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Richard Chamberlain: Lessons From a Hollywood Icon

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Thu, Feb 27 2014 - 6:00pm

Richard Chamberlain, Actor; Author, Shattered Love: A Memoir Read more »

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Linda Ronstadt

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Fri, Jan 24 2014 - 7:00pm

Linda Ronstadt, Grammy Award-winning Musician; Author, Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir
In conversation with Barbara Marshman, Editorial Pages Editor, San Jose Mercury News

Co-presented with VIVAFEST! Read more »

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What is Happening to the American Media?

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Tue, Apr 25 2006

Rather, Dan 

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Twenty Years of 'Morning Edition'

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Wed, Oct 6 1999

Edwards, Bob - Host, NPR's "Morning Edition"


How Games Can Make a Better World

Jane McGonigal, Director of Game Research and Development, the Institute for the Future; Author, Reality Is Broken

Can problems like poverty and climate change by fixed through games? Visionary game designer McGonigal thinks it can. With more than 174 million gamers in the United States, McGonigal explores how we can save the world through the power of gaming. McGonigal is helping pioneer the fasting-growing genre of games that turns gameplay to achieve socially positive outcomes. Read more »


Renovating from Old to Green: A Homeowner’s Fable

Robert Emery Smith, Director of Technology Services, Human Sciences and Technologies Advanced Research Institute, Stanford; Video Engineer Read more »


The Darwin Awards

Wendy Northcutt, Author, The Darwin Awards Series
In conversation with Mike Sugerman, Reporter, CBS-5 and KCBS All News 740-AM Read more »


Ending the Illegal Trade in Wildlife (3/17/09)

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Bo Derek, Board Member, WildAid; President, Bless the Beasts; Actress, 10
Peter Knights, Executive Director and Co-founder, WildAid Read more »


Ocean Adventures: Call of the Killer Whale (4/16/09)

Jean-Michel Cousteau, Explorer; Environmentalist; Educator; Producer

“I’ve always said, if you protect the ocean, you protect yourself,” says Cousteau. The son of Jacques travels to the most extreme locations on Earth, combining science with storytelling, to reveal how the ocean is connected with our own lives. His "Ocean Adventures" series and killer whale documentary bring to light the threats to sea life because of human activity, and ways we can protect these important creatures. Read more »


Joe Kennedy: The Man Behind the Myth (4/17/09)

Cari Beauchamp, Author, Joseph P. Kennedy Presents: His Hollywood Years

Though remembered more for his role in politics and for the famous children he fathered, Joe Kennedy was once hailed as the “coming Napoleon of the movie business.” From running three studios to his famous affair with Gloria Swanson, Kennedy completely immersed himself in Hollywood before leaving abruptly, with millions of dollars. Beauchamp shares her extensive research on a Kennedy presence outside of politics. Read more »

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