Peace Talks Radio

Last Fridays of each month at 8:00 am

Peace Talks is a monthly series on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution.

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Peace Talks Radio
3:20 pm
Mon March 23, 2015

Indigenous people Living In A World Taken From Their Ancestors

Credit ~Sage~ via Flickr

Fri. 03/27 8a: "Is there not something worthy of perpetuation in our Indian spirit of democracy where Earth, our mother, was free to all, and no one sought to impoverish or enslave his neighbor?" ~ Ohiyesa   This time on Peace Talks Radio, we explore how Indigenous people in the United States handle the conflict of living in a world taken from their ancestors. Our guests include historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, author of An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States, as well as Greg Grey Cloud (Rosebud Sioux/ Lakota) and Valerie Siow (Laguna).

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Peace Talks Radio
10:11 am
Mon February 16, 2015

The Amy Biehl Foundation Trust in Cape Town: Promoting Nonviolence

Linda and Easy

Fri. 02/27 8a: On August 25 1993, Amy Biehl, a Santa Fe High School and Stanford graduate and American Fulbright scholar, was working in South Africa against apartheid.  In an act of mob violence, she was attacked, beaten and stabbed to death in a black township near Cape Town. Four youths were convicted and jailed for her murder.  In 1998, with the support of Amy's parents, Linda and Peter, the four young men, having served five years of their sentences were  granted amnesty by the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

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Peace Talks Radio
1:57 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Seeking Peace on Earth - A Peace Talks Radio Special - Part 2

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Fri. 01/30 8a: The series on peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution begins its 13th season on KUNM with a program highlighting more compelling moments from its 2014 season of shows. Included are an interview with a Hiroshima survivor; conversation about whether sports can point to peace; how talking frankly about sex with young boys may help them avoid misogyny and relationship conflict as they grow to adulthood; and some comments from the late Miep Gies about protecting Anne Frank.


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Peace Talks Radio
8:00 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Roosevelt's Involvement In The Portsmouth Peace Treaty

Credit Nellie B. Van Slingerland

  Fri. 11/28 8a. In the recent Ken Burns documentary about the Roosevelts, there was but one sentence about Teddy Roosevelt winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1906.  There's much more to the story of course and we'll talk with Charles Doleac who'll tell us about the Portsmouth Peace Treaty, negotiated in New Hampshire to end the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-5.  Doleac says Roosevelt was a pioneer of multi-track negotiation techniques that have been used ever since and that the town folk of

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Peace Talks Radio
3:43 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Peace On The Battlefield

Fri. 11/30 8a: In December 1914, early in World War I, troops from both sides of the fighting in Europe laid down their arms and traded handshakes, liquor, food, songs and stories as an unofficial truce spread over coming of Christmas. 

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Peace Talks Radio
12:49 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Veterans Turning Towards Peace

Peace Talks Radio
11:36 am
Mon December 26, 2011

Seeking Peace on Earth: A Peace Talks Radio Special

Fri. 12/30 8a: Compelling conversation excerpts from Peace Talks Radio shows on Nobel Peace Prize winners Martti Ahtisaari and Liu Xiaobo; heading off domestic and dating violence; Vietnam veterans finding peace by traveling back to Vietnam, an Alternatives to Violence program in prisons and more. 

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Public Affairs
10:35 am
Wed January 26, 2011

Peace Talks Radio: The Series on Peacemaking and Nonviolent Conflict Resolution

Fri. 1/28: Suzanne Kryder talks with the staff of the United States Institute of Peace--a national institution whose purpose is to further peoples understanding of conflict between nations.

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Public Affairs
1:03 pm
Fri November 5, 2010

Massasoit: Profile in Peace

Massasoit statue

Fri. 11/26: This week on Peace Talks, we talk with scholars who fill in the details of this Native American leader's commitment to peace.

Massasoit was the leader of the Wampanoag Confederacy when English settlers landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620. He and his people kept the Pilgrims from starving in the early years of their settlement, attended the first Thanksgiving and forged a peace treaty with the English that lasted 40 years until his death.

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Public Affairs
2:13 pm
Tue September 28, 2010

Peace Talks Radio: The Series on Peacemaking & Nonviolent Conflict Resolution

Fri. 9/24: This time, making peace with the earth in the wake of the Gulf oil spill.

What kind of conflicts does the Gulf disaster bring up in regards to how we live in nature? What options do we have for responsibly protecting biodiversity and all life? In striving to find a balance in our use of the earth's resources, how can we find our own inner peace? We'll talk about these issues and more.

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Public Affairs
10:24 am
Fri June 18, 2010

Put-Down Humor on Peace Talks

Fri. 7/30: A discussion of teasing, real conflict, and resolution on Peace Talk Radio.

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