News & Cultural Programming at KBOO

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KBOO community radio has been bringing diverse communities together for forty years.  We offer over twenty hours per day of programs that are produced locally by volunteer community members.  This is critical for having local voices on the airwaves at a time when media ownership is consolidating and the remaining local entities turn to syndicated programs.  Furthermore we offer genuine diversity.  In a city that is over three-quarters white, we offer programming by and for Asian, African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and those from many other backgrounds.  We put youth (with a part-time youth coordinator assisting), veterans, and the disabled on the air.  And we bring these communities together on and off the air!

 KBOO Programming Charter


In A Tight Spot

program date: 
Sat, 08/30/2008

In A Tight Spot, a play in two acts by Louis Aragon produced by the Sudden Radio Project for the Dada and Surrealism Festival.

Man: Watch out, can't you?

Arc Lamp: What do you want? I am Light!
 
85:41 minutes (24.52 MB)

Meditation vigil DNC

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 08/27/2008

 

There is at least one quiet spot in Denver during the Democratic National Convention. A group is holding Meditate08, a meditation vigil and training in a park across the river from the convention.

Andy Seaton has the report.

3:04 minutes (2.82 MB)

Oregon Bus Project At The DNC

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 08/27/2008

 

The Oregon Bus project is bringing a new political awareness to youth across oregon and now across the country.
Andy Seaton has the report.
 
1:52 minutes (1.71 MB)

DNC Merkley

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 08/27/2008

US Senate candidate Jeff Merkley spoke to KBOO’s Andy Seaton at the Democratic convention in Denver about the race and about his recent flip flop on Palestinian Human Rights.

5:58 minutes (5.46 MB)

DNC Host Family

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 08/27/2008

While covering the Democratic National Convention, Reporter Andy Seaton has been staying with a local Denver family.   They took time out of their busy day to share their experience of the convention.

3:55 minutes (1.8 MB)

Oregon Delegate

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 08/27/2008

 

KBOO Reporter Andy Seaton is on the ground in Denver at the Democratic National Convention.
He spoke with Oregon Delegate and Multnomah County Democratic Chair K-C Hanson today:

                            

4:05 minutes (3.75 MB)

Urban Warfare

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 08/27/2008

 

Portland officials say the US military has agreed to move a special forces training operation in urban warfare to Jantzen beach.
The decision came after the exercise on Monday sparked fear and panic among downtown residents.
KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg has more:
5:57 minutes (5.45 MB)

Book Review: Female Chauvinist Pig by Ariel Levy

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program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Tue, 08/26/2008

5:06 minutes (4.67 MB)

Our Backyard: Oregon Senate Republican's plan to sell Columbia River water

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program date: 
Tue, 08/26/2008

Our Backyard - KBOO's locally produced reports and comments on the environmental. This edition: Oregon Senate Republicans have a plan to sell Columbia River water. Here are some links:

http://www.eastoregonian.com/main.asp?SectionID=13&SubSectionID=48&ArticleID=81450

http://www.blueoregon.com/2008/08/the-saudi-arabi.html

http://aquadoc.typepad.com/waterwired/2008/08/should-oregon-cash-in-its-water.html

3:37 minutes (3.32 MB)

IRCO African Youth Leadership Conference

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program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Tue, 08/26/2008

 

Africa House Held it’s fifth annual African Youth Leadership Conference  on Saturday, August 16, 2008. at the IRCO Community Center.

Fatuma and Nur are Youth Reporters from Africa House who participated in the conference.  

You can get in touch with Africa House at www.irco.org or call
 503-802-0082. 

11:38 minutes (10.65 MB)

 

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