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This week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF JUNE 29, 2015

Monday, June 29 – DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Fritz Klein, Abraham Lincoln Interpreter “The Last Full Measure” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesday, June 30 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Hand Transplant, DNA, and a Backwards Heart” Stories by Janna Levin, Kodi Azari, and Eric S. Lander; hosted by Jay Allison

Wednesday, July 1 – RADIOLAB – “Black Box”

Thursday, July 2 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Social Scientist and best-selling author Charles Murray, author of “Real Education: Four Simple Truths for Bringing America’s Schools Back to Reality”

Friday, July 3 – Special Program: “The Capitol Steps: Politics Takes a Holiday”

Last week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF JUNE 22, 2015

Monday, June 22 – CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Michael Bryant, Associate Professor in the Department of History and Social Sciences at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island, and author of “Confronting the ‘Good Death’: Nazi Euthanasia on Trial, 1945-53” “Eyewitness to Genocide: The Operation Reinhard Death Camp Trials, 1955-1966” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesday, June 23 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Fathers” Stories by Andrew Postman, Boris Timanovsky, Annalise Raziq and Dori Samadzai Bonner; hosted by Jay Allison

Wednesday, June 24 – RADIOLAB – “Time”

Thursday, June 25 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Rebecca Katz, author of “One Bite at a Time”; and Mollie Katzen, author of “The Heart of the Plate” and “The Moosewood Cookbook” “An Evening of Culinary Delight”

Friday, June 26 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – Matt Walker

Archived editions of past Monday Noon Forums can be found below...

DURHAM MUSEUM LECTURE – Fritz Klein, Abraham Lincoln Interpreter “The Last Full Measure”

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY LECTURE – Michael Bryant, Associate Professor in the Department of History and Social Sciences at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island, and author of “Confronting the ‘Good Death’: Nazi Euthanasia on Trial, 1945-53” “Eyewitness to Genocide: The Operation Reinhard Death Camp Trials, 1955-1966”

COLLEGE OF SAINT MARY GREAT CONVERSATIONS LECTURE – Alex Kava, College of Saint Mary Alumna, and New York Times and International Best-Selling author of the Maggie O’Dell and Ryder Creed books, including “Stranded”, “The Soul Catcher”, and “Fireproof” “This Is What I Know”

METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LECTURE – Joe Starita, Associate Professor in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln “I Am A Man: Chief Standing Bear’s Journey for Justice”

CENTER FOR FAITH STUDIES LECTURE – Tunette Powell, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Truth Heals, and author of “From Daddyless to Destiny: Finding Freedom in Your Story”, “The Other Woman”, and a fourth-grade history book for the Omaha Public Schools “The Truth Heals: One Woman’s Journey to Wholeness”

LUTHERAN FAMILY SERVICES AT EASE LUNCHEON – Col. Lee Ellis (Ret.), highly-decorated veteran of the war in Vietnam

Omaha Press Club, 5/18/15

May 18, 2015

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – Nebraska Second District Congressman, Democrat Brad Ashford “First Ninety Days in Office”

CREIGHTON UNIVERSTIY LECTURE – THE 17TH ANNUAL LAWLER LECTURE IN THEOLOGY – John Kenney, Professor of Religious Studies at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont, and author of “Contemplation and Classical Christianity: A Study in Augustine” “The Mysticism of Saint Augustine”

PATRIOTIC PRODUCTIONS LECTURE – David Clarke, Sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, and regular commentator for the Fox News Network ”Protectors of Freedom”

METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE LECTURE – Sybil Rosado, Professor of Social Science and Coordinator of Sociology at Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina “Nappy Hair in the Diaspora: Exploring the Meaning of Hair Among Women of African Descent”

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