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A series of panel discussions recorded before an audience at the Auckland Museum, as part of the popular LATE at the Museum evenings.

A series of panel discussions recorded before an audience at the Auckland Museum, as part of the popular LATE at the Museum evenings.
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Auckland, New Zealand

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A series of panel discussions recorded before an audience at the Auckland Museum, as part of the popular LATE at the Museum evenings.

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Multilingual

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Radio New Zealand House 155 The Terrace P O Box 123 Wellington 04 474 1999


Episodes

Poll: Americans positive on immigrants/Newlywed finances

5/20/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Friday, May 18, 2018: Immigration is a hot issue in the political landscape and a divisive topic in communities around the country. How do American’s feel about immigration today? A Bucknell University survey finds that American’s views on new immigrants have improved significantly since the last presidential election. … Continue reading "Poll: Americans positive on immigrants/Newlywed finances"

Duration:00:49:45

Sports betting now part of PA gambling expansion

5/17/2018
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photo by Scott LaMar WITF files What to look for on Smart Talk Thursday, May 17, 2018: Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court made a ruling on a New Jersey case that essentially legalizes gambling on sporting events. The decision was met with happiness by many who play fantasy sports games or have bet … Continue reading "Sports betting now part of PA gambling expansion"

Primary analysis — looking ahead to fall

5/16/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Wednesday, May 16, 2018: Wednesday’s Smart Talk features Franklin and Marshall College political analyst and pollster Dr. G. Terry Madonna breaking down Tuesday’s primary election results and looks ahead to the fall campaigns. The primary was noteworthy for several reasons. New Congressional district boundaries, ordered by the Pennsylvania … Continue reading "Primary analysis — looking ahead to fall"

Washington Week’s Robert Costa/Mifflin House saved by casino?

5/14/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Monday, May 14, 2018: Robert Costa, the moderator of Washington Week on PBS and national political reporter for the Washington Post joins us on Monday’s Smart Talk to discuss a host of issues. Tuesday is primary election day in Pennsylvania when Republicans and Democrats will be nominating candidates … Continue reading "Washington Week’s Robert Costa/Mifflin House saved by casino?"

Answering your gardening questions

5/11/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Friday, May 11, 2018: Spring is here, and that means flowers are in bloom, trees are leafing out and it is time to plan and plant vegetable gardens. It also means it is time for Smart Talk’s annual gardening show. Erica Jo Shaffer, the nursery manager at Highland … Continue reading "Answering your gardening questions"

Too many lawsuits?/On the road with candidates for governor

5/10/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Thursday, May 10, 2018: Penn State University has been criticized after its decision to disband the school’s outdoors or outing club, the Nittany Grotto Caving Club and the Nittany Divers Scuba Club. Penn State said the clubs were being eliminated because they presented an “unacceptable safety risk.” Speculation … Continue reading "Too many lawsuits?/On the road with candidates for governor"

Congressional candidates Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson/Bernard Washabaugh

5/9/2018
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What to look for Smart Talk Wednesday, May 9, 2018: We’re down to the home stretch before next Tuesday’s primary election In Pennsylvania. Smart Talk has featured conversations with the candidates who have opponents in the primary. They include those running for the U.S. Senate, governor and U.S. House of Representatives. More than 20 candidates … Continue reading "Congressional candidates Shavonnia Corbin-Johnson/Bernard Washabaugh"

Local governments expanding social media posts/Democratic Congressional candidate Denny Wolff

5/8/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Tuesday, May 8, 2018: Social media use has exploded in the past ten years, with more than half of all users saying they visit sites daily — some multiple times a day. Municipalities are jumping on board, leveraging platforms to engage constituents and push important information to the … Continue reading "Local governments expanding social media posts/Democratic Congressional candidate Denny Wolff"

Untested rape kits/George Scott, Democratic Congressional candidate

5/7/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Monday, May 7, 2018: Pennsylvania has more than 900 rape kits that have not been tested. That number is actually down in the last three years. So how can a rape case go to trial or criminal proceedings continue without the important evidence a rape kit could provide … Continue reading "Untested rape kits/George Scott, Democratic Congressional candidate"

House candidate Doug Mastriano/Give Local York/Justice reform?

