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Ending racial profiling in Portland: A discussion with Dave Hardesty

program date: 
Thu, 08/13/2009

The Portland Police Bureau agreed to develop a plan for ending racial profiling within their organization. But despite promises from Police Chief Rosie Sizer, little progress seems to have been made. Community oganizations, meanwhile, are turning up the heat on city hall to implement an action plan now. Jo Ann talks with local activist Dave Hardesty about recent developments in the effort to end racial profiling in the police bureau.

57:00 minutes (45.66 MB)

Theresa interviews Dr. Henry Niman, Ph.D. on the Swine Flu

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program: 
Presswatch
program date: 
Wed, 08/12/2009

Theresa Mitchell interviews reknowned virus researcher Dr. Henry Niman, Ph.D. on the Novel A-H1N1 Swine Influenza Pandemic.  Why do 95-year-olds have immunity to a new virus?  What are the prospects for a worsened flu season?

21:12 minutes (19.42 MB)

Rove Involved in Political Firings

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 08/12/2009

Karl Rove may face prosecution for his role in the political firings of US attorneys in 2006.

After a thousand new documents came to light this week, the former Bush advisor has been exposed as being deeply involved in the firings.

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Columbia Law Professor Scott Horton about the implications of the new findings:

 

4:36 minutes (4.21 MB)

Katherine Hughes on the trial of Dr. Dhafir, an Iraqi Humanitarian Aid Worker

program date: 
Tue, 08/11/2009

 KBOO Wednesday Morning Talk Radio

Today, Marianne Barisonek talks with activist Katherine Hughes about how Muslims are being targeted for harassment in general, and how Dr. Dhafir, an Iraqi Humanitarian Aid Worker, has been targeted in particular.  

57:52 minutes (26.49 MB)

Katherine Hughes on the trial of Dr. Dhafir, an Iraqi Humanitarian Aid Worker

program date: 
Tue, 08/11/2009

 KBOO Wednesday Morning Talk Radio

Today, Marianne Barisonek talks with activist Katherine Hughes about how Muslims are being targeted for harassment in general, and how Dr. Dhafir, an Iraqi Humanitarian Aid Worker, has been targeted in particular.  

57:52 minutes (26.49 MB)

 

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