Also in the Chautauqua Lectures series
CL 2006 Peter Peterson "the quad deficits:why they matter and what to do about them."
Financial expert Pete Peterson talks about the looming crisis of baby boomer retirement and social security
Architect Sarah Susanko has some inovative ideas about home design.
BPs chief scientist Steven Koonin looks at the future of energy.
Historian and Martin Luther King biographer Taylor Branch talks about the civil rights movement.
Public opinion pollster Whit Ayres examines how Americans really feel about the environment.
CL 2006 Rita Moreno "the lively arts"
actress Rital Moreno reflects on her career.
CL 2006 Graham Spanier "college students today"
Penn State president Graham Spanier talks about today's college students.
CL 2006 Ruth Simmons "5th ward revisited: a perspective on inner city education today."
A university president revisits her segregated past and looks to the future.
Film critic Richard Schickel talks about tecnology and the movies.
Economics journalist Paul Solman says that China will paas the US ecomincly in this century.
Rabbi David Gordis talks about the history of Judaism in America and explains the differences between the various Jewish sects. He also discusses the value of interfaith dialog.
Timing and Cues
the program is 58:47 with no internal breaks