5/4/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Friday, May 4, 2018: As the days wind down to the May 15th primary election, Friday’s Smart Talk features another candidate for Congress. Appearing on the program is Doug Mastriano, a Republican running for the U.S. House of Representatives in the 13th Congressional District. The 13th District includes … Continue reading "House candidate Doug Mastriano/Give Local York/Justice reform?"

Congressional candidates Doug McLinko and Art Halvorson

5/3/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Thursday, May 3, 2018: In the days leading up to the May 15 primary election, Smart Talk has featured candidates running for governor, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. The purpose of the conversations is to let voters hear where the candidates stand on the … Continue reading "Congressional candidates Doug McLinko and Art Halvorson"

Autism rates rise/Congressional candidate John Eichelberger

5/2/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Wednesday, May 2, 2018: Autism is a developmental disorder characterized by social and communication impairments, combined with limited interests and repetitive behaviors. Early diagnosis and intervention are key to improving learning and skills. In a new report, the Centers for Disease Control increased its estimates of children with … Continue reading "Autism rates rise/Congressional candidate John Eichelberger"

Congressional candidates John Joyce and George Halcovage

5/1/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Tuesday, May 1, 2018: Pennsylvania’s primary election is scheduled for May 15. A mid-term election is important because voters are deciding on candidates for the U.S House of Representatives and in Pennsylvania — a U.S. Senate seat. Pennsylvanians are also voting for governor as well as state house … Continue reading "Congressional candidates John Joyce and George Halcovage"

Congressional candidate Marc Friedenberg/Media

4/30/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Monday April 30, 2018: Pennsylvania’s primary election is scheduled for May 15. A mid-term election is important because voters are deciding on candidates for the U.S House of Representatives and in Pennsylvania — a U.S. Senate seat. Pennsylvanians are also voting for governor as well as state house … Continue reading "Congressional candidate Marc Friedenberg/Media"

Laura Ellsworth, Republican running for governor/Stephen Bloom, Congressional candidate

4/27/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Friday, April 27, 2018: Smart Talk is questioning the candidates in contested races before the May 15 primary election. That includes those running for governor of Pennsylvania, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. There are about 30 of those candidates in the WITF listening area. … Continue reading "Laura Ellsworth, Republican running for governor/Stephen Bloom, Congressional candidate"

Democratic Congressional candidates Judy Herschel and Laura Quick

4/26/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Thursday, April 26, 2018: Pennsylvania’s primary election is scheduled for May 15. A mid-term election is important because voters are deciding on candidates for the U.S House of Representatives and in Pennsylvania — a U.S. Senate seat. Pennsylvanians are also voting for governor as well as state house … Continue reading "Democratic Congressional candidates Judy Herschel and Laura Quick"

Dreamland author details how opioid crisis grew/10th District candidate Alan Howe

4/25/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Wednesday, April 25, 2018: More than 42,000 people died of opioid overdoses in 2016 — the last year statistics are available. That’s five times more than in 1999, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The opioid crisis or epidemic was fueled by prescribed painkillers that often led … Continue reading "Dreamland author details how opioid crisis grew/10th District candidate Alan Howe"

Central PA has some of worst air pollution in U.S./9th Congressional District candidate Gary Wegman

4/24/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Tuesday, April 24, 2018: With the exception of Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, Reading and Lebanon, South Central Pennsylvania is mostly rural. In most of the region, one is more likely to see farmland and woods than a building over four stories tall. That’s why many are astonished to learn … Continue reading "Central PA has some of worst air pollution in U.S./9th Congressional District candidate Gary Wegman"

9th Congressional District candidate\Voting Equipment Directive

4/23/2018
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What to look for on Smart Talk Monday, April 23, 2018: On May 15, Pennsylvania voters will go to the polls to vote in the state’s primary election. When they do, voters will expect reliable and accurate voting systems. County officials say that is what voters will find on election day as officials continue working … Continue reading "9th Congressional District candidate\Voting Equipment Directive"

Philly soda tax / Capitol roundup

4/20/2018
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When Philadelphia wanted to combat obesity and reduce its impact on health care early last year, it turned to a controversial measure: the soda tax. Since then, the 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax has inspired equally passionate support and opposition. Detractors of additional food, beverage and container taxes say they result in job loss, harm communities and … Continue reading "Philly soda tax / Capitol roundup"

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