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KBOO Audio Archives

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 25, 2008

program date: 
Sun, 08/24/2008

Guided by Denise Morris, the Moles  vistit Cuba today.  Bill Resnick talks with Cuba expert Sam Farber about Cuba in transition and the possibilities for self-determination and socialist democracy.  The Movie Moles review the 1964 film Soy Cuba! made by Russian film makers in support of the Revolution.  And we hear Luz María Gordillo’s account of her trip to Cuba last May.  Here the whole show by clicking the arrow above, or  individual pieces by following their links below:

1.  Luz Marîa Gordillo visits Havana's Plaza de la Revolución on May Day.

2.  The Movie Moles on Soy Cuba!

54:26 minutes (24.92 MB)

Prospects for Cuba

program date: 
Sun, 08/24/2008

Samuel Farber is a long-time socialist born and raised in Cuba. He is the author of numerous works on that country including The Origin of the Cuban Revolution Reconsidered published by University of North Carolina Press.  The Old  Mole's Bill Resnick talks with him about life in Cuba today as it makes  the transition to the post-Fidel era, and about various scenarios for its future.  You can read his thoughts on these issues here and here

31:19 minutes (14.34 MB)

Movie Moles: "Soy Cuba"

program date: 
Sun, 08/24/2008

Frann Michel and Denise Morris review the 1964 film Soy Cuba! made by Russian film makers  in support of the Revolution.  It's known now as much for its revolutionary film-making as its revolutionary politics. 

9:53 minutes (4.53 MB)

Cuba on May Day

program date: 
Sun, 08/24/2008

The Old Mole's Luz María Gordillo was in Havana's Revolution Plaza for the May Day march. Here are her impressions and her reflections on what Cuba means in this colorful report.  (Repeat)  And here are 3 photos she took that day:

9:50 minutes (4.5 MB)

Katha Pollitt (The Nation) and Rev. Dr. Bob Edgar (Common Cause)

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Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 08/26/2008

Today, Host Barbara Bernstein talks LIVE with several media personalities at the DNC in Denver.  First up is Paul Bloom, long-standing activist.  Next, Barbara talks with Katha Pollit from The Nation, finishing up with the Reverend Dr. Bob Edgar from Common Cause.

Barbara Bernstein and Corrina
Barbara and Corrina

54:44 minutes (25.06 MB)

interview with aphrodite jones

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program date: 
Tue, 08/26/2008

this is the interview that appeared on the 20 august episode of 'guess who's coming to radio??!! with aphrodite jones, author of the book 'michael jackson conspiracy'.  she has appeared on programs such as: america's most wanted, the CBS early show, geraldo at large, inside edition, montel wiliams, medical detectives and the o'reilly factor.

on 'michael jackson conspiracy' (from aphroditejones.com):

"In June 2005, when Aphrodite Jones made her last appearance on The O’Reilly Factor related to the Michael Jackson trial, she experienced a striking moment of clarity: 

13:40 minutes (12.52 MB)

Pacifica Lawyer Speaks on KPFA Conflict

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 08/24/2008

Pacifica lawyer Dan Siegel speaks about KPFA's recent conflict.

2:50 minutes (2.59 MB)

Free Trade Riot-Debate in Portland

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 08/17/2008

Protesters and free trade proponets faced off today during a bus tour in North East Portland

2:24 minutes (2.2 MB)

Chinese Shark Fin Soup Unappreciated

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 08/25/2008

 

As the Olympics continue in Beijing, many travelers to the city are experiencing Chinese cuisine for the first time.

One high-profile Chinese delicacy is setting off alarms among environmentalists.

It’s called shark fin soup.

2:14 minutes (2.05 MB)

Artist Detained before Olympics Protest

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 08/18/2008

 

In China, an American artist  planned to use laser beams to flash ‘Free Tibet’ on buildings in downtown Beijing. 

3:27 minutes (3.16 MB)

 

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