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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’…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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From the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, best-selling biographer Doris Kearns Goodwin, discusses her book,"The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys : an American saga." Goodwin goes behind the lace curtains of two families which gave rise to Camelot in…

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Fred Marchant, a professor emeritus in Suffolk University’s English Department and founder of the Poetry Center and Creative Writing Program, discusses his poetry, teaching, and continued involvement with the university post-retirement. He describes…

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Margaret Collins Weitz, professor emerita and former chair of Suffolk University’s Humanities and Modern Languages Department, discusses her non-traditional path into academia, her research, and her career at Suffolk. She begins with a description of…

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Ford Hall Forum featuring Nat Hentoff, a Northeastern University alumnus, former columnist, novelist, biographer, and Bill of Rights expert. Hentoff discussed current events relating to First Amendment rights in a forum entitled, “Is Any Form of…

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David Duke, a former Klu Klux Klan leader and Louisiana State Representative, discussed first amendment rights and welfare reform in a forum entitled, “An Agenda for America: David Duke on the Issues.” The forum was originally recorded on March 28…

Chairman of the Union of Concerned Scientists Henry Kendall and US Congresswoman Claudine Schneider (R-RI) look at the consequences of the warming of the earth and how it can be averted through individual and collective action.

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…

This episode combines talks given by two prominent women in politics: Barbara Jordan, a former member of Congress from Houston examines the politics of exclusion in "One Nation Indivisible: Rhetoric or Reality?" and feminist Betty Friedan traces 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…

Did media coverage of the last presidential campaign influence its outcome? NPR political correspondent Linda Wertheimer and Ellen Hume, former political reporter for The Wall Street Journal, assess press coverage of the recent election and lessons…

A discussion on apartheid by Nobel Peace Prize winner, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Afrikaner and Global Secretary of the South African Council of Churches, Reverend Beyers Naudé. The program features parts of the recordings from Naudé's 1985 forum…

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…

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…

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Pictured left to right: Dean David Sargent, Pamela Hunt, Willie J. Davis, Martin Estner

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