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Congress Investigates Cheney

Congress wants to know what role Vice President Dick Cheney played in a plan that led to the die-off of about 70 thousand salmon in the Klamath Basin in 2002.
The House Natural Resources Committee says allegations of Cheney’s involvement in the 10-year water plan that diverted water to irrigators at the expense of fish in the Klamath Basin, merits investigation.
KBOO’s Crystal Leighty reports, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service.

1:39 minutes (1.51 MB)

0702 am 'Get This' news

07/02/07 Get This
Chris Andreae

1. Portland’s very own Oregonian had an incendiary little piece on immigration – specifically, on the phenomena of ID theft and the immigrant community. Seems that undocumented workers are shifting from document forgery to ID theft in their effort to obtain employment. Here’s the nut: “Federal authorities attribute the proliferation of fraudulent documents to a rise in multinational criminal organizations” Be afraid…Be very afraid…
2. Meanwhile, one Yaderlin Jimenez finally got her green card. Her husband – also cardless – is missing in Iraq. Mrs. Jimenez herself was about to be missing in America: She was on the verge of being deported but the DHS roused itself at the eleventh hour and issued a stay.

6:35 minutes (6.03 MB)

06/27 US Social forum special - Interview with lead organizer Alice Lovelace


KBOO presents a 5-part special broadcast on the first-ever US Social Forum. This is an interview with Alice Lovelace, the lead organizer of the US Social Forum.

11:32 minutes (10.56 MB)

06/29 Oregon Legislative Session

Yesterday was the final day of the 2007 Oregon legislative session. KBOO reporter Courtney Dillard offers us a synopsis of the session.

3:38 minutes (3.33 MB)

Animation Installations

Words and Pictures
program date: 
Mon, 06/25/2007

Special for the Platform Animation Festival - Originally aired on Words & Pictures on June 26, 2007

Rose Bond and Dryden Goodwin introduce the free animation installations that have been appearing in the Pearl District during the Platform Animation Festival. Rose is a celebrated local animator and visiting artist Dryden Goodwin has been featured at the Tate Modern Gallery.

37:45 minutes (15.13 MB)

Scott McCloud: Making Comics

Words and Pictures
program date: 
Mon, 06/25/2007

Special for the Platform Animation Festival - originally aired on Words & Pictures on June 26, 2007
Scott McCloud, the author of the landmark work "Understanding Comics" rolls into town on a 50-state lecture tour exploring the art of visual storytelling.

29:55 minutes (11.99 MB)

Body Worlds Interview


Hear an interview with Gunther von Hagens the famous and often controversial anatomist behind the Body Worlds exhibit that recently made its way to The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry in Portland. The exhibit showcases real human specimens preserved by replacing bodily fluids with plastics. Most of the so-called plastinates appear without their skin at various stages of dissection. Von Hagens has been hailed as a pioneer in medical education and derided as a sicko who desecrates human remains.

KBOO Art Focus host Julie Bernard and producer Julie Sabatier went to the press opening of the exhibit and interviewed Mr. von Hagens about his unique dissection methods, his thoughts on death and whether he thinks of what he does as "art."

20:39 minutes (18.91 MB)

06/27 Habeas Corpus Protest


Oregonians rallied this tuesday along with thousands of other Americans across the country, asking congress to restore some of the rights they say were suspended after 9/11.
KBOO’s Scott Pham reports in collaboration with Oregon News Service.

1:20 minutes (1.22 MB)

06/27 Our Backyard


And now, another edition of the local environmental series, Our Backyard with K-BOO’s Edison Carder.

4:42 minutes (4.31 MB)

Day Laborer's Press Conference

The organization of day laborers in Portland, known as Voz or ‘Voice’, held a press conference and rally yesterday to protest the way immigration raids have affected the immigrant community.
Romeo Sosa of Voz was one of the speakers at the rally.

2:37 minutes (2.41 MB)


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