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Transcript of an audio address delivered by honoree Angelou at the Ford Hall Forum First Amendment Award, titled "The Responsibility to Speak for Freedom’s Sake."

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Transcript of an audio address delivered at the Ford Hall Forum by Paul Hawken and Steve Curwood. Talk titled "Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Movement in the World Came into Being, and Why No One Saw it Coming."

Transcript of an audio address delivered at the Ford Hall Forum by Garrison Keillor, titled "Pontoon: a Lake Wobegon Story."

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Transcript of an audio address delivered at the Ford Hall Forum by Garrison Keillor, titled "Pontoon: a Lake Wobegon Story."

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Transcript of an audio address delivered at the Ford Hall Forum by author Sarah Vowell, titled "Assassination Vacation."

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Transcript of a forum by David McCullough, the noted historian and host of PBS' "The American Experience," which reveals the warmth and wisdom of one of the least known US Presidents, Harry S. Truman. Using anecdotes, letters and personal histories,…

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Transcript of a forum featuring Former First Lady Betty Ford who shares experiences from her battle with drug and alcoholic addiction. Speaking frankly about her own recovery, Mrs. Ford emphasizes the role that families can play in the "joy of…

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Transcript of audio from address delivered at the Ford Hall Forum by Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in 3/24/1963 entitled "Desegregation and the Future." The top of the transcription includes the following note: "This event took place three…

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Transcript of audio from address delivered at the Ford Hall Forum by Malcolm X on October 6, 1963. Lecture entitled "God's Solution to America's Race Problem."

The New American Gazette marks the 40th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (December 10th) with a special program on hope and healing in a world of horror. Chilean political exile and torture victim Veronica DeNegri provides a…

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Stokely Carmichael, a leader in the civil rights struggle and chairman of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, appeared at Boston's Ford Hall Forum in 1966 advocating for the Black Power movement as a means to reclaim Black Americans’…

In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, THE NEW AMERICAN GAZETTE presents acclaimed Irish poet Seamus Heaney in a program that resonates with the sound of poetry. Mr. Heaney introduces listeners to the craft of the poet and reads works by some of his…

This episode of the New American Gazette features the remarks of Sandra Day O'Connor and Mary E. King at the Conference on Women and the Constitution. It was convened by former First Ladies Betty Ford, Pat Nixon, Rosalyn Carter and Lady Bird Johnson…

Fours students involved in the demonstrations for democratic reform in China discuss the future of the movement after the government crackdown in Tiananmen Square. Shen Tong and Yasheng Huang deliver first hand accounts of the events at Tiananmen…

Two Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonists, Paul Szep of The Boston Globe and Mike Peters of The Dayton Daily News, examine the ungentle art of satire and discuss their work in today's world: where to find inspiration, how to choose a target…

Mubarak Awad, a leader of the Palestinian non-violent human rights movement, spoke at the Ford Hall Forum about the Palestinian resistance to the occupation of the West Bank and suggests new initiatives to the seemingly intractable problems of the…

Mitchell Kapor, the one-time teacher of transcendental meditation who became Founder and President of Lotus Development Corporation, surveys the future of technology and its implications for our society. Recorded at the Ford Hall Forum on 4/16/1989…

Charismatic writer, poet and lecturer Maya Angelou addresses the value of the First Amendment with story, song and spirit. The best-selling author of I Know why the Caged Bird Sings reflects on the responsibility to speak for freedom's sake, in this…

Children's Defense Fund founder Marian Wright Edelman describes the state of childhood in America, where one quarter of our nation's children live below the poverty line. Challenging the richest nation in the world to reexamine its spending…

The New American Gazette visits the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington through the eyes, ears and hearts of its visitors. Laura Palmer, author of Shrapnel in the Heart, discusses her evocative, heart-wrenching collection of more than 100 letters…

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Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger reviews domestic affairs and world events with former President Gerald Ford. They discuss U.S. foreign policy, issues facing the Soviet Union, and the situation of reform in…
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