Archive of Speaking Freely

- Speaking Freely - 20100427 - Neil Cunningham

28:23 minutes (25.99 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Neil Cunningham is an American actor who has appeared in numerous movies. Among them: The Taking of Pelham 1,-2-3, Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Sweet Dreams, Alice's Restaurant, On the Brink, and One Across the Ground. He most recent role was in the HBO movie, You Don't Know Jack. Directed by Barry Levinson and starring Al Pacino the film is about Dr. Kevorkian.

- Speaking Freely - 20100420 - Ed Petersen

29:54 minutes (27.38 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Mr. Ed Petersen is a former agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. During his time with the Bureau, Mr. Petersen investigated a wide range of federal violations including general criminal matters, international and domestic terrorism, and foreign counter intelligence. He has also served as the director of security for major league baseball. Mr. Petersen is currently one of the directors of Buckley Petersen Global, a private investigative and consulting company

- Speaking Freely - 20091020 - Eben Lazarus

30:08 minutes (27.59 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Eben Lazarus is a third year economics major at the University of Pennsylvania. He was recently an intern at the DC think tank, the Center for Global Development. Eben is currently in Senegal, studying the economics of the region. He will then go to Mekhe, Senegal to work with a microfinance company. Eben will be speaking to us live from Senegal.

- Speaking Freely - 20091124 - Devana De La Puente Forte

28:24 minutes (26.01 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Ms. De La Puente-Forte, a graduate of Maharishi University of Management, is a humanitarian aid worker whose focus is Women's rights. Ms. De La Puente-Forte began her work in Calcutta working on an HIV & AIDS project. She also worked in Bangladesh where she founded a project to help adolescent girls who were the victims of early marriage. She then went to Honduras where she worked for the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM). Devanna has worked in Darfur with the International Rescue Committee, as the Gender Based Violence program manager.

- Speaking Freely - David Stacey

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- Speaking Freely - David Stacey

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- Speaking Freely - 20091117 - David Lynch

17:45 minutes (24.38 MB) Mono 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

DAVID LYNCH - David Lynch is an award-winning director, writer, and producer. His work includes Eraserhead, Elephant Man, Wild at Heart, Twin Peaks, Blue Velvet, Lost Highway, Straight Story, Mulholland Drive, and INLAND EMPIRE. His latest book Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity.

Mr. Lynch is founder and chairman of the Board of Trustees of the David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and World Peace. http://www.davidlynchfoundation.org/

- Speaking Freely - 20091110 - Alise DeCarterey

22:46 minutes (20.85 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

- Speaking Freely - Richard Lazarus

26:32 minutes (24.29 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Richard Lazarus is a professor of law at Georgetown University. He also serves as the Faculty Director of the Supreme Court Institute. Professor Lazarus has worked for the U.S. Department of Justice in both the Environment and Natural Resources Division and the Solicitor General's Office. He is one of America's leading attorneys in the area of environmental law and is the author of the book, The Making of Environmental Law.

- Speaking Freely - 20091103 - Richard Lazarus

26:32 minutes (24.29 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

- Speaking Freely - Jonathan Freeman

29:44 minutes (27.23 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Jonathan Freeman joined the US Army and in 2005 deployed to Taji, Iraq as an Artillery Officer attached to an Armor Company. He deployed again to Iraq in February 2007 to train an Iraqi Army unit. He left active duty in April with the rank of Captain. In June of 2008, he joined the Obama for America campaign as the Deputy Director of Veterans and Military Families Outreach. Since then, Jonathan has been working for the Obama Administration at the Pentagon as the Deputy White House Liaison.

- Speaking Freely - 20091020 - Jonathan Freeman

29:44 minutes (27.23 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Jonathan Freeman joined the US Army and in 2005 deployed to Taji, Iraq as an Artillery Officer attached to an Armor Company. He deployed again to Iraq in February 2007 to train an Iraqi Army unit. He left active duty in April with the rank of Captain. In June of 2008, he joined the Obama for America campaign as the Deputy Director of Veterans and Military Families Outreach. Since then, Jonathan has been working for the Obama Administration at the Pentagon as the Deputy White House Liaison.

- Speaking Freely - 20091013 - Rev. Irene Monroe

30:16 minutes (27.71 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Reverend Irene Monroe is the Coordinator of the African American Roundtable of the Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry at the Pacific School of Religion, a Huffington Post blogger, and a syndicated religion columnist. Reverend Monroe is a graduate of Wellesley College and Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University, and served as a pastor at an African-American church before coming to Harvard Divinity School for her doctorate as a Ford Fellow. Monroe has been profiled in O, Oprah Magazine. http://www.irenemonroe.com

- Speaking Freely - Timothy McCarthy

28:36 minutes (26.19 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Timothy Patrick McCarthy is a Lecturer on History and Literature, Adjunct Lecturer on Public Policy, and Director of the Human Rights and Social Movements Program at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard University's Kennedy School. Dr. McCarthy's research agenda focuses on the relationship between human rights and social movements in three main areas: race relations and civil rights; LGBT politics, policy, and advocacy; and modern-day slavery and human trafficking.

