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Tune in to KBOO's Morning Radiozine for intriguing Public Affairs programming every Monday through Friday!

 

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Episode Archive

Michael Helquist talks about his book, "Marie Equi: Radical Politics and Outlaw Passions"

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Mon, 09/14/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Michael Helquist talks about his book, "Marie Equi: Radical Politics and Outlaw Passions"
We speak wtih writer Michael Helquist about his new biography Marie Equi: Radical Politics and Outlaw Passions, (Oregon State University Press), which explores the fiercely independent life of Marie Equi, who became one of the first practicing woman physicians in the Pacific Northwest. 

Break the Silence: Break the Stigma - Destigmatizing Mental Illness

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Mon, 09/07/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Break the Silence: Break the Stigma - Destigmatizing Mental Illness
Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviewsrepresentatives from three local organizations about de-stigmatizing mental illness and their unique collaboration to bring awareness to this issue.

On September 15th the Playback Theater will bring real people’s struggles and triumphs with mental health to the stage, breaking the silence and stigma surrounding mental health. A collaboration between Portland Playback Theater, NAMI Multnomah, Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare and Artist Repertory Theater.

Michelle's guests are Patty Lyons from NAMI Multnomah; Derald Walker CEO and President of Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare; and Ryan Bowen, Playback Theatre Company member. 

"Break the Silence: Break the Stigma"

Sue Grafton on her New Mystery, "X"

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Fri, 09/04/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Sue Grafton on her New Mystery, "X"
Host Don Merrill speaks with acclaimed mystery author Sue Grafton, creator of the Kinsey Millhone novels. Grafton has been writing novels for 30 years and has become well known for her best-selling alphabet mystery series. She discusses her new book in the series called "X,"  a chilling novel featuring a remorseless serial killer who leaves no trace of his crimes. 

Cristina Henriquez on The Book of Unknown Americans"

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Tue, 08/25/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Cristina Henriquez on The Book of Unknown Americans"
Stage and Studio is off today. Instead we'll hear the Radiozine.

Host Sarika Mehta speaks with Cristina Henríquez, the author of The Book of Unknown Americans, which was a New York Times Notable Book of 2014 and one of Amazon’s Top 10 Books of the Year.

Cristina Henriquez is also the author The World In Half (a novel), and Come Together, Fall Apart: A Novella and Stories, which was a New York Times Editors’ Choice selection.

Follow the Garbage

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Fri, 08/21/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Follow the Garbage: A KBOO News Crew Investigation

What happens to the stuff we throw out? On this week's Sprouts, Lisa Loving and a crew of KBOO news reporters interviews experts around the nation to find out more about trash and its impacts on our neighborhoods and our planet.  

From the Archives. This program originally aired in 2008.

The Great Fire: One American's Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century's First Genocide

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Fri, 08/21/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Great Fire: One American's Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century's First Genocide

Host Jennifer Kemp interviews Lou Ureneck about his new book, "The Great Fire: One American's Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century's First Genocide," which tells the story of a rescue operation led by a small-town minister from upstate New York. He saved more than a quarter-million people from the Ottoman city of Smyrna, the empire's richest city, and scene of the last terrifying episode of the genocide that killed millions of Armenians and Greeks at the beginning the last century. 

Lou Ureneck teaches journalism at Boston University. A former Nieman fellow and editor in residence at Harvard University, Ureneck was a newspaper editor, in Maine and Philadelphia. 

Kathleen Dean Moore on "It's Wrong to Wreck the World"

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Mon, 08/17/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Kathleen Dean Moore on "It's Wrong to Wreck the World"

Healthwatch is off today. We'll hear Radio Ecoshock with host Alex Smith and a program titled "It's Wrong to Wreck the World." 

From the University of Oregon, Kathleen Dean Moore delivers an artful talk about our attack on Nature, and hope of reviving love instead. Recorded in Vancouver. With readings from her work & original song by Libby Roderick. 

http://www.ecoshock.org/

http://www.riverwalking.com/

Universal Health Care Advocate T.R. Reid on Health Care around the World and in Oregon

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Mon, 08/10/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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TR Reid, advocate for universal health care, is interviewed by Roberta Hall

Health and Health Care Forum

TR Reid is a Washington Post reporter and bureau chief who became an advocate for universal health care after living abroad in countries which provide health care to all residents. He came to realize that the significant link among the various excellent and unique health care systems is the moral commitment that these countries feel toward their people. He wants the US to do the same.

Reid's work on the book "The Healing of America” was the basis for a popular PBS film “Sick Around the World,” followed by "US Health Care: the Good News."

Aflora Reggae Musicians on their Music and the Effects of Neoliberalism on Chile Today

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Fri, 08/07/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Chilean reggae musicians talk about their music and life in Chile today

We speak with members of the Chilean reggae band Aflora Reggae, bassist Felipe Cuevas and lead vocalist Javiera Rosselot,about the state of the educational system in Chile, the impact of the neoliberal economy that is destroying the country's rivers, forests and dividing the communities through the exploitation of natural resources, and the intention of their music to promote unity in the world, to elevate global consciousness and to promote a healthy and loving lifestyle. 

This interview was rescheduled from July 22nd.

