History

Portland History on Film

Airs at: Thu, 05/25/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  The Vanport Mosaic Festival is honoring the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the City of Vanport with historic exhibits, theater, and documentaries.  Jenn Chavez talks with Laura Lo Forti about the film project Lost City, Living Memories: Vanport Through the Voic... Read more

Saudi Arabia: History & Politics...Madawi Al-Rasheed

Airs at: Tue, 05/23/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Saudi Arabia is a quixotic ally of the U.S., to say the least. Fifteen of the nineteen 9/11 hijackers were from the desert kingdom. In the wake of the attack, the U.S. flew Saudi elites out of the country and then preceded to invade Afghanistan, through no Afghans were i... Read more

Virginia Garcia Opens Hillsboro Clinic

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In the face of deep cuts to health care programs, the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center has expanded to open a new clinic in Hillsboro, Oregon, with community driven, integrated services focusing on OB care, family planning and general women’s wellness. Since it’s foun... Read more

Conversation with OPAL Organizers about Gentrification, Transportation, and Environmental Justice

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
"Nothing about us with out us!" That is a statement that began as a grass roots chant for equity. KBOO reporter Jasmine Moneymaker spoke with Hyung Nam, Executive Director of Opal PDX and Shawn Fleek, Community Engagement Director of Opal PDX about what the chant means, Po... Read more

Police Scientist: Michael A. Wood Jr.

Airs at: Fri, 05/19/2017 at 10:00am - 11:30am
  In 2015, former Baltimore Policeman Michael A. Wood Jr. took to Twitter to publicly blow the whistle on the corruption and abuse that he witnessed during his career. "Jacking up and illegally searching thousands of people with no legal justification" "Placing people in... Read more

Narrow River, Wide Sky by Jenny Forrester

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  On the Colorado Plateau between slot canyons and rattlesnakes, Jenny Forrester grew up with her mother and brother in a single-wide trailer proudly displaying an American flag. Forrester’s powerfully eloquent story reveals a rural small town comprising God-fearing Republ... Read more

Shaun King on Voices from the Edge

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  The writer and activist joins Jo Ann on KBOO.  Shaun King offers an articulate and historically grounded take on the most pressing problems of the day. This generation has its own challenges—challenges for which we need real and applicable solutions. Instead of wondering... Read more

"A Gentleman in Moscow"

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
A Gentleman in Moscow is a historical novel by Amor Towles; wonderful descriptions of Moscow and incisive psychological analysis of his main characters. It is a very emotionally intelligent book. Read more

David Barsamian joins Abe & Joe LIVE FROM KBOO!

Airs at: Tue, 05/16/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
  Abe & Joe are joined in-studio by KBOO favorite David Barsamian during the Spring Membership Drive.  Call in with your support at (877) 500-5266.  Call in with your questions at (503) 231-8187 One of America's most tireless and wide-ranging investigative journalists, Da... Read more

Trump's religious freedom order and the Queer Doc Festival

Airs at: Tue, 05/09/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
    We'll be sitting down with ACLU of Oregon staff attorney Kelly Simon to talk about Prexy Trump's 'religious freedom' order, issued last week. Is it as bad as expected? More nuanced? How might it play out? We're going to explore these questions, and more, with Kelly.  ... Read more