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Old Mole Variety Hour for June 11, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 06/11/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel hosts this episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour with segments on: From Asylum to Prison: Bill Resnick talks with Dr. Anne E. Parsons about her forthcoming work From Asylum to Prison: Deinstitutionalization and the Rise of Mass Incarceration after 1945. Inequ... Read more

"Freeway" Ricky Ross

Airs at: Thu, 06/07/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Today, we broadcast our one-hour special with Rick Donnell Ross, better known as "Freeway" Ricky Ross, and Cornell "Coach" Ward. Ross and Ward joined us for a special in-studio discussion on their role in the explosion of crack-cocaine that hit U.S. streets in the 1980s,... Read more

Portland Chinatown Museum

Airs at: Tue, 06/05/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features the new Portland Chinatown Museumwhich has a soft open on First Thursday, June 7th 4-8pm with photographer Dean Wong’s exhibit of Chinatown photographs. We’ll hear from executive director Jackie Petersen-Loomis and artist Roberta Wong about the history of g... Read more

An African-American and Latinx History of the United States: A Conversation with Paul Ortiz

Airs at: Fri, 06/08/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  Professor Ortiz will be at Powell's Books on June 18th for a book signing. Dr. Paul Ortiz is Associate Professor of History at the University of Florida and is Director of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program.  Professor Ortiz has published and taught in the fields o... Read more

Amy P. Knight on "Lost, Almost"

Airs at: Thu, 06/07/2018 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between The Covers
  Host Bethany Grabow talks with Amy P. Knight, author of the new book Lost, Almost. This genre-bending story revolves around renowned physicist Adam Brooks and his nuclear weapons work in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Reflections of his relationships come from generations of ... Read more

The Politics of Living - Episode 14

Airs at: Wed, 04/11/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The Politics of Living
  April 11, 2018 Inessa Anderson chats with Canadian singer-songwriter, Jennifer Berezan. Jennifer is intent on blurring the artistic boundaries and most importantly, the distinction between musical styles, politics, spiritual life, and environmental activism.  Darka D... Read more

Roseanne Canceled...should the NFL be next?

Airs at: Fri, 06/01/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
  Linda Olson-Osterlund hosts Positively Revolting. Call (503) 231-8187 to join the conversation. In the Washington Post Karen Attiah wrote: It’s time to cancel the NFL and its plantation-style politics.... If you want a modern example of nakedly racist authoritarianism i... Read more

The Women of KBOO

Airs at: Fri, 06/29/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
KBOO Radio began in 1968. 2018 marks 50 years of on-air programming. Join host Barbara Bernstein  and guests Carol Mazer (program director in the mid 70s), Vicki Stoppiello (board president in the late 70s and station manager in the early 80s, who engineered and nurtured th... Read more

All Governments Lie - Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone

Airs at: Thu, 05/31/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch
  Per Fagereng welcomes producer Jeff Cohen to KBOO ahead of the Portland screening of his film All Governments Lie.  Jeff Cohen is the founding Director of the Park Center for Independent Media and Endowed Chair / Associate Professor.  The center’s mission is to study the... Read more

Losing the Nobel Prize: A Conversation with Brian Keating

Airs at: Tue, 05/22/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  It is not unusual to have a Nobel Prize winner write a book. But what about those who lose the Nobel Prize? Not too many write that book. Dr. Brian Keating did. He is an astrophysicist who teaches at the University of California at San Diego.  He almost won the Nobel Pri... Read more