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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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Meet the candidates: Hanten Day and Richard Riggs

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Radiozine
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Wed, 10/22/2008

On the Oct 22 Radiozine Richelle Corbo interviews  Hanten Day and Richard Riggs, the Democratic candidates for Oregon House Districts 19 and 20, representing Salem, Aumsville, Monmouth and Independence.

29:25 minutes (20.2 MB)

US Deploys Military Domestically First Time

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Evening News
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Wed, 10/22/2008

For the first time ever, the US is deploying a military unit inside the United States.  KBOO news reporter Jacob Anderson-Minshall speaks with an ACLU representative about the issues involved, especially the lack of information about why the unit was deployed and what it will be used for. 

3:11 minutes (2.92 MB)

Presidential Candidates and the Middle East - Interview with Dr. Entessar

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Wed, 10/22/2008
US Presidential Candidates and the Middle East Affairs
Live interview with Professor Nader Entessar
Thursday October 9th, 2008
Nader Entessar is professor and chair of the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice at University of South Alabama .
27:50 minutes (12.75 MB)

Greg Palast: Steal Back Your Vote

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Words and Pictures
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Wed, 10/22/2008

Just in time for the 2008 election, investigative reporter Greg Palast has published a comic book, Steal Back Your Vote, with the cooperation of Robert Kennedy Jr. and cartoonists Ted Rall (America Gone Wild), Lloyd Dangle (Troubletown), and Lukas Ketner (Witch Doctor).  KBOO's S.W. Conser talks to Greg and the comic artists about steps that citizens can take to counteract voter fraud and suppression.

29:27 minutes (11.8 MB)

Special on Police Brutality: DanHandelman Interview 2

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Tue, 10/21/2008
9:37 minutes (8.81 MB)

Special on Police Brutality: Professor James Klingman

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Tue, 10/21/2008
36:56 minutes (33.81 MB)

Special on Police Brutality: Dan Handelman Interview 3

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Tue, 10/21/2008
6:38 minutes (6.08 MB)

"Day of the Dead" at Milagro Theatre and "Pterodactyle" at Theatre Vertigo

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Stage and Studio
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Tue, 10/21/2008

Host Dmae Roberts talks with Director Phillip Cuomo of Milagro Theatre about his production of " La Carpa del MaestroP:  El Dia de los Muertos" Day of the Dead celebration.  In the second half, Tom Moorman of Theatre Vertigo talks about "Pterodactyls" by Nicky Silver, a play about the demise of the American family.

26:22 minutes (24.14 MB)

Special on Police Brutality: Chris Andraea

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Tue, 10/21/2008
2:13 minutes (2.04 MB)

Special on Police Brutality: Sir Millage

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Tue, 10/21/2008

Many religious leaders and others have spoken out against the police brutality against the 15year old boy Sir Millage. Speakers include Pasture Laroy Hanes, Pasture T. Allen Bethel, Jason Renald of the Mental Health Assosiation of Portland and Rev. Overstreet Smith

16:50 minutes (15.41 MB)

 

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