Civil Liberties

Civil rights, etc.

Interview, Jean Phaelzer author of Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans

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Tue, 09/23/2008

 Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews author Jean Phaelzer about her book Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans. From the Gold Rush in the 1840's through the Civil War and into the early 1900's Chinese faced brutal purges and roundups throughout the Pacific Northwest. Her book chronicles this history and the courageous story of Chinese resistance. Their are important parallels for taday and the roundups of Mexican immigrants across our country.

27:13 minutes (24.93 MB)

Journalist Shield Law - Part 2.

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Wed, 09/24/2008

What is a reporter?  Should they be jailed for refusing to name their sources?  States have laws that protect reporters in various ways.   Congress is poised to decide who would be protected under the new Free Flow of Information Act - also known as the Federal Shield Act.  Guests for the show include Clint Brewer who is director of the Society for Professional Journalists; Oregon's next attorney general - John Kroger; and Torrid Joe from Loaded Orygun joined us in the studio.

26:38 minutes (24.38 MB)

Journalist Shield Law - Part 1.

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Wed, 09/24/2008

What is a reporter?  Should they be jailed for refusing to name their sources?  States have laws that protect reporters in various ways.   Congress is poised to decide who would be protected under the new Free Flow of Information Act - also known as the Federal Shield Act.  Guests for the show include Clint Brewer who is director of the Society for Professional Journalists; Oregon's next attorney general - John Kroger; and Torrid Joe from Loaded Orygun joined us in the studio.

29:29 minutes (26.99 MB)

Abe And Joe Talk Radio - Sept 16

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Mon, 09/15/2008

 Host Joe Uris hosts today's show, with a wild and wooly topic list.

56:56 minutes (26.07 MB)

Drinking from Puddles on 09/17/08

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Wed, 09/17/2008 - 9:00pm - 11:00pm
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Drinking From Puddles welcomes interview guest Paris !!

Paris hails from the San Francisco Bay Area and was catapulted onto the national hip-hop scene in 1990 with his hit single and album The Devil Made Me Do It, after earning a degree in economics from the University of California at Davis. Originally released on Tommy Boy Records, his first single from that album, "Break The Grip of Shame," was banned by MTV. Since then his uncompromising stance on political issues and biting social commentary have both aided and hindered his quest to bring solid music and messages to the masses.

We The People Speak Out! - Part 2

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Wed, 09/10/2008

How do we restore our civil liberties?  What would this country look like if habeas corpus was restored or if the FBI was restricted from spying on Americans?  What does it mean to have a free press?  We discussed this live on the air on September 11th for a special, call-in edition of We The People.

24:43 minutes (22.64 MB)

We The People Speak Out! - Part 1

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Wed, 09/10/2008

How do we restore our civil liberties?  What would this country look like if habeas corpus was restored or if the FBI was restricted from spying on Americans?  What does it mean to have a free press?  We discussed this live on the air on September 11th for a special, call-in edition of We The People. 

30:28 minutes (27.89 MB)

Interview with Eric Lichtblau author of Bush's Law; The Remaking of American Justice

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Wed, 09/10/2008

Eric Lichtblau is the Justice Department beat writer for the New York Times newspaper. He and his partner in writing, Jim Risen were the recipients of the 2006 Pullitzer Prize fpr national reporting for their story that revealed the secret, warrantless  wiretapping program of the National Security Agency. He talks about the Bush Administrations secret actions to rewrite or circumvent Civil Liberty protections  most Americans consider the bedrock of our freedom.

His compelling and important book is Bush's Law; The Remaking of American Justice

28:34 minutes (26.16 MB)

Presswatch: Marjorie Cohn on Civil Liberties post-9/11

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Presswatch
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Wed, 09/10/2008

On Presswatch, as part of KBOO's September 11 special, "The War on Liberty", host Theresa Mitchell inteviews Marjorie Cohn, president of the National Lawyers Guild, and author of Cowboy Republic and Rules of Disengagement.

28:57 minutes (13.25 MB)
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