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Jul 1, 2009

Wangari Maathai Nobel Laureate Podcast

Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai spoke at St. Cloud State University’s Ritsche Auditorium on January 31, 2007. She tells her story of being selected to attend a college in the United States during the John F. Kennedy administration. Maathai shares what inspired her to form the Green Belt Movement, which has helped women plant more than […]

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Jul 1, 2009

Ray Bradbury Podcast

Ray Bradbury is a classic writer whose work has spanned two centuries. Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 and the Martian Chronicles are must-reads for any student of literature. His writings range from novels to short stories to screenplays and television scripts. In recognition of his stature in the world of literature and the impact he has made, […]

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Jul 1, 2009

Greg Brown Podcast with Jo McMullen

Greg Brown has been a prolific songwriter–fans of his work know how his words can feel just right. During this interview Brown discusses his view on the war in Iraq, the changing tone of America, and his personal little record label housed in an Iowa trailer. The podcast offers a charming insight into this very […]

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Jul 1, 2009

Sarah Weddington Podcast

Sarah Weddington is an attorney, lecturer and mentor who gained world-wide fame when she and Linda Coffee represented “Jane Roe” in the landmark Roe v. Wade case before the United States Supreme Court. She was just 26 years old when the case, that legalized arbortion in the country, was first argued. Weddington is an active […]

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Jul 1, 2009

Ralph Nader Podcast

Ralph Nader holds many titles, including attorney, activist, author and candidate. Many political historians believe the staunch independent was the spoiler of the 2000 presidential elections because he got more than 97,000 votes in Florida. The Sunshine state led to a Supreme Court decision that eventually gave the keys to the White House to George […]

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Jul 1, 2009

SCSU Hunger Strike Podcast

1995 was a year filled with student activism at St. Cloud State University.  There were protests and rallies held throughout the academic year—culminating in a Hunger Strike by seven students.  Several of the striking students were members of MECHA — Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, the Council of African American Students and the Student Coalition […]

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Jul 1, 2009

Fred Eaglesmith Podcast with Wayne Bergerson

Wayne Bergerson, KVSC folk music host of 25 years, sat down with an artist he has long admired. Wayne interviews Canadian singer-songwriter Fred Eaglesmith at the 2006 Winnipeg Folk Festival. Eaglesmith hopped a western bound train as a young man and hasn’t stopped writing songs since. You can sense the connection Wayne and Fred make […]

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Jul 1, 2009

David Dondero Crispy Critics Podcast

KVSC’s Music Director, Jason Schueppert, talks to David Dondero about the troubadour’s latest release, Simple Love, Myspace, touring, and his record label, Team Love. Few songwriters have experienced and expressed the sinking depths and uplifting optimism of humanity like David Dondero, and his ability to shine a light on the human condition (his own included) […]

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Jul 1, 2009

An Unbroken Chain – Part Nine

Henry puts his life in the hands of an SS Doctor.  He describes the harrowing ordeal of surgery—and the conditions of “recovery”. A non-Jewish political prisoner befriends Henry and saves him from another death camp.  For the first time they hear the bombings from the front lines.  Hope for freedom begins, it’s April 16, 1945.

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Jun 30, 2009

Financial Crisis Forum Podcast

On October 15, 2008, a Forum on the Financial Crisis was held featuring professors King Banaian and Ming Chien Lo from the Department of Economics and Howard Bohnen and William Hudson from the Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate.

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