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This week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF JULY 27 2015

Monday, July 27 – CENTER FOR FAITH STUDIES LECTURE – Deborah Grassman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Opus Peace, formerly a mental health Nurse Practitioner with the Department of Veterans Affairs, and author of “Peace at Last” and “The Hero Within” “Vietnam: Untold Stories at the End of Life” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesdsay, July 28 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Camp, Cars, Cockroaches, and the Kremlin” Stories by Meg Wolitzer, Adam Gopnik, Matthew Dicks and Andrew Solomon; hosted by Catherine Burns

Wednesday, July 29 – RADIOLAB – “Tell-Tale Hearts”

Thursday, July 30 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Former Secretary of State George Shultz and former Ambassador James Goodby, authors of “The War that Should Never Be Fought”

Friday, July 31 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – E. L. Doctorow

Last week on Noon Forum:

WEEK OF JULY 20, 2015

Monday, July 20 – OMAHA TOWN HALL LECTURE – Howie Franklin, former Chief Steward who served five American Presidents on Air Force One, President of the North Carolina Airport Association, Director of the Brunswick County Airport in southeastern North Carolina, and author of “Yes Sir! Mr. President” (CDs and transcripts NOT available)

Tuesday, July 21 – THE MOTH RADIO HOUR – “Epilepsy, Roast Beef and Adoption” Stories by Adam Wade, Peter Aguero, Susan Kent and Steven Puente; hosted by George Dawes Green

Wednesday, July 22 – RADIOLAB – “Sperm”

Thursday, July 23 – COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA – Ken Walsh, Congressional Correspondent with U. S. News and World Report since 1984

Friday, July 24 – CITY ARTS AND LECTURES – Nora Volkow

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

CENTER FOR FAITH STUDIES LECTURE – Deborah Grassman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Opus Peace, formerly a mental health Nurse Practitioner with the Department of Veterans Affairs, and author of “Peace at Last” and “The Hero Within” “Vietnam: Untold Stories at the End of Life”

OMAHA TOWN HALL LECTURE – Howie Franklin, former Chief Steward who served five American Presidents on Air Force One, President of the North Carolina Airport Association, Director of the Brunswick County Airport in southeastern North Carolina, and author of “Yes Sir! Mr. President”

Omaha Press Club, 7/13/15

Jul 13, 2015

OMAHA PRESS CLUB – James Kimble, Associate Professor of Communications and the Arts at Seton Hall University, Book Review Editor for Presidential Studies Quarterly, and author of “Prairie Forge: The Extraordinary Story of the Nebraska Scrap Metal Drive of World War II” “Scrapper-in-Chief: How Henry Doorly Unified a State and Helped Win a War”

FILM STREAMS DISCUSSION – Film: World Peace and Other Fourth-Grade Achievements.  Panel: Debora Wisneski, John Langan Professor of Early Childhood Education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Spielbound Board Member; Michael Fryda, Science Teacher at Westside High School and Spielbound Teacher Outreach Coordinator.  Moderator: Kaleb Michaud, Spielbound Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Assistant Professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Co-Director of the Arthritis Research Center Foundation

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

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