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Forum discusses the life and legacy of novelist Saul Bellow.
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Forum discusses the book 'Teachers Have It Easy,' about the work teachers do and the pay they receive.
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Forum discusses Democratic plans to select a candidate for the fall gubernatorial election.
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Forum discusses police accountability in light of a recent series on police use of force in the San Francisco Chronicle.
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The program discusses the legal ruling protecting the Delta smelt that led to the state's shutting down Delta diversion pumps.
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In the second hour of this special two-hour broadcast, Forum assesses strategies for survival and recovery.
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Forum looks at the field of Artificial Intelligence.
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Forum discusses the global environment with environmental policy expert, James Gustave Speth.
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Forum reviews the best and worst of this summer's films.
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Journalist and UC-Berkeley School of Journalism professor Mark Danner joins Forum to discuss his forthcoming book "The Secret Way To War: The Downing Street Memo and the Iraq War's Buried History."
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Forum concludes its three part series on juvenile justice with a look at prevention and intervention programs available to at-risk youth, as well as alternatives to incarceration.
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Forum speaks with poet Adrienne Rich.
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Following the admission of Pakistan's chief nuclear scientist that he leaked nuclear secrets to Libya, North Korea and Iran, Forum discusses the question of nuclear safety worldwide.
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Ruben Martinez discusses his book 'Crossing Over: A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail.'
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The San Jose Repertory celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, starting with the premiere of a new, home-grown musical: 'The Haunting of Winchester.'
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Forum discusses Iran's nuclear future and the attempts by other countries to influence it.
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Forum has a conversation with Michael Beschloss, author of 'The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman, and the Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1941-1945.'
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Forum looks at the future of the California Coastal Commission in the wake of a recent state appeals court decision, which upheld a lower court ruling that the commission is unconstitutional.
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Forum discusses changes in public school enrollments and the budgetary, racial and demographic factors that lead to them.
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Forum discusses a proposal to post letter grades in windows of San Francisco restaurants based on the cleanliness of the establishment.
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Forum discusses an outreach project that brings Bay Area families together through the creation of art. W. Oakland on Display African-American Museum and Library at OaklandApril 27th, 2006 – May 27th, 2006659 14th St, Oakland100 Families: Art and Social Change - culmination of all works: Oakland Museum of California January 20, 2007 - April 22,…
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Forum takes a look at 14 years of San Francisco's Noise Pop Music Festival, as well as what it takes to make it as an indie band in today's music industry. Noise Pop kicks off today.
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Forum takes your calls and concerns on current issues and topics of interest.
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Forum talks about the political fortunes of the Democratic party.
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Forum welcomes political commentator Bill Press, former chair of the California Democratic Party.
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Michael Krasny talks to author Francine Prose. She is the author of many books, including 'Blue Angel,' 'Household Saints,' and 'Guided Tours of Hell: Novellas.' Her latest book is 'The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women and the Artists They Inspired.' (recorded on October 10, 2002)
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Forum looks at the latest developments in hormone replacement therapy and the benefits and risks in light of a new federal study.
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Forum discusses the U.S. Navy's low-frequency sonar system and its potential impact on marine mammals. (Pre-recorded)
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Forum takes a look at the state of San Francisco's non-profit health and human service providers.
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Jack Kornfield discusses forgiveness, loving, kindness, and peace. He is the founder of Insight Meditation Society and of Spirit Rock Center, as well as the author of 'A Path With Heart' and 'After the Ecstasy, the Laundry.'
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Forum discusses the immigration reform bill currently being debated in the U.S. Senate.
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Forum assesses the recent survey of the '100 Best Companies.' What makes a company good, and why?
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Michael Krasny talks to Jamie Court about corporate power and personal freedom.
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The program welcomes Paul Rusesabagina, whose actions during the Rwandan genocide inspired the film "Hotel Rwanda." Rusesabagina's autobiography, "An Ordinary Man," came out in 2006.
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Forum discusses the impact of the Federal Reserve's decision to leave interest rates unchanged.
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Forum assesses the energy situation in California: policies, prices, economics, and consumption.
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Dave Iverson discusses the past, present and future of Islam with author Reza Aslan.
