Interview with Jeff Cohen, founder of FAIR, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, about his experiences as a media pundit on cable television and his critique of how the mainstream media enabled the Iraq War and how they continue to get it wrong.
The times, they are a-changin': Season Creep, a new plant hardiness map and the fate of the Oregon Grape. The National Wildlife Federation publishes a new report called A GARDENER’S GUIDE TO GLOBAL WARMING: CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS. Find out how to get a copy. Makes a great gift, too!
This is an interview recorded in the lower 9th ward of New Orleans with Malik Rahim, organizer of Common Ground Relief, a grassroots relief effort, following Hurricane Katrina. This interview was conducted 18 months after the hurricane hit and the levees broke.
S.W. Conser hosts a discussion with sculptor Joe Liptak about an exhibit on Viewmasters that the 3D Center is mounting. Also an episode of History Detectives coming up in June takes place at the 3D Center.
On Saturday April 21, a Trident nuclear submarine surfaced off the Washington coast near the Indian Island Naval base, two miles from Port Townsend.
Protesters gathered just outside the base to protest the arrival of the submarine. Two were arrested in acts of civil disobedience. KBOO’s Crystal Leighty spoke to one of those arrested, Liz Rivera Goldstein.
On April 18th, the Supreme Court agreed on ruling that certain types of second trimester abortions are illegal even when deemed medically necessary to save the woman’s life. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with local Planned Parenthood Vice President Nancy Bennett about the implications of this ruling.
New Orleans public housing residents are facing a legislative battle to get a bill passed in the Senate that would allow them to return home.
New Orleans housing activist Elizabeth Cook spoke to KBOO News on April 18th about the problems currently being faced by public housing residents who survived Hurricane Katrina eighteen months ago
Platform International Animation Festival Did you know that the biggest animation event in the country is happening this summer, and the host city is Portland? Tune in to Words and Pictures to hear the preview from event organizers, Marilyn Zornado and Shawn Bowman. Originally aired April 24th.