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Historian Nathaniel Philbrick on His Book "Why Read Moby-Dick?"

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Thu, 01/16/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Historian Nathaniel Philbrick on His Book "Why Read Moby-Dick?"

Host Gene Bradley interviews historian Nathaniel Philbrick about his book "Why Read Moby-Dick?" 

Moby-Dick is perhaps the greatest of the Great American Novels, yet its length and esoteric subject matter create an aura of difficulty that too often keeps readers at bay. In his National Book Award- winning bestseller, "In the Heart of the Sea," Nathaniel Philbrick unpacked the story of the wreck of the whaleship Essex, the real-life incident that inspired Melville to write Moby- Dick. Now, he sets his sights on the fiction itself, offering a cabin master’s tour of a spellbinding novel rich with adventure and history.

The Physiology, Sociology and Politics of compassion.

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Mon, 01/13/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Scholars' Circle Panel on Compassion

From the series Scholars' Circle we feature a panel discussion looking at the physiology, sociology and politics of compassion. 
Featured speakers include Iain Wilkinson, Sociology, University of Kent; Paul Gilbert, Clinical Psychology, University of Derby; James Doty, founder, Director of the Center for Compassion & Altruism Research and Education.

Journalist Mirta Ojito on her book Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town

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Fri, 01/03/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Journalist Mirta Ojito on her book Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town

Host Sarika Mehta interviews journalist and author Mirta Ojito about her most recent book Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town, In November of 2008, which looks at the case of Marcelo Lucero, a 
thirty-seven-year-old undocumented Ecuadorean immigrant, was brutally attacked and murdered by a group of teenagers as he walked the streets of Patchogue, a quiet Long Island town. 

Fukushima/Hanford nuclear panel, Part 2

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Mon, 12/30/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Fukushima/Hanford nuclear panel, Part 2

This morning we will hear part one of a two-part series on Fukushima, Hanford and the Columbia Generating station.  This is the question and answer section of a panel discussion recorded on December 10th, 2013 here in Portland.
Listen to part one here: http://kboo.fm/content/fukushimahanfordnuclearpanelpart1

Fukushima/Hanford nuclear panel, Part 1

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Fri, 12/27/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Fukushima/Hanford nuclear panel, Part 1

This morning we will hear part one of a two-part series on Fukushima, Hanford and the Columbia Generating station. This is a panel discussion recorded on December 10th, 2013 here in Portland.
The Speakers you will hear today are: Miriam German of Radcast.org - introducing the panel
Lloyd Marbet - anti-nulcear activist
John Bertucci of the Fukushima Response campaign
Dan Serres of Columbia Riverkeeper
Chuck Johnson of Physicians for Social Responsibility
and Malcolm Chaddock with Portland Veterans for Peace and No Nukes Northwest

Part 2 of this program will air on Monday, December 30th, at 11AM.
 

Health and Health Care Forum: Oregon Public Health Association, Part 3

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Mon, 12/23/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Looking at health transformation and better integration of personal medical care and public health

Health and Health Care Forum: Oregon Public Health Association (OPHA) Part 3

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Lillian Shirley, as of December 1st, the Director of the Public Health division at the Oregon Health Authority. They discuss health transformation and ways to better integrate personal medical care with public health.

Later Roberta interviews several researchers about their posters at OPHA -- one concerning medical ethics in general and Physicians Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) in particular; one on public health work with the Hmong community in California; and one on public health education in Tanzania.

Salman Rushdie on his Memoir "Joseph Anton"

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Fri, 12/20/2013 - 11:00am - 11:45am
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Justin Miller interviews Salman Rushdie about his latest work, “Joseph Anton: A Memoir"

Host Justin Miller speaks with renowned author Salman Rushdie about his latest work, “Joseph Anton: A Memoir,” an intimate look at his life in hiding from death threats after the publication of “The Satanic Verses.” Mr. Rushdie talks about how he viewed the threats of radical fundamentalism against artists and art; his classic American immigration experience; and how Wikileaks, Manning, and Snowden fit into the global struggle for free speech.

Oregon Public Health Association Part 2

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Mon, 12/16/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Public health's goals, policies

Health and Health Care Forum: Oregon Public Health Association Part 2  

Roberta Hall hosts a conversation on public health's goals, policies and actions with Tom Eversole, past president of the Oregon Public Health Association; Jae Douglas, Director of the Center for Prevention and Promotion, within the Public Health division of the Oregon Health Authority; and Kari Lyons-Eubanks, who works on helping Multnomah County communities develop resilience to climate change.

