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A collection of lectures from respected academics, writers, public radio personalities and activists.

A collection of lectures from respected academics, writers, public radio personalities and activists.
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Seattle, WA

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A collection of lectures from respected academics, writers, public radio personalities and activists.

Twitter:

@KUOW

Language:

English

Contact:

4518 University Way NE, Suite 310 Seattle WA 98105 206-543-2710


Episodes

Once upon a time, it was a beautiful day in the neighborhood

11/11/2018
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The first full-length biography of Fred Rogers sheds light on a brilliant career and the dearth of quality, educational children's television programming.

Duration:00:59:49

'Uninterested audience? Maybe you're just boring'

10/5/2018
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Johnson shares a few of his strategies when having difficult and divisive conversations with his fellow Americans.

Duration:00:43:55

Is the marketplace messing up social change?

9/27/2018
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Author Anand Giridharadas on what happens when wealth meets social change

Duration:00:51:46

2018 Smoke Farm Symposium: Watersheds, dementia and 'fake news'

9/20/2018
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Get out of town for talks on our in-between times

Duration:00:49:31

'Look, we're living in bizarre times,' says John Kerry in Seattle

9/18/2018
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Former Senator and Secretary of State John Kerry embraces the straight talk mantle.

Duration:00:59:21

'Retreat, or perish in place': First-hand accounts of sea level rise

9/16/2018
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As sea levels rise and coastal populations increase, more people are subject to flooding. Author Elizabeth Rush compiled research and the stories of people affected by sea level rise for her new book “Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore.”

Duration:00:52:39

8/24/2018
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8/24/2018
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8/24/2018
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8/24/2018
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8/24/2018
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Duration:00:58:01

Barn-raised Smoke Farm talks provoke summertime reflection

8/23/2018
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This week on Speakers Forum we open a time capsule from last summer. It comes from the annual Smoke Farm Symposium. We were drawn there several years ago when the creators gave us a recording of some fascinating talks, punctuated by rainfall on the roof of a barn up in Arlington, Washington.

Duration:00:57:53

Welcome to SeaCouver! Envisioning the Northwest of the future

8/18/2018
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In the struggle to shape what life on earth will be like years from now, visionary futurists inspire us with dread and hope at turns. Author Brenda...

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