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Historian Nathaniel Philbrick on His Book "Why Read Moby-Dick?"

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Thu, 01/16/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Historian Nathaniel Philbrick on His Book "Why Read Moby-Dick?"

Host Gene Bradley interviews historian Nathaniel Philbrick about his book "Why Read Moby-Dick?" 

Moby-Dick is perhaps the greatest of the Great American Novels, yet its length and esoteric subject matter create an aura of difficulty that too often keeps readers at bay. In his National Book Award- winning bestseller, "In the Heart of the Sea," Nathaniel Philbrick unpacked the story of the wreck of the whaleship Essex, the real-life incident that inspired Melville to write Moby- Dick. Now, he sets his sights on the fiction itself, offering a cabin master’s tour of a spellbinding novel rich with adventure and history.

The Physiology, Sociology and Politics of compassion.

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Mon, 01/13/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Scholars' Circle Panel on Compassion

From the series Scholars' Circle we feature a panel discussion looking at the physiology, sociology and politics of compassion. 
Featured speakers include Iain Wilkinson, Sociology, University of Kent; Paul Gilbert, Clinical Psychology, University of Derby; James Doty, founder, Director of the Center for Compassion & Altruism Research and Education.

Journalist Mirta Ojito on her book Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town

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Fri, 01/03/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Journalist Mirta Ojito on her book Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town

Host Sarika Mehta interviews journalist and author Mirta Ojito about her most recent book Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town, In November of 2008, which looks at the case of Marcelo Lucero, a 
thirty-seven-year-old undocumented Ecuadorean immigrant, was brutally attacked and murdered by a group of teenagers as he walked the streets of Patchogue, a quiet Long Island town. 

Fukushima/Hanford nuclear panel, Part 2

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Mon, 12/30/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Fukushima/Hanford nuclear panel, Part 2

This morning we will hear part one of a two-part series on Fukushima, Hanford and the Columbia Generating station.  This is the question and answer section of a panel discussion recorded on December 10th, 2013 here in Portland.
Listen to part one here: http://kboo.fm/content/fukushimahanfordnuclearpanelpart1

Fukushima/Hanford nuclear panel, Part 1

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Fri, 12/27/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Fukushima/Hanford nuclear panel, Part 1

This morning we will hear part one of a two-part series on Fukushima, Hanford and the Columbia Generating station. This is a panel discussion recorded on December 10th, 2013 here in Portland.
The Speakers you will hear today are: Miriam German of Radcast.org - introducing the panel
Lloyd Marbet - anti-nulcear activist
John Bertucci of the Fukushima Response campaign
Dan Serres of Columbia Riverkeeper
Chuck Johnson of Physicians for Social Responsibility
and Malcolm Chaddock with Portland Veterans for Peace and No Nukes Northwest

Part 2 of this program will air on Monday, December 30th, at 11AM.
 

Health and Health Care Forum: Oregon Public Health Association, Part 3

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Mon, 12/23/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Looking at health transformation and better integration of personal medical care and public health

Health and Health Care Forum: Oregon Public Health Association (OPHA) Part 3

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Lillian Shirley, as of December 1st, the Director of the Public Health division at the Oregon Health Authority. They discuss health transformation and ways to better integrate personal medical care with public health.

Later Roberta interviews several researchers about their posters at OPHA -- one concerning medical ethics in general and Physicians Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) in particular; one on public health work with the Hmong community in California; and one on public health education in Tanzania.

Salman Rushdie on his Memoir "Joseph Anton"

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Fri, 12/20/2013 - 11:00am - 11:45am
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Justin Miller interviews Salman Rushdie about his latest work, “Joseph Anton: A Memoir"

Host Justin Miller speaks with renowned author Salman Rushdie about his latest work, “Joseph Anton: A Memoir,” an intimate look at his life in hiding from death threats after the publication of “The Satanic Verses.” Mr. Rushdie talks about how he viewed the threats of radical fundamentalism against artists and art; his classic American immigration experience; and how Wikileaks, Manning, and Snowden fit into the global struggle for free speech.