Pictured are Tom Eversole and Jae Douglas.

Penny Rosenwasser talks about her new book HOPE into PRACTICE

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Mon, 12/09/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Penny Rosenwasser talks about her new book HOPE into PRACTICE
Penny Rosenwasser talks about her new book HOPE into PRACTICE, Jewish Women Choosing Justice Despite Our Fears.
Guest host Sutree talks with Penny Rosenwasser about her new book HOPE into PRACTICE, Jewish Women Choosing Justice Despite Our Fears.

Dr. Ted Schettler on Environmental Health Concerns, Policies and Science

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Mon, 11/25/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Environmental Health Concerns, Government Policies, and Science

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall interviews Dr. Ted Schettler, Science Director of the Science and Environmental Health Network, about environmental health concerns and about policies that need to be changed to protect human health and the environment. For example, they talk about the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 and the science underlying policies and actions to restrict carbon in the atmosphere. 

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Dr. Martin Donohoe on public health and social justice, Part 2

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Mon, 01/30/2012

 Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Martin Donohoe of the Portland area who teaches a course in public health concerning social justice and medical care at PSU. This is Part Two of a two-part program.

His forthcoming book is called "Public Health and Social Justice."

His work can be found at www.phsj.org

 

 

 
 
 

 

A discussion on the growing Gay & Grey population in the Portland metro area

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Mon, 01/30/2012

Hosted by Dan Johnson 

Coming to Radiozine…Monday, January 30th at 11:30am will be Mya Chamberlain from Friendly House and Dr. Anissa Rodgers, PhD from University of Portland. The discussion will center on the growing Gay & Grey population in the Portland Metro area and the challenges this segment of the LGBT community faces.

Loss and Grief, the Dougy Center and Grief Watch

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Fri, 01/27/2012
 

Portland Songwriter and performer Lincoln Crockett and his wife Alicia, and Donna Schuurman, Executive Director of The Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families.

In February 2011, Portland songwriter and performer Lincoln Crockett (www.lincolncrockett.com) and his wife Alicia lost their baby, Joseph Phoenix, shortly after childbirth. As they and their four year old son grieved they were introduced to two priceless resources: Grief Watch (www.griefwatch.com), a resource for dealing with loss, and The Dougy Center (www.dougy.org), an organization dedicated to help grieving children and families. These groups not only provide support to grieving families and children right here in Portland, but from all over the country. Both organizations provide invaluable information, knowledge and experience on how to grieve, how to heal, and how to live again after the kinds of losses and tragedies people fear most.

Lincoln Crockett and his fellow musicians present an evening of music with all proceeds going to benefit The Dougy Center and Grief Watch. The purpose of this benefit concert is twofold: to raise awareness of these fantastic, national-caliber resources right here in Portland and to support their important work. As the Crocketts shared their loss they realized that people around them are grieving, often alone, for lost babies, children, siblings, friends, parents and lives; most of them didn’t know about the help that is available from Grief Watch and The Dougy Center.

Crockett will perform the headlining set in various combinations ranging from solo and duo to the official debut of a full ‘dream band’ – Lincoln Crockett & Enemies. Their music ranges from modern indie folk to bluegrass-inspired virtuosity to a full electric band that plays a high-end fusion of rock and jazz. The evening will be opened by special guest Chris Kokesh performing with Crockett in their popular but rarely heard duo. Grief Watch and The Dougy Center representatives will be on hand to provide information about their services and organizations.

The Old Church is located at 1422 Southwest 11th Avenue in downtown Portland. Tickets are $15. Doors open at 6, show begins at 7.

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Thomas Frank, author of PITY THE BILLIONAIRE

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Fri, 01/20/2012

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher welcomes journalist

Thomas Frank, author of Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right.

Economic catastrophe usually spawns discontent and sweeps the old order out the door. But when Thomas Frank, the author of the New York Times bestseller What's the Matter with Kansas?, set out to look for expressions of American discontent in 2009, all he could find were loud demands that the economic system bear down harshly on the recession’s victims and that society’s traditional winners receive even grander prizes. In PITY THE BILLIONAIRE Frank tells the amazing story of how the American right, which appeared to be dying after the election of 2008, was instead reinvigorated by the arrival of hard times.

