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Civil Liberties Watch: Angola 3 Defendant's Conviction Overturned

Airs at: Sat, 07/12/2008 at 5:00pm
Angola 3 defendant Albert Woodfox had his 1973 comviction for the killing of Angola prison guard overturned by a federal judge in Lousisiana. This is a significant victory for former Black Panther, Woodfox who was held in solitary confinement for over 34 years.Also see ango... Read more

Civil Liberties Watch

Airs at: Sun, 07/27/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
KBOO presents the latest on privacy issues from Civil Liberties Watch: Read more

Why are you a Republican?

 TPM Muckraker has the dirt on the Office of Professional Responsibility and Inspector General's report on the politicization of the Justice Department.Among the stringent Bush-era requirements for employment at DOJ: "What is it about George W. Bush that makes you want to s... Read more

The Private Prison Industry - Part 2.

Airs at: Sun, 07/27/2008 at 5:00pm
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The prison industry is a multi billion dollar industry.  At what cost to our rights under the constitution?  How much does this enormous industry affect policy from the federal level on down? Does it erode our sense of what it means to be American and free?  Read more

The Private Prison Industry - Part 1.

Airs at: Sun, 07/27/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for
The prison industry is a multi billion dollar industry.  At what cost to our rights under the constitution?  How much does this enormous industry affect policy from the federal level on down? Does it erode our sense of what it means to be American and free?  Read more

Highlights from past APA Compass programs

Airs at: Thu, 01/03/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
Our special new year edition includes excerpts and highlights from past APA Compass programs. A great sampling of the range of topics and guests that we cover, including interviews, roundtable discussions, audio postcards, Angry APA Minute and many more. Read more

Exploration of the Japanese American Internment experience

Airs at: Thu, 07/03/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
This month, APA Compass looks at the Japanese American internment experience including an audio postcard from the Oregon State University commencement where former Japanese American internees were given honorary degrees, a discussion with members of the Oregon Nikkei Legacy... Read more

Tacoma Detention Center

Airs at: Sun, 07/20/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 Today in our recurring feature Civil Liberties Watch, reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund talks about a newly released report condemning the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma for Constitutional and Human Rights violations. Read more

Abe Minus Joe on Obama the Wimp

Airs at: Mon, 07/14/2008 at 5:00pm
Host Abe Proctor leads a discussion on Obama, the Lessor of Two Evils, or How Much Stink Are You Willing To Tolerate To Keep McCain OUT of the White House?!? Read more

Patriotism Versus Nationalism

Airs at: Mon, 07/07/2008 at 5:00pm
Host Abe Proctor goes solo today, leading a discussion on Patriotism versus Nationalism, plus whatever else our callers bring to the table. Read more