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Contact: Lynn Fitch, Development Director
Phone: 503.231.8032 x222

Portland, Oregon—May 10, 2012—On Friday May 11, 2012, 7:00am – 8:00pm, KBOO Community Radio will air a special News & Public Affairs Day. Thirteen hours of insightful and thought provoking programming will include live interviews, special reports and recently recorded cutting edge speeches.

John Nichols, correspondent for The Nation magazine and celebrated political author will discuss his latest book "Uprising: How Wisconsin Renewed the Politics of Protest, from Madison to Wall Street” at 8:00am.

Talks recorded last month in Portland, given by four prominent activists – David Barsamian, Helen Caldicott, Ralph Nader and Winona Laduke – that cover the political, economic and environmental challenges of our time will air between 10:30am – 4:00pm.

For details and to review the entire programming schedule, visit


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