Special Programming: Public Affairs
On the Thursday following Barack Obama's election as president, KBOO hosts Linda Olson-Osterlund and S.W. Conser discuss the future of civil liberties and foreign relations with guests Jay Stanley of the American Civil Liberties Union; Chris Toensing, Executive Director of the Middle East Research and Information Project; and Harpers Magazine Editor John R. MacArthur.
Election Night Radio Theater: Cable news talking heads make sure they don't miss a single weasel word during coverage of Barack Obama's election.
Pundit: Randall Howington
Reporter: Kathy Fors
Written by S.W. Conser with Randall Howington
Host Dave Mazza moderated a panel discussion with KBOO's Teresa Mitchell and Per Fagereng and guests Andrea Durbin, Executive Director of the Oregon Environmental Council, Maya Rockeymoore, and Loren Hollingwood, University of Washington polling expert.
KBOO volunteers collected opinions on Ballot Measure 58, which prohibits teaching public school students in a language other than English for more than two years. Produced by Chloe Brown and Avery Welkins.
Theresa Mitchell joins discussion
SE Election Center checks in
Andy Seaton with Basic Rights Oregon
Former Governor Barbara Roberts
Gender and Race discussions
KBOO volunteer Chloe Brown asked Portlanders for their opinions on Oregon Ballot Measures 57 and 61.
57 increases sentences for drug trafficking, theft against elderly and specified repeat property and identity theft crimes; requires addiction treatment for certain offenders.
Measure 61 creates mandatory minimum prison sentences for certain theft, identity theft, forgery, drug and burglary crimes.
Kevin Mannix Phone Interview
Report from Washington, D.C.
Free speech discussion
Allen Alley phone interview
Report from Willamette Week / Bus Project party