Local Programs

90.3 KAZU broadcasts local programs including the Leon Panetta Lecture Series and the CSU Monterey Bay President's Speaker Series.  After each program airs you will find an audio archive below.

 The first forum of the 2016 Leon Panetta Lecture Series focuses on the topic, "War, Terrorism and Other Global Threats". 

Secretary Leon Panetta moderates this discussion with guests Mike Rogers, former United States representative (R-MI) and chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence; Wendy Sherman, former Department of State under secretary for political affairs and lead negotiator of the Iran nuclear agreement; and General Ray Odierno, former United States Army chief of staff and commander of United States forces in Iraq.

Monterey Bay Chronicles

Oct 4, 2015
Brittany Darnell

In 2014 and 2015, KAZU reporter Rowan Moore Gerety along with KAZU's Krista Almanzan recorded around the clock moments of life in the Monterey Bay Area. The end result is the Monterey Bay Chronicles, an audio portrait of 24 hours in the Monterey Bay Area.

The final event in the 2015 Leon Panetta Lecture series focuses on the topic Cyber.  Secretary Leon Panetta moderates a discussion with Keith Alexander, former commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency; Renee James, president of Intel; and Mike Mullen, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  This event took place Monday, June 1st in Monterey and aired live on 90.3 KAZU.

The third event in the 2015 Leon Panetta Lecture Series focuses on the Economy with Michael Boskin, former chair of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers; Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor; Christina Romer, former chair of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers; and Alan Simpson, former U.S. Senator (WY) and co-chair of the Simpson-Bowles Commission.  Secretary Panetta moderates the event which took place on Monday, May 11th in Monterey.

University of Denver

The Carmel Public Library Foundation and KAZU welcomed Ambassador Christopher Hill to the Sunset Center in Carmel on Wednesday, April 8th in a benefit event for the Library Foundation.  KAZU's Krista Almanzan moderated the Q&A portion of the event.

Christopher Hill is a four time Ambassador whose last post was in Iraq.  He is the bestselling author of the recently published book Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy.  

Hill is currently Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver.

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