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Council on American-Islamic Relations's Government Affairs Coordinator, Robert McCraw

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Tue, 01/10/2012
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Making an Exit: From the Magnificent to the Macabre - How We Dignify the Dead

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Mon, 12/19/2011

 Join host and Portland area funeral director Elizabeth Fournier as she talks with Sarah Murray, author of Making an Exit: From the Magnificent to the Macabre---How We Dignify the Dead. Writer and journalist Sarah Murray never gave much thought of what might ultimately happen to her remains, but her curiosity of death disposition choices and why we choose these choices began when her father was facing his end of life. She went on a journey to search out different ways of dealing with grief and how they are expressed.

Sarah Murray's Making an Exit: From the Magnificent to the Macabre - How We Dignify the Dead, is exploration of the extraordinary creativity observed in death rituals, and the author's accounts of these journeys are poignant and personal.

 
 

Chiropractor Dr. Vern Saboe on Oregon's Health System Transformation Team

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Mon, 12/19/2011

 Health and Health Care Forum - with Host, Roberta Hall

Host Roberta Hall interviews Vern Saboe, a member of the Oregon's Health System Transformation Team, a group of 45 people from all aspects of health and health care and bi-partisan lawmakers. The group was charged with developing a plan to improve the health delivery system for Oregon Health Plan and Medicaid clients. The plan focuses on coordinated mental, physical, behavioral, and oral health to free up dollars trapped in an inefficient system, increase focus on prevention, and improve care.

Dr. Vern Saboe, a chiropractor, is the only complementary medical provider of that group. They talk about his hopes and disappointments as the  recommendations of the Team become the basis for a new system of health care delivery. They also talk about the Veterans Administration's problems accepting and encouraging the use of chiropractic care for wounded veterans.

 
 
 

 

Calvin Trillin, columnist and essayist, discusses his latest work, "Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin"

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Thu, 12/15/2011
From the series Bookwaves Calvin Trillin, columnist and essayist, discusses his latest work, "Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff" with host Richard Wolinsky. Recorded in front of an audience in Berkeley on September 19, 2011 as a benefit for KPFA-FM radio.

Calvin Trillin, who became The Nation’s “deadline poet” in 1990, has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1963. He is the author of Deciding the Next Decider, A Heckuva Job, Obliviously On He Sails, and About Alice. He has also written verse on the events of the day for The New Yorker, The New York Times, and National Public Radio. He says he believes in an inclusive political system that prohibits from public office only those whose names have awkward meter or are difficult to rhyme. He lives in New York.

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'A Tribute to Good Health!! ' An interview with nonagenarian David Meade

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Mon, 12/12/2011

 Roberta Hall hosts a conversation with David Meade: 'A Tribute to Good Health!! '   David is 90 years old. They discuss his work with the Chicago Daily News in the 1960s -- that took him to conferences all over the world-- and his growing understanding of US militarism, and his movement toward working toward peace.........   and they talk  about his health --  both spiritual and physical. A VERY UNUSUAL AND INTERESTING PROGRAM, WITH A KBOO LISTENER and member from Philomath, Oregon.........!

 
 

 

 

Portland nurse Maxine Fookson travels to the Gaza Strip

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Mon, 12/05/2011

On October 18th, 2011, health care workers from Washington and Oregon left for a medical delegation to Gaza, hosted by the Gaza Community Mental Health Program. The purpose of the trip is to learn more about the effects of ongoing war and occupation on the health of the citizens of Gaza. Maxine Fookson, a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from Portland, is the Oregon PSR representative of this group.

Maxine Fookson will join KBOO host Jenka Soderberg at 11 am on Monday December 5th to report back on her trip to Gaza.

Maxine's blog post from October 22nd, begins:

"Today was the first of our health visits. From what I am understanding, health care is administered in a number of ways here. For those who have refugee status by virtue of having been displaced from their homes and land by Israel in either 1948 or 1967 the UN provides education (until 9th grade) and health care, including all vaccines, until age 3 yrs. I learned today that each of the doctors and nurses at the UNRWA Clinics see 100 patients a day. Tomorrow I will go there and see that system. And I am sure there will be plenty to say about that. One thing that is amazing is that Gaza has an immunization rate of >90% for the basic childhood vaccines. That is so unbelievable."

Please visit Maxine's blog to read the rest of this post and more reports from her trip to Gaza.

 
 
 
 
 

 

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Correction

 A typo occured with one of our guests, Todd Dalotto on Radiozine this past Friday. Our apologies for the oversight.

 

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