Chautauqua Lectures

Series produced by WQLN

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leading thinkers from a veriety of feilds address the chautauqua institution

since it's founding in 1874 the chautauqua institution in western new york state has played host to the leading thinkers of the age discussing the issues of the day in a lecture format with Q & A.


47 Pieces

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Rabbi David Gordis looks at Judaism in America and interfaith relaions today.

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Feb 15, 2007
  • Length: 58:46
  • Purchases: 1
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Financial expert Pete Peterson talks about the looming crisis of baby boomer retirement and social security

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio and KWIT


  • Added: Feb 15, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Architect Sarah Susanko has some inovative ideas about home design.

  • Added: Feb 12, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
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BPs chief scientist Steven Koonin looks at the future of energy.

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 18, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Historian and Martin Luther King biographer Taylor Branch talks about the civil rights movement.

Bought by KUMD, WSKG, WRPI, WCAI / WNAN, and KSJD


  • Added: Jan 03, 2007
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Public opinion pollster Whit Ayres examines how Americans really feel about the environment.

Bought by KWCW


  • Added: Dec 06, 2006
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 1
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actress Rital Moreno reflects on her career.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
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Penn State president Graham Spanier talks about today's college students.

Bought by WSKG and WPSU


  • Added: Nov 13, 2006
  • Length: 58:07
  • Purchases: 2
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A university president revisits her segregated past and looks to the future.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2006
  • Length: 58:59
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Film critic Richard Schickel talks about tecnology and the movies.

Bought by WGDR


  • Added: Nov 13, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Economics journalist Paul Solman says that China will paas the US ecomincly in this century.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Nov 06, 2006
  • Length: 57:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Veteren journalist Ray Suarez looks at the relationship between the faithful and modern politics.

Bought by WOSU and KVMR


  • Added: Oct 18, 2006
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Environmental expert Jonathan Foley urges action to slow global warming.

Bought by Interlochen Public Radio


  • Added: Oct 06, 2006
  • Length: 58:26
  • Purchases: 1
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Senator Arlen Specter and Rep Lee Hamilton discuss the challenges faced by today's government officials.

  • Added: Oct 03, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
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Educator Georege Walker talks about the importance of international education.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
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Russian economics expert Clif Gaddy talks about the challenges faced by Russia's post soviet baby boom.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2006
  • Length: 58:45
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Gen Billy Cooper talks about job corps the government program that provides skills training to disadvantaged youth.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2006
  • Length: 59:01
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Rebecca Rimel of the Pew Charitable trusts talks about America's image abroad and political apathy at home.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
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Dr.Mel Levine examines the many ways children learn.

Bought by KMXT, Interlochen Public Radio, and AIFM


  • Added: Sep 20, 2006
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 3
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Russian foreign affairs expert Dmitri Trenin says that US russian rleations are at their lowest point since the fall of the Soviet Union.

  • Added: Sep 20, 2006
  • Length: 58:46