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Special Programming: Public Affairs on 05/06/11

Air date: 
Fri, 05/06/2011 - 7:00am - 8:00pm
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An Entire Day of News and Public Affairs

Join us as we celebrate news and public affairs programs on KBOO with an entire day of interviews and recently recorded speeches.

7:00 AMDemocracy Now! with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

8:00 AMPositively Revolting Talk Radio with Ani Haines and Lyn Moelich. Their guest is activist Linda Stout, the former protégée of civil rights legend Septima Clark. Linda started the Piedmont Peace Project and is now the director of a new organization, Spirit in Action. Her new book is COLLECTIVE VISIONING.

9:00 AMAPA Compass - A forum for dialogue, exploration, and dissemination of issues pertinent to APA communities. Today’s show features an interview with Scott Kurashige, who has been collecting the speeches and writings of activist Grace Lee Boggs for the past ten years. He helped craft her work into the new book “Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century.”

10:00 AMAir Cascadia with Chris Andreae. Her special guest is Will Potter, award-winning independent journalist based in Washington, D.C., who focuses on “eco-terrorism,” the animal rights and environmental movements, and civil liberties post-9/11. His new book is "Green Is the New Red: An Insider's Account of a Social Movement Under Siege."

10:30 AMActivist and former Green Party candidate David Cobb on “Creating Democracy and Challenging Corporate Rule.” He spoke in Corvallis on March 3rd.

12 noonNoted linguist, philosopher and author Noam Chomsky speaks on “Prospects for Peace in the Middle East", recorded at Pacific University in April.

1:45 PMJournalist and author Joshua Foer, author of “Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything,” recorded in Portland in March

3:30 PMInterview with Eva Golinger, winner of the International Award for Journalism in Mexico (2009) and author of “The Chavez Code.”

4:00 PMDemocracy Now! with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

5:00 PMKBOO Evening News

6:00 PMBread and Roses, feminist news and public affairs
A different kind of Mother's Day
We will look at where Mother's Day came from and talk about meaningful ways of celebrating it. Hear from local organizations who will have Mother's Day events to recognize mothers who often are forgotten.
Hosted by Gabriele Ross


 

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