Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza from KBOO’s Voices from the Edge morning talk radio program will interview Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now!, live on stage to discuss the paperback release of her book Standing Up to the Madness: Ordinary Heroes in Extraordinary Times and about her experiences as an award-winning ground-breaking journalist. A book signing sponsored by Powells will take place immediately following the program.
The Temple Grove means different things to differnet people. High up in the rain drenched Olympic Penninsula, it's a grove of trees as tall as skyscrapers and as old as nations. And until now it's been off limits to logging. To Paul Granger the Temple Grove is a sanctuary that he escapes to whenever he can, and a sanctuary he is duty bound to protect. To Trace, Paul's mother, the Temple Grove represents the unbroken lineage of her Makah Indian ancestry. To Bill Newton, the Temple Grove is the raw material for hardwood floors, boats, tables and toothpaste. It's also his livelihood. Jennifer Kemp of Between the Cover speaks with Scott Elliot, author of the novel Temple Grove.
Seventy three year old people’s attorney Lynne Stewart is serving a ten year sentence for releasing a press release for her client Shiek Omar Abdel Rahman, and is also suffering from stage four cancer.
In the next couple of months two U.S. Senate seats will be decided by special elections in Massachusetts & New Jersery. With the current 100 congressional members divided by Democrat (51 seats) Republican (47 seats) Other Parties: 1 Independent; 1 Independent Democrat (both caucus with the Democrats). Will the elections give democrats a larger margin in the Senate or will the political divide deepen?
Tune In, Turn on and remember - 45 years of KBOO history. This Tuesday June 25th from 6 to 7 pm, it's a special monthly program focusing on KBOO's history to mark our 45th anniversary year. This month, we focus on the Pacifica radio crisis of 1999, when a grassroots effort across the country - including here at KBOO Radio - came together to save the Pacifica radio network from an attempted corporate takeover.
“Remembering Stonewall”, the classic documentary by David Isay
“Remembering Stonewall”, a documentary produced by David Isay in 1989 to honor the 20th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, an uprising by patrons of a New York gay bar, an event that is often seen as the birth of the gay liberation movement.
KBOO broadcasts this documentary every year during the month of June.
Victoria Brittain, joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund to discuss her recent article titled; Guilty Until Proven Innocent: How to Pre- Convict an American Muslim on TomDispatch. Journalist and former editor for the Guardian, Ms Brittain is the author and co-author of 2 plays and four Books. Her latest is Shadow Lives: The Forgotten Women of the War onTerror. She'll talk about the extreme conditions American Muslims accused of "terrorism" are subjected to while awaiting trial. Held in solitary confinemen they and often their families are subject to " Special Administrative Measures" or SAP'S that serve to further isolate the accused.