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Welcome to the Salisbury Forum website. 
We hope you will explore its various parts to learn about our programs and to get a sense of the breadth and scope of Forum events.

Our mission is to present to the community opportunities to experience presentations by expert speakers on matters of interest to us locally, regionally, nationally and globally. 

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Leon Graham

President

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Some Previous Speakers and Videos

Adam Gopnik - Writing Sanely About Politics in a Less-Than-Sane America - Video

Anne Garrels - Putin Country - Video

Ralph Nader - Citizen Action

Paul Goldberger - Why Architecture Matters 

Professor Richard Elmore - Innovations in the Process of Teaching and Learning

Sen. James Buckley - Saving Congress from Itself

Richard Blanco - Inaugural Poet 

Sander Vanocur - Can Democracy Survive the Media?

Muqtedat Khan - The Future of Islam in the West

Mark Bittman - The Future of Food

John Thornton - China: Our Partner in the World's Future

Jeffrey Sachs - Four Global Crises: Money, Security, Heat, Psychology

James Hoge - The Rise of China and the Challenge to America

Deborah Richter - Healthcare for All Americans

Dan Rather - The News - What Shouldn't Change

Akhill Reed Amar - The Constitution and the Balance of Powers

FORUMS
The Refugee Crisis, 7:30 PM, Friday, April 21, 2017, The Salisbury School

The international refugee crisis is staggering in its numbers and complexity. More than 65 million people worldwide. More than 4 Million from Syria alone.

/secure/images/gallery1/135-69V4TM7H4vA0.jpgGeorge Rupp Knows the refugee problems well. He was president of the International Rescue Committee for 11 years directing a staff of 12 thousand colleagues in more than 40 countries.

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Bringing Nature Home, 7:30 PM, Friday, May 12, 2017, Hotchkiss

/secure/images/gallery1/136-CjZjrts3Rhhz.jpgIn the past we have ignored the vital role plants play in our landscapes. We can no longer landscape with aesthetics as our only goal. Professor Doug Tallamy says "We must also consider the function of our landscapes if we hope to avoid a mass extinction that we ourselves are not likely to survive."

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