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Portland Cyclist Tasered

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Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 06/11/2008
Portland bike evangelist Reverend Phil was tasered by Portland police.

According to eyewitnesses, at around 10 o'clock PM, a police officer pulled over bicyclist Diana at Southeast Seventh and Morrison to issue her a citation for not having a bike light.

While the officer was writing the ticket, Reverend Phil came riding down the street, also without a light on his bicycle.

The officer then allegedly tackled Reverend Phil, pinned him against the wall, and tasered him multiple times.

A Portland Police spokesman stated that the Bicyclist ignored the officer's demand to stop, and was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and attempt to escape.
2:41 minutes (2.47 MB)

The Murder of Independent Journalist Brad Will in Oaxaca, Mexico

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 10/27/2008

October 27th marks the second anniversary of the murder of independent journalist Brad Will in Oaxaca, Mexico.  The Mexican government has marked the occasion by arresting a number of activist leaders and charging them with Brad's murder.

24:52 minutes (22.77 MB)

Election Dissection

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program date: 
Wed, 11/05/2008

On the Thursday following Barack Obama's election as president, KBOO hosts Linda Olson-Osterlund and S.W. Conser discuss the future of civil liberties and foreign relations with guests Jay Stanley of the American Civil Liberties Union; Chris Toensing, Executive Director of the Middle East Research and Information Project; and Harpers Magazine Editor John R. MacArthur.

60:02 minutes (24.05 MB)

Update on Gaza

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Wed, 01/14/2009

On the Jan 15 Radiozine, Jenka Soderberg host a two part program on the crisis in Gaza. This is part two - an update on the situation in Gaza, from Rami Almeghari in Maghazi Refugee Camp outside Gaza City.  She also speaks with Pennie Quinton in Nablus, where a 'Safe Place for Gaza' has been created to allow Palestinian factions to come together to express their support with their fellow Palestinians in Gaza.

14:43 minutes (10.11 MB)

Wyden Town Meeting

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 01/04/2009

OREGON SENATOR RON WYDEN HAD A TOWN MEETING SCHEDULED IN CLACKAMAS COUNTY YESTERDAY.  AROUND FORTY PEOPLE SHOWED UP TO THE SCHEDULED LOCATION, ALL BUT ONE OF THEM THERE TO DEMAND THAT WYDEN MAKE A STATEMENT ON THE ISRAELI INVASION OF GAZA.
BUT THEY WERE DISAPPOINTED TO LEARN THAT RON WYDEN HAD CANCELLED THE MEETING AT THE LAST MINUTE IN ORDER TO HEAD BACK TO WASHINGTON.
 

2:35 minutes (2.37 MB)

Joan Cheever Back From The Dead and Maurice Bickham Part 1 -

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program date: 
Mon, 01/19/2009

16:46 minutes (15.35 MB)

Net Neutrality and the FCC

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Mon, 12/20/2010

 Jenka Soderberg hosts a discussion of Net Neutrality as the FCC prepares to vote on a set of rules that will give the federal government the power to regulate news and information content online.

27:14 minutes (24.94 MB)

Portland nurse Maxine Fookson travels to the Gaza Strip

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 12/05/2011

On October 18th, 2011, health care workers from Washington and Oregon left for a medical delegation to Gaza, hosted by the Gaza Community Mental Health Program. The purpose of the trip is to learn more about the effects of ongoing war and occupation on the health of the citizens of Gaza.

26:13 minutes (24.01 MB)

Vintage Pitches

program: 
BOO Wire
Our PM News Director, Jenka Soderberg, compiled some Pitches of Yore from our tape archive. Awwww, yeah. Reel-to-reel, old school. 46:15 minutes (42.35 MB)

 

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