- Speaking Freely - 20091006 - Tim McCarthy

28:36 minutes (26.19 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

- Speaking Freely - Francis Thicke

30:28 minutes (27.9 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Mr. Francis Thicke is running as a Democrat for the office of Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. Francis and his wife, Susan, are owners and operators of a grass-based, organic dairy near Fairfield. Mr.Thicke has a Ph.D. in agronomy/soil fertility and previously served at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington,D.C as National Program Leader for Soil Science for the USDA-Extension Service. He has served on the Iowa Environmental Protection Commission and the Iowa Food Policy Council at the appointment of Governor Tom Vilsack.

- Speaking Freely - Robert and Daphne Cook

29:29 minutes (26.99 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Robert and Daphne Cook. Mr. Robert Cook is the President of the National Indian Education Association and is the Principal of Pine Ridge Reservation High School in Jackson County South Dakota. Ms. Daphne Cook is the Executive Director of the Alliance of Tribal Tourism Advocates.

- Speaking Freely - Francis Thicke

30:28 minutes (27.9 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Mr. Francis Thicke is running as a Democrat for the office of Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. Francis and his wife, Susan, are owners and operators of a grass-based, organic dairy near Fairfield. Mr.Thicke has a Ph.D. in agronomy/soil fertility and previously served at the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington,D.C as National Program Leader for Soil Science for the USDA-Extension Service. He has served on the Iowa Environmental Protection Commission and the Iowa Food Policy Council at the appointment of Governor Tom Vilsack.

- Speaking Freely - 20090929 - Robert & Daphne Cook

29:29 minutes (26.99 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

- Speaking Freely - Steven Farber

25:49 minutes (23.64 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Steven Farber is the president of Extreme Leadership, is a leadership consultant and speaker, and the author of the national best seller The Radical Leap. His current book is Greater Than Yourself.

www.steverfarber.com www.doubleday.com

- Speaking Freely - 20090922 - Steve Farber

25:49 minutes (23.64 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

- Speaking Freely - Patricia Parker

29:47 minutes (27.27 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Patricia Parker is the founder of KIDS FOR KIDS, an organization that helps children living in remote villages in Darfur, Sudan, who live lives of inexcusable hardship. It is the only organisation created specially to help children in Darfur. By strengthening whole villages they are enabling people to return to their homes - conflict resolution in practice. www.kidsforkids.org.uk

- Speaking Freely - 20090915 - Patricia Parker

29:47 minutes (27.27 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

- Speaking Freely - Pedro Noguera

26:05 minutes (23.88 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Pedro Noguera, PhD, is a professor in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University. He is also the Executive Director of the Metropolitan Center for Urban Education and the co-Director of the Institute for the study of Globalization and Education in Metropolitan Settings. An urban sociologist, Noguera’s scholarship and research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions in the urban environment.

Noguera has served as an advisor and engaged in collaborative research with several large urban school districts throughout the United States. He has also done research on issues related to education and economic and social development in the Caribbean, Latin America and several other countries throughout the world.

 

- Speaking Freely - 20090811 - Pedro Noguero

26:05 minutes (23.88 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

- Speaking Freely - Tom Newmark

29:48 minutes (27.29 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Tom Newmark is the author of books on herbal and natural medicine, and is the co-founder of the Sacred Seeds Sanctuary in Costa Rica . His company, New Chapter, is working with the Missouri Botanical Garden and leading botanists, to create a network of living medicinal plant gardens around the world. There are now Sacred Seeds Sanctuaries in Costa Rica, the United States, Peru, Madagascar, and Vietnam, and it is Tom’s goal to have thousands of Sacred Seed gardens in life zones from the tundra to tropics.

- Speaking Freely - 20090728 - Tom Newmark

29:48 minutes (27.29 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

- Speaking Freely - 20090706 - Jack Garcia

29:46 minutes (27.26 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Jack Garcia is considered by his peers and leading FBI experts to be the most successful undercover agent in the history of the Bureau. He was featured on CBS 60 Minutes discussing his book, " The Making Jack Falcone, An Undercover FBI Agent Takes Down a Mafia Family." In his 26 years of service with the FBI, Garcia is best known for his undercover role as "Jack Falcone," who penetrated the Gambino crime family of La Cosa Nostra in New York for nearly three years. The case resulted in the arrest and conviction of 32 mobsters, including the top members of the Post John Gotti Gambino crime family.
This will be my third in a series of interviews with Mr. Garcia.

- Speaking Freely - 20090616 - Michelle Rhee

13:25 minutes (18.43 MB) Stereo 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

Michelle A. Rhee is the chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools system. In 1997 she founded The New Teacher Project, which in ten years has recruited 10,000 teachers in twenty states.

Chancellor Rhee currently serves on the Advisory Boards for the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ); the National Center for Alternative Certification (NCAC); Project REACH of the University of Phoenix’s School of Education. Chancellor Rhee is an Ex-Officio Member of the Kennedy Center Board of Trustees.

 

- Speaking Freely - 20090605 - Patrica Varly

28:25 minutes (26.02 MB) Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
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