Latest Public Affairs Audio

Movie Moles: "Soloist"

program date: 
Sun, 05/31/2009

 Soloist, starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr., is a story about mental illness, genius, friendship, and self-determination.  Movie Moles Frann Michel and Jan Haaken analyze the film's strengths and limitations.  

10:55 minutes (6.25 MB)

US Buys Large Stake in General Motors

Categories:
program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/31/2009

General Motors filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in New York today.

 The move comes as part of an Obama plan to downsize the automaker to a manageable size and grants a majority ownership stake to the federal government.

Many citizens feel concern over the government’s new property. KBOO’s Peter Shoaf investigates:

 
3:18 minutes (3.02 MB)

An Evil, Evil Man

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 05/31/2009

AN EVIL, EVIL MAN - Starring the voice of Richard Bruce Cheney, this audio peice involves a former vice-president accused of torture and war crimes who appears again on the air waves for even more fear mongering.  A collage of scary sounds and creepy pronouncements from an evil, evil man. 

15:51 minutes (14.51 MB)

Torture, Obama and the Rule of Law

program date: 
Sun, 05/31/2009

 President Obama opposes torture and defends the rule of law, and yet his actions don't entirely repeal the Bush era's attack on constitutional rights.  Attorney Mike Snedeker talks with the Old Mole's Jan Haaken about what it all means.  Mike's recommendations for getting active on this matter:  The ACLU and Center for Constitutional Rights.

12:54 minutes (7.39 MB)

El Salvador Inaugurates Leftist President

Categories:
program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/31/2009

The Central American nation of El Salvador inaugurated its first leftist President in decades today, amidst great fanfare and nationwide celebrations.

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Samantha Alloy, with the Portland branch of the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador, about the importance of today’s inauguration, and local solidarity actions in Portland:

 
6:39 minutes (6.1 MB)

An Evil, Evil Man

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Sun, 05/31/2009

AN EVIL, EVIL MAN - Starring the voice of Richard Bruce Cheney, this audio peice involves a former vice-president accused of torture and war crimes who appears again on the air waves for even more fear mongering.  A collage of scary sounds and creepy pronouncements from an evil, evil man. 

15:51 minutes (14.51 MB)

Torture, Obama and the Rule of Law

program date: 
Sun, 05/31/2009

 President Obama opposes torture and defends the rule of law, and yet his actions don't entirely repeal the Bush era's attack on constitutional rights.  Attorney Mike Snedeker talks with the Old Mole's Jan Haaken about what it all means.  Mike's recommendations for getting active on this matter:  The ACLU and Center for Constitutional Rights.

12:54 minutes (7.39 MB)

El Salvador Inaugurates Leftist President

Categories:
program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/31/2009

The Central American nation of El Salvador inaugurated its first leftist President in decades today, amidst great fanfare and nationwide celebrations.

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Samantha Alloy, with the Portland branch of the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador, about the importance of today’s inauguration, and local solidarity actions in Portland:

 
6:39 minutes (6.1 MB)

 

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