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Lessons from Labor History

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On this Labor Day program Laurie Mercier speaks with Mary Anne Trasciatti, Director of Labor Studies and Professor of Rhetoric and Public Advocacy at Hofstra University, about the inspirational early-20th century anti-capitalist radical, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, and her succ... Read more

A Lifetime of Labor Struggle

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Dianne Feeley who has fought her whole life for worker power, not just for a bigger piece of the pie, but for real participation and decision making in a society in which democracy is not confined to occasional elections but is nourished in daily lif... Read more

Forgiveness Is a Choice

Airs at: Sun, 09/03/2023 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Dr. Robert Enright holds the Aristotelian Professorship in Forgiveness Science within the Department of Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin- Madison. He is a licensed psychologist, and founder of the International Forgiveness Institute, a non-profit organization ... Read more

Donovan Scribes, Devon Boss and Nikki Sandoval on Black Friday at the Hollywood Theatre

Airs at: Thu, 08/24/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
The event featured three short films: about Paul and Geneva Knauls; one about DJ OG One; and one about Creative Homies, a downtown BIPOC artists’ collective. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour August 21st, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 08/21/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  This episode of the Old Mole is Hosted by Denise Morris Dreams of Liberation. This morning on The Old Mole we rebroadcast CS Soong interviewing historian Robin D.G Kelley on Against the Grain. Against the Grain is a weekly radio show hosted by Sasha Lilly and C.S Soong o... Read more

History Mystery and Odyssey - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 08/10/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended conversation with British filmmaker Martin Cooper and independent animators Rose Bond, Joanna Priestley, and Joan Gratz, we take a deeper dive into Portland's reputation as a hub for independent animation. History, Mystery, and Odyssey is Martin's most ... Read more

In memory of Melinda Peterson, a rebroadcast featuring Phil Proctor, David Ossman, David Koff, Sam Mowry, and Jonathan Stark

Airs at: Thu, 08/24/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Jonesy
Melinda Peterson passed away earlier this month. She was an immensely gifted actress on stage, screen, and radio, and a kind and generous human being. I met Melinda only twice in person, when she accompanied her husband, Phil Proctor of the legendary comedy troupe Firesign ... Read more

The Bomb

Airs at: Mon, 08/14/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Last week was the 77th anniversary of the US bombing of Hiroshima and Nagaski. The United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima on August 6th, 1945. The explosion immediately killed an estimated 80,000 people; tens of thousands more later died of radiation exposure. On... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 14, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 08/14/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The Bomb: Last week was the 77th anniversary of the US bombing of Hiroshima and Nagaski. The United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima on August 6th, 1945. The explosion... Read more

History Mystery and Odyssey

Airs at: Thu, 08/10/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Portland's reputation as a hub for independent animation gains new stature in a documentary from British filmmaker Martin Cooper.  In History, Mystery, and Odyssey, Martin profiles six iconic Portland animators: Rose Bond, Chel White, Joanna Priestley, Jim Blashfield, Jo... Read more