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AWAC Presents Podcast

AWAC Presents: T.R. Reid

AWAC Presents: T.R. Reid

SPEAKER: T.R. Reid, Reporter, author and regular NPR correspondent

TOPIC: “The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care”

RECORDED: Friday, February 4, 2011

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February 4, 2011 - 11:06 am
Addressing Alaskans: Canada's Arctic Foreign Policy

Addressing Alaskans: Canada's Arctic Foreign Policy

As Canada prepares to be the next Chair of the Arctic Council in 2013, followed by the United States, Jennifer Loten says “it’s important that we work together.” Loten is the Consul of Canada at Canada’s Anchorage Consulate office. She gave a presentation on Canada’sRead More

February 3, 2011 - 12:21 pm
AWAC Presents: Dr. Gerhard Kuska

AWAC Presents: Dr. Gerhard Kuska

SPEAKER: Dr. Gerhard Kuska, President and CEO of Ocean Strategies

TOPIC: “Marine and Coastal Management in Abu Dhabi: Toward Sustainable Diversification”

RECORDED: Friday, January 21, 2011

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January 21, 2011 - 3:32 pm
AWAC Presents: Solace International

AWAC Presents: Solace International

SPEAKER: Nathanial York, Ayub Azizi, Stanfill Marcus Stanfill from Solace International

TOPIC: “”International Aid Efficiency: Making Dollars Count””

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December 10, 2010 - 4:55 pm
AWAC Presents: Megan Hall

AWAC Presents: Megan Hall

RECORDED: November 19, 2010

SPEAKER: Megan Hall, Reports and Political Affairs Officer, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, US Department of State

TOPIC: “Combating Modern Day Slavery: The Trafficking of Persons”

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November 19, 2010 - 4:22 pm
AWAC Presents: Susan Burk

AWAC Presents: Susan Burk

RECORDED: October 21, 2010

SPEAKER: Susan Burk, Ambassador, Special Representative of the President for Nuclear Nonproliferation

TOPIC: “Nuclear Tipping Point”

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October 29, 2010 - 6:06 pm
Addressing Alaskans: U.S. Senatorial Candidate-Student Forum

Addressing Alaskans: U.S. Senatorial Candidate-Student Forum

On Tuesday Alaska’s senatorial candidates met for a public debate at the Dena’ina Center in Anchorage, except this time Alaska’s students had the chance to participate.  The last third of the program was dedicated to questions on the United States Constitution from the students of… Read More

October 28, 2010 - 1:43 pm
Addressing Alaskans: The Rise of Islamophobia

Addressing Alaskans: The Rise of Islamophobia

As the debate over Islamophobia rages on across the country, the Alaska World Affairs Council (AWAC) invited Nihad Awad, co-founder and executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) to address their group in Anchorage. Awad told Read More

October 21, 2010 - 11:56 am
AWAC Presents: Brad Gordon

AWAC Presents: Brad Gordon

RECORDED: September 28, 2010

SPEAKER: Brad Gordon, AIPAC Director of Policy and Governmental Affairs

TOPIC: “A Nuclear Iran: How large and how imminent a threat?”

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September 28, 2010 - 5:59 pm
AWAC Presents: Ambassador Nicholas Veliotes

AWAC Presents: Ambassador Nicholas Veliotes

RECORDED: September 17, 2010

SPEAKERS: Ambassador Nicholas Veliotes

TOPIC: “Living With the World–The Role of Diplomacy”

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September 24, 2010 - 6:08 am
Addressing Alaskans: "Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures"

Addressing Alaskans: "Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures"

Former F.B.I. special agent Robert Wittman has recovered more than $225 million worth of stolen art and cultural property resulting in the prosecution and conviction of numerous individuals. From Rembrandt’s 1630 “Self-Portrait”, to Native American Apache medicine man Geronimo’s eagle feather war bonnet to one… Read More

September 16, 2010 - 2:34 pm
AWAC Presents: Donald Tong

AWAC Presents: Donald Tong

RECORDED: September 9, 2010

SPEAKERS: Donald Tong, JP, Commissioner for Economic and Trade Affairs, USA of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government

TOPIC: “”Hong Kong: A Destination and Gateway to China for US”

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September 15, 2010 - 5:45 pm
Addressing Alaskans: Senator Begich and Ambassador Grabar-Kitarović

Addressing Alaskans: Senator Begich and Ambassador Grabar-Kitarović


Senator Mark Begich met with Croatia’s ambassador to the United States at a joint luncheon hosted by the the Alaska World Affairs Council and the World Trade Center of Alaska at the end of August. … Read More

September 9, 2010 - 2:20 pm
AWAC Presents: Canada – U.S. Military Collaboration in the Arctic

AWAC Presents: Canada – U.S. Military Collaboration in the Arctic

RECORDED: July 30, 2010

PANEL:

  • Lieutenant General Dana T. Atkins, AK NORAD Commander
  • Lieutenant General Duval, Deputy Commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command, Peterson AFB

TOPIC: “Canada – U.S. Military Collaboration in the Arctic”

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July 30, 2010 - 3:17 pm
AWAC Presents: General Douglas Fraser

AWAC Presents: General Douglas Fraser

RECORDED: July 23, 2010

SPEAKER: General Douglas Fraser, United States Air Force, Commander, U.S. Southern Command

TOPIC: “Non-traditional Challenges, a Perspective from U.S. Southern Command”

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July 23, 2010 - 3:12 pm
AWAC Presents: Hsiu-lien Annette Lu

AWAC Presents: Hsiu-lien Annette Lu

RECORDED: July 6, 2010

SPEAKER: Hsiu-lien Annette Lu, Former Vice President, R.O.C. (Taiwan)

TOPIC: “Perspective on Asia-Pacific Development”

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July 6, 2010 - 3:05 pm
AWAC Presents: Kirk Talbott

AWAC Presents: Kirk Talbott

RECORDED: May 14, 2010

SPEAKER: Kirk Talbott, President & CEO – World Affairs Council of America

TOPIC: “Linking Environment, Human Rights, and Good Governance: Overcoming the Development Divide”

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May 19, 2010 - 11:00 am
AWAC Presents: William Bernstein

AWAC Presents: William Bernstein

RECORDED: Friday April 30, 2010

SPEAKER: William Bernstein, Ph.D., M.D.; award-winning finance and nonfiction author; Co-Principal, Efficient Frontier Advisors

TOPIC:  “Globalization: Is Today’s ‘Flat World’ Really Anything New?”

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May 11, 2010 - 4:28 pm
AWAC Presents: Eric McCallum

AWAC Presents: Eric McCallum

RECORDED: Friday April 30, 2010

SPEAKER: Eric McCallum, President of Arctic Wire Rope and Supply and Founding Guarantor for MicroCredit Enterprises

TOPIC:  “How To Make $20 Million Of International Micro Loans With a Handful of People Without A Single Dollar Of Philanthropy”… Read More

May 4, 2010 - 1:33 pm
AWAC Presents: John Cassara

AWAC Presents: John Cassara

RECORDED: Friday April 23, 2010

SPEAKER: John Cassara, former federal intelligence officer

TOPIC: “Terrorist Financing: The War Behind the War on Terror”

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April 28, 2010 - 12:00 pm