The Old Mole's Jan Haaken talks with Maude Heines about the Multnomah County Library program "Everybody Reads", and in particular about the current selection A Long Way Gone, a memoir of a boy soldier in Sierra Leone. Learn more about the reading program here.
The Cascade 18th annulal Festival of African Films takes place throughout February at PCC Cascade campus. All films are free.Moving to the Beat will show at 8:30 on Thursday February 14th at the Cascade Moriarty building, room 104.More information on the film festival, including show times and directions, is available on the web at www.africanfilmfestival.org .
Live interview with Rev. Dr. Naim Ateek, founder of Sabeel, an ecumenical grassroots liberation theology movement among Palestinian Christians. Also in the studio with Hala and Will, was Mary Trolan, a Palestinian Christian born in Jerusalem. Today's show is a sharing of family histories, experiences of the dispossession of 1948, the Nakba, and of their significance for understanding the current conflict.
Jay Thiemeyer speaks with Independent Party Senatorial Candidate John Frohnmayer. Frohnmayer is a lawyer, author and ethicist. He served as Chairman of the National Endowment For The Arts during the first Bush administration.
American historian Christopher Phelps talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about parts of Martin Luther King Jr.'s that get overlooked on the day we celebrate him. Phelps's article on this topic is here.
The latest on last week's 'incident' between Iranian and US naval vessels is that senior Pentagon officials apparently used an off-the-record Pentagon briefing to create a sensational media campaign around what was a relatively minor event.
The initial press stories on the incident can all be traced to one press briefing, made by the Deputy assistant secretary of defense for public Affairs.
But the information released at that briefing has since been repudiated by the Navy itself.
Happy New Year from the KBOO Evening News Team.2008 marks KBOO's 40th anniversary, and in honor of the occasion, we've been digging through the KBOO archives, which are filled with recordings from KBOO's 40 years of radical radio.Throughout the coming year, you will have the opportunity to hear more recordings from the KBOO archives, as we attempt to restore some of the older pieces from delicate reel-to-reel tapes.
And tonight, for the next hour, we'd like to present some excerpts of a few of these recordings.