Oregon Public Health Association Part 2

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Mon, 12/16/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Public health's goals, policies

Health and Health Care Forum: Oregon Public Health Association Part 2  

Roberta Hall hosts a conversation on public health's goals, policies and actions with Tom Eversole, past president of the Oregon Public Health Association; Jae Douglas, Director of the Center for Prevention and Promotion, within the Public Health division of the Oregon Health Authority; and Kari Lyons-Eubanks, who works on helping Multnomah County communities develop resilience to climate change.

Pictured are Tom Eversole and Jae Douglas.

Penny Rosenwasser talks about her new book HOPE into PRACTICE

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Mon, 12/09/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Penny Rosenwasser talks about her new book HOPE into PRACTICE
Penny Rosenwasser talks about her new book HOPE into PRACTICE, Jewish Women Choosing Justice Despite Our Fears.
Guest host Sutree talks with Penny Rosenwasser about her new book HOPE into PRACTICE, Jewish Women Choosing Justice Despite Our Fears.

Dr. Ted Schettler on Environmental Health Concerns, Policies and Science

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Mon, 11/25/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Environmental Health Concerns, Government Policies, and Science

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall interviews Dr. Ted Schettler, Science Director of the Science and Environmental Health Network, about environmental health concerns and about policies that need to be changed to protect human health and the environment. For example, they talk about the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 and the science underlying policies and actions to restrict carbon in the atmosphere. 

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Philip Shenon talks with Andrew Geller about some things the 911 Commission wouldn't

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Wed, 09/15/2010

A conversation with Phillip Shenon, author of “The Commission,” about even more things into which the 9/11 Commission did not explore.

911 Truth dot org

History Commons Project (911 Timelines)

People Rise Up (archived site - many 911 topics)

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Dr. Michael Klaper and Dr. Milton Mills speak at VegFest 2010

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Mon, 09/13/2010

KBOO producer Mel Reslor presents excerpts from past talks by two presenters at this year's Portland VegFest. We hear Dr. Michael Klaper and Dr. Milton Mills

Milton Mills, M.D. critical care physician at Fairfax Hospital in Virginia, and member of the Board of Directors -Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine speaks on diet with a focus on USDA guidelines and minority populations.

And Michael Klaper, M.D. speaks on "The Heart of the Matter," a look at heart disease (of course), osteoporosis, and asthma and the role that diet plays in these diseases.

Both Dr. Mills and Dr. Kaper will be speaking at the Portland VegFest 2010 coming up September 18 and 19 at the Oregon Convention Center.

www.nwveg.org/vegfest.php

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Dr. Sherri Speede from the Sanaga-Yong CHimpanzee Rescue Center

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Mon, 08/23/2010

 Host Lisa Loving speaks with Dr. Sheri Speedefounder of the Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center and In Defense of Animals-Africa (IDA-Africa), about saving chimpanzees and gorillas.

Moving to the Portland, Oregon area in 1988Dr. Speede soon became a partner in Pacific Veterinary Hospital, a successful southwest Portland practice.  She sold her interest in the veterinary practice in 1995 so she could commit her time to animal activism.

She co-founded the Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon, a non-profit organization dedicated to humanely reducing the population of feral cats through spaying and neutering.  As Northwest Director of In Defense of Animals, a non-profit organization based in Mill Valley, California, Dr. Speede advocated for companion animals, as well as victims of biomedical research, factory farms and circuses.  In addition, she was able to provide veterinary care to animals in sanctuaries, including primates in Cameroon, Africa.  Her two trips to Cameroon in 1997 soon changed the course of her life. 

Since 1998 Dr. Speede has lived in Cameroon.  With a mission to ensure that endangered chimpanzees survive in their natural habitats, she founded the Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center and In Defense of Animals-Africa (IDA-Africa).  At the Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Center, located in Cameroon's Mbargue Forest, Dr. Speede and her staff provide sanctuary for chimpanzees orphaned by the illegal ape meat trade.  In collaboration with the government of Cameroon, she leads IDA-Africa in a public education, sensitization and social marketing campaign aimed at preventing the extinction of chimpanzees and gorillas.

www.ida-africa.org/index.php

Douglas Perry and THE GIRLS OF MURDER CITY: Fame, Lust, and the Beautiful Killers Who Inspired Chicago.

