History

Cesar Chavez Day Special Programming

Airs at: Fri, 03/31/2017 at 5:00pm - 8:00pm
This Friday, 3/31, is the birthday and nationally-recognized holiday (since 2014) to acknowledge UFW founder and farm labor organizing champion, Cesar Chavez.   KBOO will be airing Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta speeches from our archives, and from those of sister statio... Read more

10 Steps to End Mass Incarceration in America

Airs at: Thu, 03/30/2017 at 8:00am - Fri, 03/31/2017 at 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
   Howell Woltz speaks from personal experience. He was arrested, illegally denied bail, and unlawfully held for seven years by the U.S. Government, though never convicted in or by any court of jurisdiction. Woltz vividly illustrates each of his suggested reforms with rive... Read more

The State of Hip-Hop in 2017

Airs at: Wed, 03/29/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Nolan, Nicholas and Desiree take a look at the state of Hip-Hop music in 2017. with guests Shaida Akbarian and Grand Skeme. Later in the program, a roundtable critique of recent topics in corporate media, followed by updates on Project Censored stories with Alicia Huarta... Read more

Calamity Jon Morris

Airs at: Fri, 03/31/2017 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Words and Pictures
  "Calamity Jon" Morris is an author, illustrator, and designer who has been collecting obscure and eccentric comic books since his earliest years.  In 2015, he turned his passion into the scholarly and boisterous anthology The League of Regret­table Superheroes: Half-Bake... Read more

Cork Dork by Bianca Bosker

Airs at: Wed, 03/29/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Host Ken Jones talks with Bianca Bosker, author of the new book Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste. Cork Dork tells the story of Bianca’s quest to become a Certified So... Read more

The Lost Eleven

Airs at: Tue, 03/28/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  James Dixon talks with co-author Robert Child about the story of the Wereth Eleven. Nearly forgotten by history these African-American soldiers who fought courageously for freedom in World War II only to be ruthlessly executed by Nazi troops during the Battle of the Bulg... Read more

The Women Who Made New York

Airs at: Fri, 03/24/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
  We are happy to talk with Julie Scelfo, author of The Women Who Made New York.  Women have long been left out of US history, from the local to the national.  Given our cultural biases, we are still apt to think of city-builders as men. The Women Who Made New York seeks ... Read more

Iran: History & Politics

Airs at: Tue, 03/21/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Iran, a country of 80 million people, strategically straddles West and South Asia. Once in Washington’s hip pocket, Iran dramatically left the U.S. orbit in 1979 when the Shah was overthrown and the Islamic Republic was established. The “loss” of Iran was a major blow to... Read more

Gremlin Time

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2017 at 11:00pm - Tue, 03/21/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
For tonight, a re broadcast of our presentation of excerpts from the book "Dean and Me; A Love Story" by Jerry Lewis. Reminisences of the days of the super night clubs and the greatest comedy team in showbussines, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis. Read by Fortunato. Read more

Chris Hedges on the Rise of Trump and American Fascism

Airs at: Mon, 03/20/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  It's all about "The F-Word," our monthly exploration of fascism"which is corporate control of the state, combined with repression of human rights and ramped up police and military. Today we devote this entire hour to "The F-Word" with a major address, "The Rise of Trump,... Read more