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Peace Corps Terminates HIV Positive Volunteers: ACLU Attorney Speaks

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 05/19/2008

Last month the Washington Post reported that Peace Corp volunteer,  Jeremiah Johnson, was discharged from the agency after Being diagnosed as HIV-positive.  <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

1:49 minutes (1.66 MB)

Paper Money Can Discriminate Against Blind

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 05/19/2008

US cash currency discriminates against the blind, according to a court ruling made today.

KBOO's Jacob Anderson-Minshall has more:

 

1:53 minutes (556.68 KB)

Steelworkers Protest Senator's Support of Free Trade

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 05/19/2008

A group of workers held a protest outside of US Senator Gordon Smith's office in Portland today, challenging Smith's support of so-called 'free trade' agreements.

2:22 minutes (2.16 MB)

PDX Elects First Openly Gay Mayor

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/20/2008

With Sam Adams becoming Portland's first openly gay mayor, Gay rights advocates are cheering the victory as a landmark in the gay rights struggle.

Chuck Wolfe is the President of the Victory Fund for Gay and Lesbian Candidates:

That was Chuck Wolfe of the Victory Fund, commenting on the victory of openly-gay candidate Sam Adams in Portland's Mayoral election

2:19 minutes (2.12 MB)

Continued Effects of Disaster on Burma and China

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/18/2008

             Asian death tolls continue to rise after the continent is rocked by natural disaster. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">

3:10 minutes (933.21 KB)

George Bush's Secret War on Journalists

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/18/2008

And
now KBOO's Linda Olsen Osterlund brings us another installment of Civil
Liberties Watch to tell us about President Bush's secret war on journalists.

5:16 minutes (4.82 MB)

Racial Profiling: Activist Petitions City to Refocus

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 05/18/2008

In a effort to prevent racial profiling in Portland by
police, local activist submitted a petition to Portland Police Chief Rosie
Sizer requesting the City renew its attention to the problem.

1:12 minutes (423.21 KB)

Election Day Special Report

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 05/19/2008

KBOO Election Day Special 2008

29:19 minutes (26.84 MB)

VISUAL ARTIST HORATIO HUNG-YAN LAW AND THE STORY OF ING (DOC) HAY

program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Mon, 05/19/2008

MAY IS ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH AND DMAE ROBERTS LOOKS AT THE LEGACY LEFT OR WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN LEFT BY CHINESE IMMIGRANTS IN OREGON… ON TODAY’S SHOW, VISUAL ARTIST HORATIO HUNG-YAN LAW ABOUT HIS RESIDENCY AT THE SOUTH WATERFRONT ARTISTS IN RESIDENCY PROGRAM CREATD BY LINDA K. JOHNSON… HIS PROJECT IS CHINA ON THE WILLAMETTE A VISUALIZATION OF WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN IN PORTLAND IF NO ANTI-CHINESE IMMIGRATION LAWS… AND THEN IN THE LATTER PART OF THE SHOW WE’LL HEAR ABOUT SOME IMMIGRANTS WHO CARVED A LIFE FOR THEMSELVES IN JOHN DAY, OREGON WITH THE STORY OF ING (DOC) HAY AND THE KAM WAH CHUNG.

27:24 minutes (21.96 MB)

Art and Activism in New Orleans

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program: 
Bread and Roses
program date: 
Thu, 05/15/2008

Bread and Roses travels to New Orleans for the 10th anniversary of the Vagina Monologues. We hear from  survivors of Hurricane Katrina. For more information about V-day, go to www.vday.org .

8:24 minutes (7.7 MB)

 

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