Archive of Speaking Freely

- Speaking Freely - Ben Woolf

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Dennis speaks to Ben Woolf

- Speaking Freely - 20141015-Amalia Nash

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1pm: Amalie Nash, an award-winning Michigan journalist, is the new editor and vice president for audience engagement for The Des Moines Register and DesMoinesRegister.com

Nash has spent the past three years at the Detroit Free Press as assistant managing editor for metro-state news. For the past 15 months,

Nash also has coordinated the Gannett Michigan network of news sites, which includes six newspapers and one TV station.

 

- Speaking Freely - 2014-Donna Cleveland

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Dennis interviews Donna Cleveland

- Speaking Freely - 20141014-Jeff Shipley

28:40 minutes (39.37 MB) Stereo 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

Dennis speaks with Jeff Shipley

- 20141007-Ron Turner - 2014

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Interview-Ron Turner

- Speaking Freely - 20141006-Richard Blakley

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Interview with Richard Blakley

- Speaking Freely - 20140930-Phil Tomlinson

29:59 minutes (41.17 MB) Stereo 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

Dennis Speaks with Phillip Tomlinson

- Speaking Freely - Engel-20140722

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- Speaking Freely - ALNOOR LADHA

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Dr. Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee is a Sufi Teacher, author, and lecturer. He has lectured worldwide and been a guest on many TV and radio talk shows including the Oprah Winfrey Show.

Swami Tyagananda is a Hindu monk of the Ramakrishna Order. He is currently the head of the Vedanta Society in Boston and the Hindu Chaplain for Harvard and MIT.

- Speaking Freely - Brent Roske

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Brent Roske is an Emmy nominated writer, producer, and director. He is currently putting on an original play, Lincoln's Last Interview which will be performed in the Capital Building in Des Moines on August 23. Mr Roske is also working on a film called "Chasing the Hill" starring Richard Schiff and Robin Weigert.

Engel is a Brooklyn based artist originally from Haiti who is the subject of the soon to be released documentary, "Someway, Somehow." A Swedish artist recently painted a portrait of Engel which last month was featured at the National Portrait Museum in London, England.  http://vimeo.com/30752622

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Speaking Freely continues its series on survivors of the Holocaust, being done in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.

Dennis speaks with Andrew Hollinger, Director of Communications at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum.

A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. Federal support guarantees the Museum’s permanent place on the National Mall, and its far-reaching educational programs and global impact are made possible by generous donors.

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Speaking Freely continues its series on survivors of the holocaust, being done in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.

Estelle Laughlin was born in Warsaw, Poland, on July 9, 1929 to Michla and Samek Wakszlak. Estelle also had an older sister, Freda, who was born in January 1928. Her lasest book is called "Transcending Darkness."

- Speaking Freely - 20140703 - Jacqueline Mendels Birn

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Speaking Freely continues its series on survivors of the Holocaust, being done in collaboration with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.

Jacqueline was born on April 23, 1935 in Paris, France. Her father, Frits, ran a food import-export business and her mother, Ellen, took care of Jacqueline and her older sister, Manuela.

Jacqueline had a normal childhood before the outbreak of the war in 1939, but everything changed in May 1940 when Germany invaded France.  Click here for full bio.

- Speaking Freely - 20140618 - Marcel Drimer

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Speaking Freely is joined with Marcel Drimer, a holocaust survivor.

- Speaking Freely - 20140617 - Steven Fenves

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Speaking Freely continues its Holocaust memorial programming with Steven Fenves.

- Speaking Freely - 20140617 - Julius Menn

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Speaking Freely continues its Holocaust memorial programming with Julius Menn.

- Speaking Freely - 20140617 - Dora Klayman

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Speaking Freely continues its Holocaust memorial programming with Dora Klayman.

- Speaking Freely - 20140616 - Ed Petersen Jr

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Speaking Freely talks to Ed Petersen Jr about his work in Ireland.

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Halina Peabody was born December 12, 1932 to a liberal Jewish family in Krakow, Poland. Her father was a dentist, her mother was a champion swimmer. She was the eldest of two daughters.

Halina was living in Zaleszczyki, Poland. Germany and Russia split Poland 1939. The area of Zaleszczyki, became part of Russia. Just before the invasion her father crossed over to Romania with other refugees. He later tried to return to his family but he was caught by the Russians and accused of being a spy, sentenced to twenty years hard labor and shipped off to Siberia. The Germans entered the area in 1941.

Dennis Raimondi talks with her about her experiences surviving the years of turmoil and torment.

- Speaking Freely - 20140613 - Johanna Newman

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Dennis interviews Johanna Neuman on The Holocaust

- Speaking Freely - 20140613 - Louise Lawrence Israels

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Louise Lawrence Israels is a holocaust survivor. During the German occupation of the Netherlands, Louise and her family spent three years hiding in an attic apartment in Amsterdam. This interview is part of Speaking Freely's series on holocaust survivors being done in collaboration with the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC.

- Speaking Freely - 20140613 - Rekha Basu

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Rekha Basu is an opinion columnist for the Des Moines Register. She also appears weekly on the "Rekha's Voice" segment on KCWI TV. Her colunns cover politics, culture, human rights, and social justice.

 

 

- Speaking Freely - 20140610 - Brian Morrow

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Brian Morrow is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Shark Pig in Los Angeles, CA. He is currently producing a film on the life of film director Hal Ashby.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hal_Ashby

- Speaking Freely - 20140610 - Jimi Petula

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Jimi Petula is an American filmmaker, entrepreneur and educator who is known for his Mentor/Apprentice approach to learning. He is the founder and CEO of RRF, Inc., which offers mentor based courses in film, recording, and radio.

- Speaking Freely - 20140603 - Rob Stowe

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Speaking Freely sits down with Rob Stowe, of Harvard, to discuss climate change and what needs to happen to fix it.

- Speaking Freely - 20140527

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Edgar Barens is the director and producer of the Academy Award nominated documentary film, Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall. the film follows the final months in the life of a terminally ill prisoner and the hospice volunteers, they themselves prisoners, who care for him.

 

 

- Speaking Freely - 2014

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- Speaking Freely - 20140513 - Bernie Sanders

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Sen Bernie Sanders1:30pm | Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, one of the country's leading progressives, is the longest serving independent member of Congress in American history. He will be the main dinner speaker on May 17 in Clinton, Iowa at the “Hall of Fame Dinner for 2014″ hosted by the Clinton County Democrats.

There will be a pre-dinner social hour with Congressman Dave Loebsack and Senator Jack Hatch, followed by dinner and a keynote address by Senator Sanders.

To obtain tickets online, click here, or contact Jean Pardee at 242-8111 or jmpardee@mchsi.com

- Speaking Freely - 20140513 - Dan Kane

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Speaking Freely talks with Dan Kane.

- Speaking Freely - 2014 - Mike Ragogna

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Speakinking Freely talks to Mike Ragogna about music.

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