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Korea has been the focus of many headlines recently. The 2018 Winter Olympics were held in PyeongChang. Otto Warmbier, an American student, was arrested in North Korea and died six days after returning to to the US. President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un have openly insulted one another. In a conversation that begins by looking back at the Korean War, Andy Downs leads a discussion that looks at the Prospects for Peace on the Korean Peninsula.

Panelists Include:

Andy Downs, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics

Ben Clemmer

Welcome to the WBOI News Roundup. We are taking a listen back to some of the biggest events from March and starting this week you can hear the program on Wednesday nights at 7pm and Saturday mornings at 7am.

Zach Bernard reflects on the March for Our Lives, Rebecca Green speaks with former Ambassador/Representative Tim Roemer, and Mark Hagar and DeVonta Beckham join us to discuss the Resurgence of TEDxFortWayne.

Part One:

March for Our Lives w/Zach Bernard (00:00) Other student protests (05:00) Communities battling the opioid crisis (08:58)

Part Two:

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This past week, the Local Food Forum opened with a keynote address from Holly Parker, Senior Director of Programs at Fair Food Network. WBOI Presents brings you her speech along with a Q&A that followed.

Special thanks to Mark Waldick for the music in our program.

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Last month, we aired the first discussion in a series called Factory Families, produced by the University Community Conversation (UC2) Initiative at IPFW. Part two takes a look back at some of the major manufacturers to impact our region. The conversation was moderated by  Steve Buttes, Associate Professor of Spanish and Culture Studies at IPFW.

Panelists:

Retired International Harvester employee: Bob Glick

Retired Zollner employee: Al Meredith

Retired GM employee: Randy Schmidt

Retired GE employees: Denver Sarver and Carl Reinking

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Conspiracy theories have always been a part of our discourse. Just this past month, the students who survived the shooting in Parkland Florida have been under attack from conspiracy theorists. According to Dr. Joseph Uscinski, who recently gave a presentation at Manchester University, Conspiracy Theories are for Losers.

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