The guest is S. Brian Willson, local anti-war activist and member of Vietnam Veterans Against the War and Veterans for Peace. He'll talk with KBOO host Sue Supriano about his new autobiography, "Blood on the Tracks: The Life and Times of S. Brian Willson."
The Oregon Food Bank works with a cooperative, statewide network of partner agencies to distribute emergency food to hungry families. KBOO reporter Ross Freeman Levin visited OFB and talked to volunteers from local agencies and programs who were picking up food to distribute. Hear the voices of people involved in this important process.
The Waterfront Blues Festival, a benefit for the Oregon Food Bank, begins Friday.
Hosts Patricia Welch, Emma Jackson Ford and O.B. Hill, interview Lillian Whitlow about her book A Soldier Without a Country: Based on the Life of Sgt. Carlis Calvin.
"A Soldier Without A Country tells the story of Sgt. Carlis Calvin's struggle to survive after he was given a dishonorable discharge by his captain, after he was accused of stealing approximately $3.00 worth of food from his mess hall. After he served several months in the stockade, he was stripped of his medals and uniform and was told not to come back on the post again. He endured hardships for forty-seven years. In 1996 President Bill Clinton restored his honorable discharge and his medals were returned."
This week we talk about the plans for UN recognition of an independent Palestinian
State, expected this coming fall at the United Nations. Will and Wael will be
talking with Palestinian Economy Minister, Mohammad Shtayyeh, about the move by
the Palestinian Authority to have Palestine recognized as an independent state at
the United Nations. Following the discussion, Electronic Intifada founder, Ali
Abunimah, provides his perspective on the move towards internationally recognized
Omar Khadr, the Canadian child soldier who has been locked in Guantanamo for over 8 years, is finally slated to return to Canada. He will spend seven more years in prison there. His Canadian attorneys have been preparing him for the transition. Tune in to hear Dennis Edney, one of Khadr's attorneys, talk about the latest court and WikiLeaks revelations in the case and about the steps they have taken to prepare Omar for the change.
OLMV - Palestinian Economy Minister, Mohammad Shtayyeh, about declaring an independent state
One Land, Many Voices (OLMV) - Wael and Will talk with Palestinian Economy Minister, Mohammad Shtayyeh about the plans for declaring an independent Palestinian state in the first half-hour of the program, followed by an interview with Electronic Intifada founder, Ali Abunimah. Tune in Friday morning at 9:00AM to join the discussion!