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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Winter Soldier Hearings:Interview with PDX Veteran for Peace

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Evening News
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Mon, 03/17/2008

 

Malcolm Chaddock is a member with the Veterans for Peace chapter here in Portland. He went to Maryland last week to attend the Winter Soldier hearings that took place last weekend in Springwater, Maryland.

KBOO’s Michael Ianello talked with him today about his experience there and how the testimonials have effected the movement.

 

3:49 minutes (3.49 MB)

G.M. Ford, author of "Nameless Night"

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Between the Covers
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Mon, 03/17/2008

Host Ed Goldberg speaks with G.M. Ford, author of "Nameless Night," a story of a search for a man's identity in the face of government repression.

28:14 minutes (25.86 MB)

Dmae Roberts talks with Lorraine Bahr about "Star of Hope" and Kim Euell about "The Diva Daughters Dupree."

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Stage and Studio
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Mon, 03/17/2008

DMAE ROBERTS TALKS WITH LORRAINE BAHR AND KIM EUELL.

FIRST UP,  A COUPLE IN WISCONSIN WELCOME A PREGNANT GIRL NAMED TOOTIE TO THEIR HOME IN AN ENTERTAINING REVIVAL OF LEA FLODEN’S STAR OF HOPE…W DIRECTOR LORAINNE BARR  TELLS US ABOUT ABOUT BRINGING BACK THE PLAY AT SOWELU THEATRE AFTER 13 YEARS…AND IN THE LATTER PART OF THE SHOW…DMAE TALKS WITH ACCLAIMED PLAYWRIGHT KIM EUELL ABOUT HER PLAY THE DIVA DAUGHTERS DUPREE BEING PRESENTED BY PASSIN ART THEATRE,

26:58 minutes (21.61 MB)

Restorative Listening Project: Forum on Gentrification in North Portland

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Evening News
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Mon, 03/17/2008

 

Last night the Restorative Listening Project held an open public forum on gentrification at the First AME Zion Church in north Portland.   

The project attempts to address some of the effects of gentrification and development with open communication within neighborhoods.

 

4:11 minutes (3.84 MB)

Politics & Sex: Spitzer in the Media

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Sun, 03/16/2008

 A round-table discussion with Jan Haaken, Denise Morris and Bill Resnick in which they analyze and debate the hysterical media treatment of the Spitzer sex scandal and others like it.   Why this "perpetual surprise," these recurring "outbreaks of political virginity"?  

 

14:53 minutes (6.82 MB)

Portland Farmer's Markets

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Food Show
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Sun, 03/16/2008

Today's topic: The Market

Miriam Widman and Mark Bitterman host.

Today's Guests are Ron Paul, Consulting director for a Portland Public Market (portlandpublicmarket.com), and Eamon Molloy, manager of the Hillsdale Farmer's Market (hillsdalefarmersmarket.com) and president of the Oregon Farmer's Market Association (oregonfarmersmarkets.org).

56:01 minutes (25.65 MB)

Winter Soldier Hearings: Interview with writer/host Aaron Glantz

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Evening News
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Sun, 03/16/2008

 

This past weekend saw hundreds of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans descend upon Silver Springs, Maryland.

They were there for public hearings organized by Iraq Veterans Against the War.

Iraq Veterans Speak: Winter Soldier Hearings aired on KBOO last Friday and to provide a recap of the event KBOO's Michael Ianello spoke with writer and co-host of the event, Aaron Glantz.

 

5:00 minutes (4.58 MB)

Economic Meltdown?

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Sun, 03/16/2008

 The economy seems  to be melting down--but it has nothing to do with the production of goods and services, only with high finance.  This crisis is brought to you by business men who refuse to trust other busness men--because the all know they're all lying.  This from Bill Black, formerly a Federal bank examiner and now a writer on business and finance.  He talks with Bill Resnick in this illuminating interview.  Black is the author of The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One.

18:52 minutes (8.64 MB)

"Primary": The Movie

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Sun, 03/16/2008

 Denise Morris digs out a 1960 documentary film about the Wisconsin primary between Hubert Humphrey and John F. Kennedy and discusses how it changed the way we think of political campaigning.  It's called Primary, and you can find it at the Multnomah County Library.  

8:40 minutes (3.97 MB)

 

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