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EcoNvergence--Tara Herevil

Airs at: Mon, 10/19/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
We presented Tara Herevil’s talk from October 2, 2009 at the EcoNvergence gathering. Tara focused her comments on our theme, “Is the present prison system financially sustainable?” A REMINDER! It’s not too late to support KBOO with a membership pledge. We fell short of our ... Read more

Project Censored Benefit for KBOO

KBOO is excited to announce that the editors of Project Censored 2010 will be hosting a benefit for the station. All proceeds except book sales will go to KBOO.What: An Evening with Project CensoredWhen: 11/07/2009Time: 5-7:30PMWhere: First Unitarian Church Main Sanctuary  ... Read more

Interview with Dennis Sobin

Airs at: Mon, 10/12/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Dennis Sobin, Director of Safe Streets Arts Foundation, talked about the opportunity provided by his foundation for prisoners to show their creativity. An annual program presented at Kennedy Center in Washington DC includes plays, poems and music by prisoners. We look forwa... Read more

Felony Franks

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Jim Andrews, owner of Felony Franks told us about his hot dog stand that only hires ex-felons. Everything on the menu at Felony Franks has a name that’s prison related. You can link to Felony Franks and learn more about this innovative business at http://www.felonyfranks.co... Read more

Terry Stein Interview

Airs at: Mon, 09/21/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Prison Pipeline guest is Terry Stein, board member of Seventh Step at Oregon State Prison in Salem. Terry shared her experiences of 11 years of working with programs to help prisoners change their lives and avoid recidivism. Read more

Voices from the Edge on 09/10/09

Airs at: Thu, 09/10/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Curtis Edward McCarty was convicted and sentenced to death twice for a 1982 murder in Oklahoma City. After repeated court battles and 21 years in prison - 19 on death row - McCarty was exonerated and released following a 2005 appeals court ruling based on new DNA evidence a... Read more

Prisons as Slavery: Robert King of The Angola 3

Airs at: Thu, 09/10/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for A Deeper Look
Robert Hillary King author and the only member of The Angola 3 to be freed from jail joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund to give an update on the cases of the A3 and to talk about prisons as modern slavery. Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox have spent 37 years in solitary conf... Read more

Prison Labor

Airs at: Mon, 09/07/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Prison Pipeline
It’s Labor Day, so we talked about prison labor. Tatiana, our guest helped Ruth walk through some of the basic information about prison labor. Ruth also read from essays about working in prison written by folks at Oregon State Prison. Read more

Center for Intercultural Organizing - on Common Sense

Airs at: Wed, 09/02/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Common Sense Hosted by Kayse Jama and Grassia Melendez Join the conversation in a new Talk Radio Show, Common Sense, aimed towards presenting the Immigrant and Refugee Perspective on issues that are under-represented in our Mainstream Media.  Today's guests are Baher Butti... Read more

From the Archives: Nikki Giovanni

Airs at: Tue, 09/01/2009 at 12:00am
Here at KBOO, we're slowing digging through our archives to bring hidden gems to light in the digital era.  While much of our archived audio is on reel-to-reel, we have some newer work on CD format that we're currently unearthing.  Here's a great example: Nikki Giovanni's 2... Read more