine Governor will have a chance to outline his plans for Maine. Independent candidate Eliot Cutler stepped to the podium where moderators Richard Barringer, professor emeritus in the Muskie School, and MPBN's Irwin Gratz, directed the discussion.

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What Agriculture Practices Are Best to Insure Global Food Security?
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March 21, 2014

The recent Camden Conference on the Global Politics of Food and Water featured this panel discussion exploring agriculture practices and global food security featuring former U.S. Deputy Agriculture Secretary Kathleen Merrigan, China expert Jim Harkness and Monsanto Senior Science Fellow David Gustafson.

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A Discussion on Money in Politics
Lawrence Lessig
March 19, 2014

Lawrence Lessig is the author of Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress and a Plan to Stop It and the founder of Rootstrikers, an organization dedicated to changing the influence of money in elections. He serves as the director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. He was recently listed by Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute as one of the Top 100 Global Thought Leaders and is a regularly featured TED Talk presenter.

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The Human Cost of Climate Change
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March 14, 2014

The recent Camden Conference on the Global Politics of Food and Water featured this talk by Berkeley law professor Andrew Guzman, which is based on his research for his book “Overheated: The Human Cost of Climate Change.”

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