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Forum with Friday host Angie Coiro Forum assesses the Bay Area's emergency response network in light of the terrorist attacks on the East Coast. What plans are in place to prevent or address similar acts of terrorism here?
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Forum talks about the history and future of psychiatric drugs with Samuel Barondes, author of 'Better Than Prozac.'
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An Assessment of medical mistakes with "Internal Bleeding" author Robert M. Wachter, M.D.
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Forum discusses President Bush's speech from Monday night seeking support for a resolution authorizing military action against Iraq.
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With the recent focus in American cinema on social and political issues, Forum explores political films' effect on culture and what they portend for the political landscape.
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Forum talks with author Max Boot about how technology has transformed warfare and, in turn, human history. His new book is "War Made New: Technology, Warfare and the Course of History, 1500 to Today."
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This segment assesses the state of marriage - the history, the future and the purpose.
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The program talks with Judith Stone about memory, social construction of race and the challenges of apartheid in South Africa. Stone is the author of the book "When She Was White."
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Forum talks with Eric Schlosser, author of 'Reefer Madness: Sex, Drugs, and Cheap Labor in the American Black Market.'
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The joys and jeopardy of love, intimacy, and sexuality, and what St. Valentine (and even fruit flies) "got to do with it."
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Forum explores the state of California's parole system.
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Forum examines the American occupation of Iraq and discusses the role of the U.S. military there.
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Dave Iverson discusses 'Freakonomics' -- the hidden side of everything -- with economist Steve Levitt and journalist Stephen Dubner.
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Forum examines the art of adaptation. What are the challenges of taking a story from one medium to another, and what counts as a successful adaptation?
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Forum discusses journalism awards, from the Casey Award to the Pulitzer Prize. What are the stories that get recognized and what is the value of awarding them?
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Forum takes a look at the Farm Security Act the U.S. Senate is voting on this week and how it will affect California's agricultural industry.
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Michael Krasny discusses the book "Black Dahlia," by author James Ellroy as part of the California Reading book club of the airwaves.
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Forum discusses the results from yesterday's statewide and local elections.
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Forum discusses the results of Tuesday's election, focusing this hour on California's statewide offices and ballot measures.
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The show discusses randomness, probability and evidence with philosopher Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of "Fooled by Randomness" and, most recently, "The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable."
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Forum talks to Bay Area residents of Middle Eastern descent about the war in Iraq.
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What do the objects we own, or hope to own, say about us? Forum looks at how material objects and possessions affect our lives and identities, and the effect they have on contemporary art.
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Forum discusses the news media's coverage of Iraq.
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Forum takes a look at the neural theory of language with Jerome Feldman, author of "From Molecule to Metaphor: A Neural Theory of Language."
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Forum discusses Proposition 47, which would authorize the state to issue $13.5 billion in bonds to upgrade public schools.
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How urgent is the problem of global warming, and can it be reversed? Forum discusses the effect of greenhouse emissions with scientist James Lovelock.
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Forum talks with veteran San Francisco Symphony choral conductor Vance George.
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Forum has a conversation with Grace Paley on writing. Paley, an author, activist, and feminist, is one of the country's most admired short story writers. (Pre-recorded.)
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Guest host Penny Nelson talks to musician and Brazilian Minister of Culture Gilberto Gil.
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In light of recent news about the breast cancer drug Herceptin, Forum discusses the current advancements and challenges in cancer research, funding, prevention, diagnosis, and other treatment options.
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Forum talks with historian Garry Wills about the meaning of the teachings of Jesus. Wills' books include "Papal Sin," "Why I am a Catholic" and the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Lincoln at Gettysburg." His most recent book is "What Jesus Meant."
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Forum talks about the Papacy of John Paul II.
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Forum meets some of the Democratic candidates in California's gubernatorial primary.
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Forum takes a look at the U.S. government's efforts to woo public opinion in the Arab and Muslim world.
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From our Sacramento studios, Forum assesses cultural definitions of sanity with psychoanalyst Adam Phillips.
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Forum hosts an open hour to discuss Colin Powell's speech today to the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations committee and other recent developments in the Iraq situation.
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