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Kimberly Moreland discusses history of Blacks in Oregon

Airs at: Thu, 02/05/2015 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
    Oregon Black Pioneers Board member Kimberly Moreland discusses African Americans of Portland and Perseverance: A History of African Americans In Oregon’s Marion and Polk Counties, both published by the Pioneers organization.   She also invites listeners to view "Racing ... Read more

The Fourth Karamatzoh Brother

Airs at: Mon, 01/05/2015 at 11:00pm - Tue, 01/06/2015 at 12:00am
Produced for Audio Comix
Welcome to another exciting episode of the 1930s radio play, The Brothers Karamatzoh – the story of a mediocre comedy team from New York City. On tonight’s Ubu Hour, we present Act Two – an introduction to Milton, the fourth, and least talented, Karamatzoh Brother. He can’t... Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour Salutes Indigenous Peoples Day

Airs at: Mon, 10/13/2014 at 11:00pm - Tue, 10/14/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for The Holy Crowley Hour
Many of our late-night deejays have been accused of belonging to a cult led by Aleister Crowley. That's only half right. We're member of a cult, and this cult is led by a Crowley, however, it's not Aleister. Rather it’s his brother Carl. Carl Crowley. Carl is Aleister’s lit... Read more

Karamatzoh Père

Airs at: Mon, 09/01/2014 at 11:00pm - Tue, 09/02/2014 at 12:00am
Produced for Audio Comix
Welcome to another exciting episode of the 1930s radio play, The Brothers Karamatzoh – the story of a mediocre comedy team from New York City.  The Karamatzoh Brothers are to the Ritz Brothers what the Ritz Brothers are to the Marx Brothers.  And, if you've never heard of t... Read more

Last Stories and Other Stories by William T. Vollmann

Airs at: Thu, 08/07/2014 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with William T. Vollmann. the author of nine novels, three collections of short fiction, a memoir, and six works of non-fiction, including the seven-volume treatise on violence, Rising Up and Rising Down. Vollmann won the 2005 National Book Award for Fi... Read more

The Mystery of Opal Whiteley

Airs at: Tue, 12/24/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
Dmae Roberts presents Talking With The Wind: The Mystery of Opal Whiteley, a half-hour documentary on Opal Whiteley, of a young woman from Cottage Grove, Oregon who became the center of an international controversy. In 1920 she published a childhood diary about her time in... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: Wilmer Fields, "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiography"

Airs at: Fri, 08/07/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Black Book Talk
Wilmer Leon Fields (August 2, 1922 – June 4, 2004) was a household name in the Negro leagues and other baseball circuits between the 1940s and 1950s.  His son, Bennie Fields, visits Black Book Talk to discuss his father's book,  "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiograp... Read more

Kimberly Stowers Moreland , author of "African Americans of Portland, a pictorial history"

Airs at: Thu, 02/07/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Guest Kimberly Stowers Moreland is the author of African Americans of Portland, a pictorial history.  From hundreds of black and white and sepia-toned photos, Moreland pieced together a slice of the local African American narrative, one that reflects how prior to World War ... Read more

Between Us

  General Interest. Science, politics, literature, popular culture, comedy, arts & music, etc.   Read more

Treasures From The KBOO Archives

This program features Treasures from the KBOO Audio Archive, going back to 1968 Please help us preserve these audio gems! ---> KBOO's Public Affairs Archive Digitization Project KBOO has an archive of over 7000 recordings of speeches, interviews and documentaries datin... Read more