Military/Veterans

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Former Drone Technician Cian Westmoreland on the Harsh Realities of Drone Warfare

Airs at: Fri, 10/21/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  Angie and Marvin host. Cian Westmoreland is a Air Force veteran and former drone technician, and drone critic. While serving at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, he was informed that he helped assist over 200 enemy kills. After separating from the Air Force, Cian has tes... Read more

S. Brian Willson on "Paying the Price for Peace"

Airs at: Mon, 10/17/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Vietnam veteran S. Brian Willson, who paid the price for peace as he was run over and nearly killed by a military train during a non-violent protest in 1987. Since then, he has not stopped calling attention to the US gover... Read more

Brian Castner on "All the Ways We Kill and Die"

Airs at: Thu, 10/13/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Host Jim Schumock speaks with non-fiction writer and memoirist Brian Castner, author of All the Ways We Kill and Die: An Elegy for a Fallen Comrade and the Hunt for His Killer and the memoir, The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows. Brian Castner is a no... Read more

The White Donkey - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 09/08/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended version of our interview with Oregon artist Maximilian Uriarte, we talk more about his graphic novel The White Donkey, which has been hailed for its frank depictions of post-traumatic stress disorder in young veterans.  Max hopes to adapt the graphic nov... Read more

The White Donkey - Maximilian Uriarte

Airs at: Thu, 09/08/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Oregon artist Maximilian Uriarte signed up with the U.S. Marine Corps at the age of nineteen and served as a gunner in the Iraq War.  His early comic strip Terminal Lance offered a sardonic view of military life in an occupied land, but his new graphic novel The White Do... Read more

Zaher Wahab on Life in Afghanistan

Airs at: Wed, 08/10/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Host Per Fagereng speaks with Zaher Wahab about what life is like in Afghanistan.  Zaher Wahab is Professor Emeritus at Lewis and Clark College. He was born and schooled in Afghanistan, received a B.A. in sociology from The American University of Beirut, an M.A. in comp... Read more

Preference radio: talking about the US Navy's decision to name a ship after Harvey Milk.

Airs at: Tue, 08/09/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We'll be talking about the military's lifting of the ban on trans servicepeople, as well as the recent decision of the US Navy to name a ship after Harvey Milk, with Seattle raconteur and author Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore.      Read more

Men Recovering from Military Sexual Trauma

Airs at: Fri, 07/15/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Join Angie and Marvin as they interview Brian Lewis of Men Recovering from Military Sexual Trauma Read more

Century Of Lies for July 10, 2016

Airs at: Sun, 07/10/2016 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week: Congress finalizes the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, the Veterans Affairs department releases a new estimate of veteran suicides -- 20 per day in 2014 -- and we speak with the authors of new research showing that medical marijuana laws are associated ... Read more

Amy Goodman Speaking on "Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America"

Airs at: Thu, 07/14/2016 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Amy Goodman gave a moving and inspiring talk on "Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America"  at the Aladdin Theater on May 8th. Her sold out event was a benefit for KBOO Community Radio and Street Roots. Hear this powerful talk as part of special ... Read more