T.Geronimo Johnson on his novel "Welcome to Braggsville"

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Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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T.Geronimo Johnson on his novel "Welcome to Braggsville"
Art Focus is off today.

T. Geronimo Johnson, author of the novel "Welcome to Braggsville" about Berkeley students who try to disrupt a Civil War re-enactment, talks with host Richard Wolinsky from the series Bookwaves.

http://bookwaves.homestead.com/

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Debbie Wooten Celebrates Opening of Homeless Day Shelter

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Wed, 10/28/2009

Host Jay Thiemeyer speaks with comedian Debbie Wooten who will be performing on Friday, Nov 6, at the fundraiser to celebrate the opening of the Homeless Day Shelter at the First Unitarian Church at 1011 SW 12th Avenue.   The event will be start at 7:30 pm.Wooten, an expert in overcoming adversity was born on the South side of Chicago with Spina Bifida and contracted polio at 5 months.  She's coped with racism, povery abuse and family suicide and has come through with her compassion and sense of humor intact.

Book Review: Timothy Egan and The Big Burn

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Mon, 10/26/2009

Host Ed Goldberg interviews writer and journalist Timothy Egan about his most recent book, "The Big Burn," a true tale of the massive forest fire that changed America.

Dolores Huerta Speaks at Willamette University

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Fri, 10/23/2009

Legendary labor organizer Dolores Huerta, co-founder and first Vice-President of the United Farm Workers of America spoke Wednesday, October 21st at The Annual Salem Peace Lecture at Hudson Hall in the Mary Stuart Rogers Music Center at Willamette University, Salem, Oregon.

Dolores Huerta was co-founder and first Vice-President of the United Farm Workers of America (UFW). In 1962 she and Cesar Chavez formed the National Farm Workers Association, the predecessor to the UFW. She directed the UFW's national grape boycott, resulting in the entire California table grape industry signing a three-year collective bargaining agreement with the UFW.

Dolores Huerta continues to work long hours on behalf of the rights of farm workers, immigrants and women, and she serves as president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation. She has been arrested 22 times for nonviolent, peaceful protests.

Recorded by Patrick Angstrom Poore

 

Michael Meade and The Soul Of Change

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Mon, 10/19/2009

 Host Mike Hoffman interviews storyteller and mythologist Michael Meade, who is coming to Portland to present a workshop on "The Soul of Change."

 

Dahr Jamail and The Will To Resist

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Mon, 10/12/2009

 Monday Morning RadioZine
 Hosted by Jay Thiemeyer 

Today's guest is Dahr Jamail, author of Beyond The Green Zone, and they talk about his latest book, The Will To Resist.

 

Diane Ackerman and Dawn Light: Dancing With Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day

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Tue, 09/29/2009

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 Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Storyteller, Poet and Naturalist, Diane Ackerman to discuss her new book, “Dawn Light: Dancing with Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day.

 

Author Richard Bach Discusses "Hypnotizing Maria"

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Thu, 09/24/2009

Richard Bach, author of Jonathon Livingston Seagull, Illusions, One, The Bridge Across Forever, and numerous other books talks about his most recent book Hypnotizing Maria.  Publisher's Weekly:  "The hero of Bach's new book, pilot and flight instructor Jamie Forbes, is on a routine run when Maria, the panicked spouse of another pilot, radios that her husband has collapsed at the controls. Forbes talks her through the steps to land safely. Maria's explanation to reporters that Forbes “hypnotized” her sparks a series of memories for Jamie, and the events that follow force him to examine what constitutes reality, to contemplate what lies beyond the edges of our carefully constructed worlds."  Richard will be speaking tonight, 9/24/09, at 7 pm, at Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing in Beaverton, OR.

"Ingredients" Premiers in PDX to Help Create Community Driven Vision For Food Sustainability

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Wed, 09/23/2009

Stephanie Potter speaks with filmmaker Rober Bates who with Brian Kimmel created the documentary "Ingredients: The Local Food Movement Takes Root."  With Robert is Kat West, a manager with the Multnomah County Sustainability Program (MCSP).   There will be a Portland premier of this documentary celebrating our local food system as part of the Sustainability Film Series sponsored by MCSP,  and followed by a Local Food Panel with the film director, local farmers, the owner of Higgins restaurant, and Multnomah County’s Sustainability Manager.  Bring a $5 donation for the fundraiser for the Multnomah Food Initiative.   The initiative is part of  MCSP's effort to host a Food Summit early next year to develop a defined, community-driven vision around our food system, and to launch a public engagement process funded by EPA to develop a comprehensive Food Action Plan that challenges all sectors of the food system to set high level goals and take responsibility for specific actions to reach those goals. 

Pink Brain, Blue Brain: How Small Differences grow into troublesome gaps - and What You Can Do About It

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Mon, 09/21/2009

 KBOO's Host Crystal Leighty talks with Lise Eliot, author of "Pink Brain, Blue Brain: How Small Differences grow into troublesome gaps - and What You Can Do About It." 

Web of Life - Veg Fest - Sept. 19th!!!

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Mon, 09/14/2009

 Web of Life
 Hosted by KBOO's own Pete Anderson and Vegan Chef, Janna Bannana

Today, they talk about Veg Fest, and all-day Vegetarian/Vegan Conference being held Saturday, September 19, 2009, at the Oregon Convention Center.

 

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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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