Talks

Upcoming Talks

Sep
22

Democracy’s Watchdogs

The Essential Role of Journalists in Society
Featuring:
Jelani Cobb
Dean, Columbia University School of Journalism
Oct
20

The Evolution of Truth

Navigating Disinformation in Our Democracy
Featuring:
Daniel Dale
CNN Reporter & "Fact Checker-in-Chief"
Mar
2

The Language of Earth

Lessons from Indigenous Wisdom and the Natural World
Featuring:
Robin Wall Kimmerer
Author, 2022 MacArthur Fellow, Plant Ecologist and Educator
Apr
6

Reflections from the Anchor Desk

A 58 Year Journey Through The News
Featuring:
Don Alhart
Journalist and Broadcaster

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SEASON
12

Putin’s Grand Delusion

The Future of Russia and Global Democracy
Featuring:
Fiona Hill
Senior Fellow, Brooking Institution; former Senior Director, U.S. National Security Council
SEASON
12

A Waiting Room to Nowhere

Childhood Interrupted at Our Southern Border
Featuring:
Robert Bilheimer
2019 Recipient, Mother Theresa Memorial Award for Social Justice; Academy award nominated documentary filmmaker
SEASON
12

Unmasking Medical Bias

Advancing Equity Through Social Media
Featuring:
Joel Bervell
The "medical mythbuster"
SEASON
12

Mustering Rage

The Militia Movement and Its Challenge to American Democracy
Featuring:
Carolyn Gallaher
Expert on militias and right-wing paramilitaries
SEASON
11

China Rising

A New Multipolar World Order
Featuring:
Michael O'Hanlon
SEASON
11

The Prosperity Tax

An Idea for the 21st Century
Featuring:
David Cay Johnston
Tax expert, journalist and author
SEASON
11

How to Live in a World of Catastrophes

A Guide to Dealing With Disasters
Featuring:
Juliette Kayyem
Homeland Security Expert
SEASON
11

A Donkey and An Elephant Walk into an Election

Fostering Politics Where We Respect Each Other
Featuring:
Robert M. Shrum
Director of the Center for the Political Future
Mike Murphy
Host of GOP Political Strategist
SEASON
10

The 10,000 Light-Year View

Climate Change, the Human Future and the Possibilities of Extraterrestrial Life
Featuring:
Adam Frank
Astrophysicist at University of Rochester
SEASON
10

Going to Mars! What on Earth for?

Featuring:
Dava Newman

Apollo Program Professor of Astronautics at MIT

SEASON
10

The Prison Guard’s Daughter

Searching for Truths from the Nation’s Deadliest Prison Uprising
Featuring:
Deanne Quinn Miller
Co-founder of the Forgotten Victims of Attica
Gary Craig
The Public Safety Watchdog Reporter, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
SEASON
10

Dissecting the Body Politic

An Unbiased Look at the Current Political Scene
Featuring:
Amy Walter
National Editor of the Cook Political Report
SEASON
10

Have We Made The Turn?

Climate Change & Climate Peril: The World and The Finger Lakes
Featuring:
Bill McKibben
Author. Educator. Environmentalist.
SEASON
9

Sustainable Agriculture

Gaining Ground & Growing Tomorrow
Featuring:
Forrest Pritchard
SEASON
9

Turtle Island’s Treaties: Honor & Activism

Featuring:
G. Peter Jemison

Seneca Nation Faithkeeper and site manager of the Ganondagan State Historic Site

Don Ragona

House Counsel at the Native American Rights Fund (NARF)

SEASON
9

Inside the Beltway: Sausage Making & Trumpism

Featuring:
Mark Shields
SEASON
9

The State of the Union and its Peoples

Featuring:
Bill Moyers
Award-winning journalist, author and host of Moyers & Company.
Michael Winship
Schumann Senior Writing Fellow for Common Dreams, Emmy Award winning writer & producer
SEASON
8

Final Arguments in People v. Planet

Featuring:
Gina McCarthy

Director, Harvard Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment

SEASON
8

Arab Voices: What They Are Saying To Us and Why It Matters

Featuring:
James Zogby

President, Arab-American Institute

SEASON
8

United States Power: Stress, Strength & Strategy

Featuring:
Michael O'Hanlon

Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution

SEASON
7

What Just Happened? The Trump Era During Year One

Featuring:
David Cay Johnston

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and Brighton resident, author of the recently published It?s Even Worse Then You Think: What the Trump Administration is Doing to America

SEASON
7

Wine. Food. Who Could Ask for Anything More?

Featuring:
Eric Asimov

New York Times Wine Critic and author of How to Love Wine: A Memoir and Manifesto

SEASON
7

Seeing Through Other’s Eyes

Featuring:
Kent Nerburn

acclaimed author of Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder

SEASON
6

Cybersecurity in the Age of Terrorism

Featuring:
Stewart A. Baker

National & Cybersecurity expert, author of The Limits of Trust: Cryptography, Governments, and Electronic Commerce

SEASON
6

From My Seat on the Aisle

Movies and Memories
Featuring:
Jack Garner

Film Critic
Author,?My Life on the Aisle

SEASON
6

Election 2016: It Matters

Featuring:
Bill Moyers
White House Press Secretary for President Lyndon B. Johnson and long time PBS host.
Michael Winship
Former president of the Writers Guild of America East, Emmy Award-winning senior writer for Moyers & Company

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