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Seminars at Steamboat was founded in 2003 to bring experts on a wide range of public policy topics to the Steamboat community. The seminars are non-partisan and free to the public.
The typical format is a 45-to-50-minute presentation followed by a question and answer session.
Seminar topics have included the economy, foreign affairs, national security, immigration reform, health care, the media, drugs and sports, the environment, climate change, education, the 9-11 Commission and more.

Seminars at Steamboat 2019 KUNC

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Seminars at Steamboat was founded in 2003 to bring experts on a wide range of public policy topics to the Steamboat community. The seminars are non-partisan and free to the public.
The typical format is a 45-to-50-minute presentation followed by a question and answer session.
Seminar topics have included the economy, foreign affairs, national security, immigration reform, health care, the media, drugs and sports, the environment, climate change, education, the 9-11 Commission and more.

    Amy Walter

    Amy Walter

    Notable political journalist Amy Walter digs through the flood of information leading up to the 2020 election to share what she believes are the fundamentals of what you need to know in her seminar "State of Play - The 2020 Election".

    Walter, host of the podcast "Politics with Amy Walter," is a frequent contributor to CBS's Face the Nation, FOX News Sunday, PBS's Washington Week and Fox News' Special Report with Bret Baier. She can be heard Fridays on The Takeway on KUNC, and Monday evenings on the PBS NewsHour.

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Richard Norton Smith

    Richard Norton Smith

    Author and presidential historian Richard Norton Smith speaks to the Steamboat Springs audience about what it means to be presidential in his talk "How Do You Get To Mt. Rushmore: Can Presidential Character Be Set In Stone?" Smith is a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his first book, "Thomas E. Dewey and His Times." He is also author of "An Uncommon Man: The Triumph of Herbert Hoover" and his most recent book, "The Colonel: The Life and Legend of Robert R. McCormick," which has been awarded the Goldsmith Prize by Harvard's John F. Kennedy School. This Seminar was recorded on August 5, 2019.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Robert Daly

    Robert Daly

    Robert Daly is the director of the Wilson Center's Kissinger Institute on China and the United States. He has testified before congress, lectured widely in both China and the U.S. and regularly offers media analysis. He spoke as part of the Seminars at Steamboat lecture series with his presentation "U.S./China Relations: Can We Step Back From the Brink."

    • 1 hr 19 min
    John Holdren

    John Holdren

    In this Seminar, Dr. John Holdren gives his seminar “Meeting the Climate Change Challenge: What We Know, What We Expect, What We Should Do”. Dr. Holdren is the longest serving White House Science Adviser, serving President Obama from 2009 to 2017. He’s the winner of a MacArthur Genius Grant, and currently serves as the Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. This Seminar was recorded on July 15th, 2019.
    Ryan Thompson produced this episode. Digital is managed by Ashley Jefcoat. Special thanks to Jennie Lay, Joella West, Seminars at Steamboat’s board and volunteers, Steamboat Pilot and Today, and the staff of the Strings Music Pavilion for their support. The intro music is "When I'm With You" by Scott Holmes.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Edward Alden

    Edward Alden

    Welcome to the first installment of this summer's Seminars at Steamboat, lectures on important public policy issues recorded at the Strings Music Pavilion in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The following seminar features Edward Alden, senior fellow on the Council of Foreign Relations, specializing on U.S. economic competitiveness, trade, and immigration policy, and the author of "Failure to Adjust: How Americans Got Left Behind in the Global Economy." Edward Alden shares his perspectives on international trade policy.

    • 1 hr 19 min

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