Marvin Simmons (KBOO)

Marvin's visit to Vietnam

Airs at: Fri, 12/16/2011 at 12:00pm

Jess Goodell on her memoir: "Shade it Black: Death and After in Iraq"

Airs at: Fri, 08/19/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
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Veteran's Voice Hosts Marvin Simmonss and Bill Bires interview Jess Goodell on her memoir "Shade it Black, Death and After in Iraq." In 2008, CBS' Chief Foreign Correspondent, Lara Logan, candidly speculated about the human side of the war in Iraq: "Tell me the last time yo... Read more

Homefront 911: Military Family Monologues

Airs at: Fri, 08/05/2011 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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Host Marvin Simmons of Northwest Veterans for Peace spoke with Stacy Bannerman, creator and producer of "Homefront 911: Military Family Monologues," a project of the Sanctuary for Veterans and Families. Also on the program are Tamara Rosenleaf, who wrote two of the monologu... Read more

Bob Chenowith, former prisoner of war in Hanoi, pt 2: Experiences in prison

Airs at: Fri, 05/20/2011 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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Host Marvin Simmons of Northwest Vets for Peace interviews Bob Chenoweth who was a prisoner of war in Hanoi for five years and a member of the Peace Committee while in prison. Members of the Peace Committee were deeply affected by their combat experiences and as a result re... Read more

Returning vets at risk for suicide--a challenge to mental health care in the armed forces

Airs at: Fri, 12/17/2010 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
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Hosts Northwest Vets for Peace discuss suicide among veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq. They also feature an interview from the Talk Nation Radio show with 1st Infantryman Jeff Hanks who went AWOL to avoid redeployment to Afghanistan. Hanks had a panic attack at ... Read more

Veteran's Voice on 11/19/10

Airs at: Fri, 11/19/2010 at 12:00am
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Hosts Marvin Simmons, Bill Bires and John Timothy of Northwest Vets for Peace speak with Belle Bennett Landau, Executive Director of the Returning Veterans Project. Returning Veterans Project is a nonprofit organization comprised of politically unaffiliated and independent... Read more

Veteran's Voice with guest S. Brian Willson

Airs at: Fri, 10/15/2010 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Northwest Vets for Peace Marvin Simmons, Bill Bires and John Timothy speak with anti-war activists S. Brian Willson. Willson served, from 1966 to 1970, in the USAF, including several months as a combat security officer in Vietnam. Later he became a member of Vietnam Vetera... Read more

Veteran's Voice on 08/20/10

Airs at: Fri, 08/20/2010 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Hosts Northwest Vets for Peace interview Jim Bunker, President of the National Gulf War Resource Center about Desert Storm and Gulf War Illness. The National Gulf War Resource Center is made up of Veterans and non-Veterans who want to get to the bottom of Gulf War Illness. ... Read more

Michael Zweig on the war and the working class: "The Working Class Majority: America's Best Kept Secret"

Airs at: Fri, 04/16/2010 at 12:00am
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Hosts Northwest Vets for Peace interview Michael Zweig, author of The Working Class Majority: America's Best Kept Secret, about "The War and the Working Class."  Michael Zweig is Professor of Economics at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he has won the... Read more

Dealing with PTSD

Airs at: Fri, 03/19/2010 at 12:00am
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Hosts Marvin Simmons, Bill Bires and John Timothy speak with Stacey Mullins who works with veterans on how to deal with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). CD-2010 Read more