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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Yvonne Simmons on Peru's Children

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Radiozine
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Thu, 05/29/2008

Host Crystal Leighty speaks with local activist Yvonne Simmons about her recent trip to Peru where she has worked with a political and human rights NGO for many years. She talks about her work with children in poor neighborhoods who live off the small items that they scavenge from a local garbage dump. She also discusses her work on preventing violence against women.


 

26:00 minutes (23.81 MB)

Miriam Widman at F.H. Steinbart's

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program date: 
Wed, 05/28/2008

Roving reporter Miriam Widman produced this extra web content for the "Beverage Nerds" episode.

3:09 minutes (4.33 MB)

Movie Review: "Standard Operating Procedure"

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Wed, 05/28/2008

Movie Mole Brooke Jacobson uncovers what's  missing in the new Erol Morris documentary about the Abu Ghraib photos, "Standard Operating Procedure."   

8:51 minutes (4.06 MB)

Ibrahim Warde, on The Truth Behind The Financial War on Terror

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Wed, 05/28/2008

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Ibrahim Warde, adjunct professor at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, about his book The Price of Fear: The Truth Behind The Financial War on Terror.  

28:09 minutes (25.78 MB)

Presswatch 5-29-08

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Presswatch
program date: 
Wed, 05/28/2008

Host Theresa Mitchell presents the news you're not supposed to know and takes comments from callers. 

25:19 minutes (23.19 MB)

Suddenly, Last Winter: Italian Gay Marriage

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Radiozine
program date: 
Wed, 05/28/2008

Host Marliese Franklin speaks with Italian filmmakers Gustav Hofer and Luca Ragazzi about their film Suddenly, Last Winter, which is part of QDoc: The Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival.   This Italian film follows a couple  filmmakers Gustav Hofer and Luca Ragazzi) as the Italian government debates domestic partnership legislation.  Through interviews with people on the street, ranging from devout Catholics to a band of fascists, the pair paints a complex picture of how Italians view the concept of family, and how powerful a role the church plays in that country's politics.

28:28 minutes (26.06 MB)

Republicans Prevent Public Access to Grand Jury System Information

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 05/28/2008

Civil rights leaders and civil libertarians have
launched a campaign to reform Oregon’s Grand Jury system.

During the recent legislative session, there was an
attempt to make grand jury testimony public in certain cases.

Republican legislators managed to stop that measure
from going forward.

KBOO
reporter Don Wolfe spoke with Dan Handelman from Portland Cop Watch and a civil
rights attorney Lauren Regan about the problems with the secrecy of the Grand
Jury system in Oregon.

 

7:00 minutes (6.42 MB)

Glass Arts Conference

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program: 
Art Focus
program date: 
Wed, 05/28/2008

Host Julie Bernard interviews Mel George of Studio Ramp about the Glass Arts Society's 38th
Annual Conference taking place here in Portland June 19th - 21st.

 

29:47 minutes (27.27 MB)

Interview: Isabel MacDonald of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting on Pentagon Pundits

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Wed, 05/28/2008

Kboo reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Isabel MacDonald of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting about the recent Pentagon Pundits Scandal and the Pentagon's ongoing use athe media in its illegal campaign to mislead the American public about the Iraq War.

 

 

20:13 minutes (18.51 MB)

DIY, Portland: Beer and Wine

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program date: 
Wed, 05/28/2008

Please note: The KBOO broadcast of this episode has been postponed until May 29, but you can listen right here whenever you'd like! There will also be a listening and tasting party Thursday, May 15 @ 7pm at the Waypost (3120 N. Williams Ave.)

28:04 minutes (19.27 MB)

 

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