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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!

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

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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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The Underground
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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)

MovieTalk 8-27-08

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Tue, 08/26/2008

Ed Goldberg and D.K. Holm review the latest movies.

25:48 minutes (23.62 MB)

interview with aphrodite jones

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Tue, 08/26/2008

this is the interview that appeared on the 20 august episode of 'guess who's coming to radio??!! with aphrodite jones, author of the book 'michael jackson conspiracy'.  she has appeared on programs such as: america's most wanted, the CBS early show, geraldo at large, inside edition, montel wiliams, medical detectives and the o'reilly factor.

on 'michael jackson conspiracy' (from aphroditejones.com):

"In June 2005, when Aphrodite Jones made her last appearance on The O’Reilly Factor related to the Michael Jackson trial, she experienced a striking moment of clarity: 

13:40 minutes (12.52 MB)

Abe and Joe Talk Radio - August 26

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Mon, 08/25/2008

Host Joe Uris talks with listeners about proposed Liquified Natural Gas Pipelines in Oregon, the history and real meaning of the Russian/Georgian conflict and the Obama-Biden Democratic National Convention.  A No-Holds-Barred discussion of Real Stuff in Real Time.

Interesting Links from today's show:

http://www.lngpollutes.org/
http://www.globalresearch.ca/
http://www.opednews.com/articles/Cindy-Sheehan-Bugged-in-De-by-Rob-Kall-080825-412.html

 

 

58:31 minutes (26.79 MB)

Andrew Sean Greer, "The Story of a Marriage"

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Between the Covers
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Mon, 08/25/2008

Host Jim Schumock interviews Andrew Sean Greer about his latest book, The Story of a Marriage, which is set in the 1950s and molded by the social events of the times.

28:09 minutes (6.45 MB)

Air Cascadia 08-26-08

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Air Cascadia
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Mon, 08/25/2008

News and commentary with an edge.

12:05 minutes (2.08 MB)

UPA Retrospective

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Words and Pictures
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Mon, 08/25/2008

Words & Pictures celebrates 65 years of the UPA animation studio with rare audio clips and stories from the people who were there.  Guest Jack Heiter helped animate Mister Magoo, Roger Ramjet, and the forgotten 1960's classic Gay Purr-ee; and animation historian Tee Bosustow is the son of UPA director Stephen Bosustow, who co-founded the studio in the wake of the 1940's Disney strike.

60:03 minutes (24.06 MB)

Michael Rohd of Sojourn's "Built"- civic planning theatre

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Stage and Studio
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Mon, 08/25/2008

Dmae Roberts talks with Michael Rohd, founder and artistic director of Sojourn Theatre, is back in town and ready to talk about BUILT. His civic planning engagement theatre piece at South Waterfront finishes up Linda K. Johson's Artist in Residence project there. And in the last part of the show... an audio portrait about an eighty-year-old woman learning to fly.  The piece was produced by Arielle Lasky, a student of the Salt Institute of Documentary Studies.

26:04 minutes (20.89 MB)

China Arrests Two Journalists

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Evening News
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Sun, 08/24/2008

 

Two independent journalists were among six people arrested in China yesterday.

The other four were apparently 'Free Tibet' protesters, but were not engaged in any protests at the time of their arrest.

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with the wife of Brian Conle, one of the detained journalists:

3:29 minutes (3.2 MB)

 

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