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Mon, 08/16/2010

 Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Portland writer and editor Douglas Perry about his new book, THE GIRLS OF MURDER CITY: Fame, Lust, and the Beautiful Killers Who Inspired Chicago. The book is a history that simultaneously presents the freewheeling spirit of the age and its sober repercussions.

DOUGLAS PERRY is an award-winning writer and editor whose work has appeared in theChicago TribuneThe San Jose Mercury NewsDetails, and The Oregonian. He is the online features editor at TheOregonian and the co-author of The Sixteenth Minute: Life in the Aftermath of Fame.

 

Paul Greenberg and Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food

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Mon, 08/09/2010

 Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Paul Greenberg, author of Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild FoodGreenberg says that when he learned that farmed seafood is now just as prevalent as wild seafood in the marketplace, he realized that the interplay of domestication and wildness is one of the most important issues going on with fish today. Choosing which fish will be our domesticated "seafood" will have huge ramifications for our species and for the planet.

Paul Greenberg is a writer living in Manhattan. His essays, articles and humor have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Op Ed Page, GQ, Vogue, and The Boston Globe Sunday Ideas Section. His 2005 New York Times Magazine article on Chilean Sea Bass received the International Association of Culinary Professionals' "Bert Greene Award" for excellence in food writing.

 

Irene Tinker and her new book: "Crossing Centuries"

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Mon, 07/26/2010

 Host Michelle Shroeder Fletcher interviews Irene Tinker, Professor Emeritus at the University of California Berkeley about her new book, "Crossing Centuries," a memoir that captures a pivotal moment in 1953, when East Africa was on the road to independence.

A pioneer in the field of women in development, Irene Tinker is professor emerita in the departments of city and regional planning & women's studies at the University of California, Berkeley. She previously served as founding director of the Equity Policy Center (1978-89), assistant director of ACTION and director of its policy & planning office (1977-78), and founding director of the office of international science at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1973-77). She also founded the International Center for Research on Women, the nation's premier institution for the study of women's economic and health issues (1976). She has published widely and has held various committee assignments for the United Nations.

Reports by Students learning about Media from the Northwest Institute for Social Change.

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Mon, 07/19/2010

 Reports by Students learning about Media from the Northwest Institute for Social Change.

A report from Peak Oil Checkin on why OPEC might fear a drop in US Oil Production.

And, finally, a commentary on Shelterlessness, by Portlander Michael O'Callihan, who has been voluntarily homeless for over a year now.

 

 

 

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No. Fest interarts festival preview in North Portland

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Wed, 06/23/2010

Host Natalie Butto is joined by Sean Ongley to preview the 3rd annual No. Fest interarts festival taking place in North Portland (St Johns) this weekend. Sean also shares insights about the festival origins, and what he has learned on the way.

Guests include: multimedia artists Dustin Zemel and Billygoat (David Klein and Nick Wooley).

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Sloane Crosley and her new book: How Did You Get This Number?

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Mon, 06/21/2010

 Host Emily Young speaks with Sloane Crosley, author of the new essay collection HOW DID YOU GET THIS NUMBER.

Crosley is the author the 2008 best-selling debut collection I Was Told There’d Be Cake.

While Crosley still lives and works in Manhattan—where the majority of her debut collection was set—this time she also ventures well beyond her beloved metropolis. This time we find Sloane making friends with a trio of amateur circus clowns in Lisbon, lying to a Catholic priest in a French confession booth, crossing paths with a grizzly bear in Alaska, and, back in New York, attempting to ditch her kleptomaniac roommate. 

 

 

Duff Badgley from Climate SOS on the Myth of Clean Biomass Energy

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Mon, 06/14/2010

 Hosted by Chris Andreae

 

The recent rash of biomass projects emerging from the ashes of the timber industry in the Pacific Northwest have been characterized as "carbon-sequestration", "clean energy" and even "sustainable". Climate SOS's Duff Badgley, former Green Party candidate in Washington state and full-time environmental activist, debunks the biomass myth and takes calls from listeners.

 

 

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Correction

 A typo occured with one of our guests, Todd Dalotto on Radiozine this past Friday. Our apologies for the oversight.

 

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