Vanport 65th Anniversary Special
Sixty five years ago, the Columbia River flooded into the largest public housing project in the U-S at the time, leaving 18,500 people homeless, a large number of whom were black. The event changed race relations in Portland forever.
On Friday May 24th, from 8 am to noon, KBOO presented a special program on the Vanport flood and racism in Portland, sixty five years later.
There were plenty of guest and a few professors from Portland State University interviewed for the Vanport 65th anniversary on KBOO. This interview is with KBOO volunteer Sekoynia Wright...interview Michael McGregor, a English professor at Portland State University:
- Length: 31:47 minutes (29.1 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)