Oregon poet Vern Rutsala, who died at the age of 80 this month, appreared on the Old Mole Variety Hour in 1992 to read and discuss his poem "Surfaces" about touring the H.M.S. Victory. Here Clayton Morgareidge remembers that occasion and reads the poem. 4:18 minutes (2.46 MB)
Jan Haaken interviews Sophie Smith about the risks immigrants face crossing the border with Mexico and how people in Arivaca, Arizona are fighting back against the militarization of the border with the help of People Helping People.
14:21 minutes (13.14 MB)