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Michael Bartley welcomes three people intricately involved in the internationally renowned summer season at The Chautauqua Institution. Carolyn Byham, George Murphy, and Marty Merkly will be here to discuss why Chautauqua is a popular destination for Pittsburghers and we will also preview WQED's upcoming documentary "Chautauqua: Charting A Life In The Arts."

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Wednesday, July 23

Kevin McMahon

In this episode of Conversation@wqed, President and CEO of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Kevin McMahon talks about the successes of the Cultural Trust, the popularity of the Rubber Duck and much more.

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Wednesday, July 30

Bill Peduto

Mayor-elect Bill Peduto joins Conversation@wqed to talk about his top priorities and how he wants to shape the future of the city.


Wednesday, August 6

conversation@wqed: Steven Zappala and Tom Swan

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala and Deputy District Attorney Tom Swan join Michael Bartley to talk about their new initiative created to help combat the problems emergency responders face when responding to situations involving someone with autism.


Esther Barazzone & Suzanne Mellon

On this episode of Conversation@WQED, two of Pittsburgh’s university Presidents are sitting down, together. Esther Barazzone from Chatham and Suzanne Mellon from Carlow talk about what sets their institutions apart from some of the city’s bigger universities, how they’re achieving their goals to grow, and they role they play in the city.

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Wednesday, August 13

Chris Fennimore

In this episode of Conversation@wqed, Chris Fennimore joins Michael Bartley to talk about his love for the kitchen, cooking marathons, his new show and more!


Wednesday, August 20

conversation@wqed: Esther Bush

In this episode of Conversation@wqed, Michael Bartley is joined by Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh President Esther Bush to talk about the issues that she’ll be tackling from education to better jobs and her hopes for the city of Pittsburgh.


Wednesday, August 27

conversation@wqed: Steven Zappala and Tom Swan

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala and Deputy District Attorney Tom Swan join Michael Bartley to talk about their new initiative created to help combat the problems emergency responders face when responding to situations involving someone with autism.


April 23, 2014

Director of the Pittsburgh Film Office Dawn Keezer joins Michael Bartley for a conversation on what makes Pittsburgh so appealing to movie makers and what it takes to bring the movie business to the city. ... watch

conversation@wqed: Dawn Keezer
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April 9, 2014

Michael Bartley welcomes three people intricately involved in the internationally renowned summer season at The Chautauqua Institution ... watch

Chautauqua Institution
Michael Bartley welcomes three people intricately involved ...

April 2, 2014

President and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Pat Harrison joins Michael Bartley for a discussion on her life, career and what she has in the works as a leader in public media. ... watch

Pat Harrison
President and CEO of the Corporation for ...

April 2, 2014

The discussion continues as Michael Bartley and President and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting Pat Harrison talk about her life, career and what she has in the works as a leader in public media. ... watch

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