War & Peace

The Price Tag for 5 years of War: from the Oregon News Service

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Thu, 03/20/2008

 

This week marks the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, and the National Priorities Project has released a state-by-state estimate of what the war has cost. 

For Oregon, the price tag is four-point-two (b) billion dollars already spent, and another one-point-eight (b) billion dollars budgeted. 

KBOO’s Helen Honey has more, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service:

 

1:39 minutes (1.52 MB)

Day of Action Portland on War Fifth Year Anniversary

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Evening News
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Tue, 03/18/2008

 

In Portland today demonstrators conducted a Day of Action against the Iraq War, on the fifth anniversary of the war.

These demonstrations took place at three downtown sites – Terry Schrunk plaza, the World Trade Center and the Old Federal Courthouse.

3:46 minutes (3.46 MB)

Winter Soldier Hearings:Interview with PDX Veteran for Peace

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Evening News
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Mon, 03/17/2008

 

Malcolm Chaddock is a member with the Veterans for Peace chapter here in Portland. He went to Maryland last week to attend the Winter Soldier hearings that took place last weekend in Springwater, Maryland.

KBOO’s Michael Ianello talked with him today about his experience there and how the testimonials have effected the movement.

 

3:49 minutes (3.49 MB)

Winter Soldier Hearings: Interview with writer/host Aaron Glantz

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Evening News
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Sun, 03/16/2008

 

This past weekend saw hundreds of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans descend upon Silver Springs, Maryland.

They were there for public hearings organized by Iraq Veterans Against the War.

Iraq Veterans Speak: Winter Soldier Hearings aired on KBOO last Friday and to provide a recap of the event KBOO's Michael Ianello spoke with writer and co-host of the event, Aaron Glantz.

 

5:00 minutes (4.58 MB)

Cambodia and their Tribunals

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Tue, 03/18/2008

 

Tonight on Circle A Radio, we’ll be talking to Bhavia Wagner, Executive Director of Friends of Cambodia, Activist Lawyer and Asian Reporter Columnist Polo, and we’ll also hear audio from the documentary Cambodian Culture: Death Of A Sideshow: Reclaiming The Shattered Past - produced by Barbara Bernstein in 1987.

April 17th, 1975 the Khmer Rouge marched into Phenom Phen and turned the clock back to year zero.

55:31 minutes (22.24 MB)

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Suggested Reading for more information about Cambodia

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A Talk with Loretta Alper, Producer of "War Made Easy"

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Evening News
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Thu, 03/13/2008

 

Many events have been planned both locally and nationally to coincide with the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq.

One of these events is the release of a documentary called "War Made Easy", in which the filmmakers attempt to decipher "how we got into this mess."

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with the film's producer, Loretta Alper

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4:47 minutes (4.38 MB)

Colombia, Ecuador and Venezuela Update: From South American Viewpoint

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Evening News
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Wed, 03/12/2008

 

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice today urged nations such as Venezuela to meet their U-N obligations by keeping so-called terrorists out of their territories, and not letting their borders to be used to protect them.

Rice’s comments come a day after President Bush said that Venezuela's response to the recent crisis in Colombia and Ecuador was provocative and disturbing.

2:49 minutes (2.59 MB)

Rock Till You Drop playlist for 03/12/2008

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03/13/2008
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