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!

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Old Mole Variety Hour for August 4, 2008

program date: 
Sun, 08/03/2008

Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program explores the current situation in Iraq and future possibilities there; an artists collective that focuses on political print-making; relationship between capitalism and democracy; and a movie about three generations of Mexican-American women in a small town in Arizona.  You can hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow above, or listen to individual pieces by following their links below:

1.  Antonia Juhasz on Iraq--a Bill  Resnick interview.

2.  The Just Seeds Visual Resistance Artists Cooperative: Sudarat Musikawong talks with member  Pete Yahnke.

52:09 minutes (23.88 MB)

Landscapes of Dissent: Guerilla Poetry and Public Space

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Thu, 07/31/2008

 

Jay Thiemeyer speaks with Jules Boykoff and Kaia Sand, who collaborated on the book,  Landscapes of Dissent: Guerilla Poetry and Public Space.

28:35 minutes (26.18 MB)

Interview with Portland singer-songwriter Teri Untalan

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APA Compass
program date: 
Thu, 07/31/2008

Kushlani deSoyza's interview with Teri Untalan aired on APA Compass August 1st, 2008.

14:05 minutes (12.91 MB)

Interview with Los Angeles hip-hop artist Skim

program: 
APA Compass
program date: 
Thu, 07/31/2008

Liz Roger's interview with Skim aired on APA Compass August 1st, 2008.

9:49 minutes (8.98 MB)

Recruiters Audiotaped Threatening High Schoolers

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 07/31/2008

 

A Houston TV station presented the results of an investigation, on August 1st  showing military recruiters bullying schoolkids and threatening them with prison.

The recruiters lie to the high schoolers, telling them that the 'delayed entry' program is a binding contract.  In fact, the delayed entry program is not a binding contract, but a program supposedly designed to let kids 'try out' the military before deciding for sure.

Here's a clip of the NBC News report:

0:35 minutes (366.85 KB)

Interview with New York's DJ Rehka

program: 
APA Compass
program date: 
Thu, 07/31/2008

Toni Tabora-Roberts' interview with DJ Rehka aired on APA Compass August 1st, 2008.

8:37 minutes (2.96 MB)

The Last KBOO AM News

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program date: 
Thu, 07/31/2008

This is the last broadcast of the KBOO Morning News, a day that will live in infamy. Listen if you dare!

15:16 minutes (13.97 MB)

A History of the KBOO AM News

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program date: 
Thu, 07/31/2008

A look back at the history of the 17 years of the KBOO Morning News featuring the voices of some of the people who started the newscast in 1991.

23:16 minutes (21.3 MB)

Culture Clash at the 7-11

program: 
APA Compass
program date: 
Thu, 07/31/2008

In the process of buying a bottle of Aquafina, Kushlani de Soyza defies the expectations of a convenience-store clerk.

2:40 minutes (3.06 MB)

Interview: Andrew Pappone and Attorney Tom Nelson on IDS & FBI Harrassment

program date: 
Wed, 07/30/2008

Reed Graduate,  Andrew Pappone and his attorney Tom Nelson discuss his detention by the Israeli Defense Force when he left Palestine following completion of n internship with the Palestine Fair Trade Association.  After he returned to the US he and his family faced harrassment by the FBI prompting him to hire civil rights attorney Tom Nelson.

29:04 minutes (26.62 MB)

 

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