Friday, November 15, 2013
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Missed a forum? Curious about that speaker your friends keep talking about? Have a favorite speaker whose message continually inspires you? You’re in luck – all of our past forums are here.
Sean Decatur answers the question of whether or not there is a future for liberal arts education with a definitive yes. He says most employers are more concerned with critical thinking and communication skills than with what someone's undergraduate major was, and that those are things that Kenyon imparts. President Decatur also discusses student loan debt, saying while it is...
Friday, September 15, 1978, 12:00 p.m.
Joseph Califano, the 12th U.S. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare under President Jimmy Carter, initiated the crusade against smoking. His relentless anti-smoking, anti-tobacco industry activism ultimately led to his firing by President Carter in 1979.
Friday, April 28, 1978, 12:00 p.m.
Dr. Barry Commoner, biologist, teacher and environmentalist, speaks on the topic of solar energy, elaborating upon the logistics of who pays for solar innovation and who benefits from the instillation of solar technology. Dr. Commoner argues that an investment in...
Monday, January 30, 1978, 12:00 p.m.
Russell Means, Oglala Lakota activist for the rights of Native American people and film actor, challenges the modern conception of "how the west was won" by detailed the annihilation of the Native American people in 19th century America.
Friday, March 18, 1977, 12:00 p.m.
Anthony Downs, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, addresses the audience at the City Club Forum on the topic of urban crisis as part 5 in a series: 'Challenges and Opportunities Facing the City of Cleveland.' Downs discusses issues...
Friday, April 09, 1976, 12:00 p.m.
Jimmy Carter, Governor of Georgia, speaks to the City Club as a Democratic Presidential Candidate. Carter discusses campaign strategy, his plans to restructure of the executive branch, and social mobility. Using his credentials as a businessman, Carter defends his preparedness...
Friday, November 14, 1975, 12:00 p.m.
President of American Federation of Teachers and education reform activist Albert H. Shanker discusses the unionization of teachers and the involvement of teachers in political activity. Shanker advocates to use the surplus of teachers to create smaller class sizes and...
Friday, June 27, 1975, 12:00 p.m.
Congressman Louis Stokes, the first African-American Congressman in the state of Ohio, speaks on President Ford and the Democratic Congress, specifically about President Ford's large number of vetoes and the attempt to override these vetoes. Click here to listen to...
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