History

Pro-peace/Anti nukes: Physicians for Social Responsibility motivated by public Health concerns

Airs at: Wed, 07/27/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
  Physicians for Social Responsiblity (PSR) was founded in 1961 when a group of Boston physicians analyzed the medical consequences of nuclear bombs. Local physicians and scientists started Oregon PSR 20 years later to advocate against nuclear weapons and urge cleanup of t... Read more

Refugee Dreams Revisited

Airs at: Tue, 07/12/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts and MediaRites present Refugee Dreams Revisited as part of Crossing East Archive Project. This special is hosted by Margaret Cho and focuses on the experiences of Southeast Asian refugees in Portland, and features Cambodian musician Daran Kravanh. MediaRites is... Read more

Festi Jazz

Airs at: Fri, 07/08/2016 at 10:00pm - Sat, 07/09/2016 at 12:00am
This Friday evening we will enjoy recordings from Festi Jazz, which was a Jazz festival in Mexico City in the 1990's. Musicians include Juan Jose Calatayud, Hilario y Micky, Cuarteto Mexicano de Jazz, 0.720 Aleacion, Gerardo Batiz, Joao Enrique, Antropoleo, Banda Elastica a... Read more

The Monday Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 07/18/2016 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Another big show featuring a live performance by Gigi Love. Calling into the airroom will be former writer on the Dave Letterman Show, Steve Young, who will have a presentation of Industrial Musicals at the Hollywood Theater this Weds the 20th. Also stopping by will be loca... Read more

July Four Ironies

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  The fourth of July in the United States is not just a holiday when white people celebrate killing each other over land that wasn't theirs. It's about a document; it's about the contradictions and possibilities in the language of freedom and equality. The fourth of July i... Read more

Bart Ehrman on How the Earliest Christians Remembered, Changed, and Invented Their Stories of the Savior

Airs at: Fri, 07/01/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Host John Shuck speaks with Bart Ehrman, the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about his latest book, Jesus Before the Gospels: How the Earliest Christians Remembered, Changed, and Invented Their Stories of the Savior.... Read more

Remembering Stonewall

Airs at: Wed, 06/29/2016 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Each June we rebroadcast the 1989 radio documentary "Remembering Stonewall," by David Isay. This documentary, broadcast on the 20th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, is the first documentary -- in any medium -- about the riots. Hearing the voices of participants, from ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 27, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes these segments: Desiree Hellegers speaks with activists from the recent Vancouver, WA oil train blockade Denise reads commentary on Brexit as Global Rebellion Laurie Mercier talks with an historian and an ... Read more

Documenting the O.J. Simpson Case

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker talk about two television series produced this year on the O. J. Simpson murder case--the drama The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, and the documentary mini-series O.J.: Made in America. Jan and Mike take up the question of why... Read more

Birth Control History

Airs at: Mon, 06/27/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier speaks to Michael Helquist about the upcoming June 29 Birth Control Brigade in downtown Portland. Michael Helquist is the author of  MARIE EQUI Radical Politics & Outlaw Passions. The event will commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the arrests of nurse... Read more