July 8, 1973 - Part ten of the MER documentary series, A Sense of Place. Program is titled “Water: Words and Music.” Program profiles a meeting on June 15, 1973 regarding asbestos fibers found in Lake Superior.
October 8, 1973 - Architect and theorist Richard Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller speaks on the discovery of the eternal pattern operative in the universe.
February 17, 1974 - The Eisenhower Symposium #9 presents Dr. Isaac Asimov speaking at the 1973 Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium, held at Johns Hopkins University, Boston. Asimov’s speech is titled “Utopian Change," which deals with the many changes directly affect daily life yet may be forced upon the individual before he can evaluate their benefit or plan for their incorporation in his daily routine.
May 19, 1974 - The Third Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities, established by the National Endowment for the Humanities in 1972, presents the second evening of author Robert Penn Warren's two-part lecture on science, society, the nature of man and poetry.
May 30, 1974 - MPR’s Greg Barron presents an introduction to the history of thunderstorm and tornadoes in Minnesota. Barron interviews numerous officials from the National Weather Service about 1970s era forecasting.
October 18, 1974 - This Options program presents an academic speech by author Isaac Asimov.
December 30, 1974 - Anthropologist and author Margaret Mead speaks at American Museum of Natural History conference on aging.
March 31, 1975 - Dr. Estelle Ramey, a professor of physiology and biophysics at Georgetown University Medical School, speaking on the superiority of women. Dr. Ramey, who opened the Area Spring Women's Conference at Saint Cloud State College's Atwood Ballroom in Saint Cloud, told a large audience that women are intellectually equal to men and physically superior in some ways. Ramey has a Doctorate in Endocrinology and has spent several years researching the relationship between glands and the nervous system and stress responses.
October 10, 1975 - Professor Fremling talked with reporter Dan Olson and described how he became interested in the Mississippi. Fremling, a biology professor at Winona State College in Southeastern Minnesota, has explored and researched the Mississippi, and his firsthand knowledge of the waterway has made him a respected commentator on the life and health of the river.
October 13, 1975 - Professor Glenn Seaborg, awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1951 and chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission from 1961 to 1971, speaking at Nobel Conference XI: The Future of Science held at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. Seaborg’s topic was about the "new signposts for science."