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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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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 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 discusses the search for an HIV vaccine and asks why there still isn't one after all these years.
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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 takes a look at the U.S. government's efforts to woo public opinion in the Arab and Muslim world.
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Dave Iverson discusses the past, present and future of Islam with author Reza Aslan.
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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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Forum discusses the physical, political, and professional challenges faced by journalists reporting from war zones around the world.
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Angie Coiro and guests discuss new theories of human evolution. What do recent fossil finds tell us about our ancestors?
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Forum discusses the news media's coverage of Iraq.
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Forum discusses the future of the airline industry in light of economic downturn, war, SARS, the failure of major airlines, and low-cost competitors gaining market share.
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Forum discusses the immigration reform bill currently being debated in the U.S. Senate.
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Forum discusses the tensions that can arise when sports team owners propose moving franchises from their host cities.
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Forum discusses Saturday's space shuttle disaster and what it means for the future of the United States space program.
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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 hosts a roundtable discussion with the candidates for California Lieutenant Governor.
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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 discusses the way California's gubernatorial recall is portrayed in the media.
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Forum reviews the best and worst of this summer's films.
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Forum discusses Democratic plans to select a candidate for the fall gubernatorial election.
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The show presents a discussion of the wine industry following the passing of Ernest Gallo, who helped define the business.
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Forum discusses a proposal to institute a fee to drive into San Francisco's city center to reduce congestion.
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Forum discusses the upcoming season's films -- what's out and what's to come -- with Peter Hartlaub, pop culture critic for the San Francisco Chronicle.
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Forum talks to Bay Area residents of Middle Eastern descent about the war in Iraq.
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Forum discusses the impact of the Federal Reserve's decision to leave interest rates unchanged.
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This segment assesses the state of marriage - the history, the future and the purpose.
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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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Forum talks with chef Jacques Pepin about his new memoir 'The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen.'
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The program assesses the recent approval of a ban on plastic grocery bags in San Francisco which, if the Mayor Gavin Newsom endorses it, will make San Francisco the first U.S. city to adopt such a rule.
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Friday Forum discusses interactive theater.
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Forum has an open hour with listeners' contributions on the status and trends towards simple living and simplifying your lives.
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As part of its ongoing primary election coverage, Forum discusses the responsibilities and duties of the office of the California Attorney General, and talks to candidate Rocky Delgadillo.
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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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An Assessment of medical mistakes with "Internal Bleeding" author Robert M. Wachter, M.D.
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Forum takes a look at California politics and discusses new candidate recruitment, campaign training, voter mobilization initiatives, term limits, and beyond.
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Forum examines the results of the recent report from the National Assessment of Adult Literacy and what the findings mean for adult literacy in the 21st century.
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Forum assesses the local and federal smallpox emergency plans, current vaccine studies, and the history of both the disease and the vaccine.
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Forum talks with radio broadcast legends.
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Forum continues its election coverage with a roundtable discussion featuring candidates for California state controller.
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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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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 talks to astrobiologists about the latest developments in the search for the origins of life on Mars, as the second biennial Astrobiology Science Conference gets underway at NASA Ames.
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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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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 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 a proposal to post letter grades in windows of San Francisco restaurants based on the cleanliness of the establishment.
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Michael Krasny talks to historian Robert Service author of a new biography of Stalin.
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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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The program highlights the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, which raises current issues facing the community including men who identify as heterosexual but engage privately in homosexual behavior.
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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 welcomes author and psychotherapist Dr. Irvin Yalom. His latest book, 'The Schopenhauer Cure,' is a novel about group therapy.
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Friday Forum talks about disaster recovery in light of the Southern California fires.
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Forum discusses the legacy of war in Vietnam on the country's art culture, 30 years after the end of U.S. involvement.
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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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Michael Krasny talks to Nigerian author Chris Abani. His most recent book is the novel "Graceland." (First aired May 31, 2004)
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Forum discusses the life and legacy of novelist Saul Bellow.
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Forum discusses SB1613, recently passed by the California Legislature, which governs the use of mobile phones while driving.
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Forum assesses the energy situation in California: policies, prices, economics, and consumption.
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An examination of the increase in gas prices in California and the nation.
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A discussion with Molly Ivins.
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Ruben Martinez discusses his book 'Crossing Over: A Mexican Family on the Migrant Trail.'
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Following allegations of cover-ups and corruption within the state prison system at this week's legislative hearings, Forum takes a look inside the California correctional system.
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Forum discusses the life and music of John Coltrane, and the upcoming SF Jazz Collective's Coltrane Project.
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Michael Krasny talks to Jamie Court about corporate power and personal freedom.
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Forum discusses the media with Matthew Felling, media director of the Center for Media and Public Affairs.
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The program discusses the theft, destruction and survival of European art during World War II. The film "The Rape of Europa" opens in the Bay Area on Friday.
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Forum speaks with poet Adrienne Rich.
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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 discusses proposed legislation regarding changes to pesticide regulation under the Endangered Species Act.
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Forum discusses the economic health of the Bay Area's food banks this holiday season.
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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 takes a look at the science and politics of climate change.
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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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Forum discusses uterine fibroids and the health risks for women.
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