Special Programming: Public Affairs on 10/21/12

Air date: 
Sun, 10/21/2012 - 11:00am - 3:00pm
Short Description: 
The second half of the 2012 Homelessness Marathon


This year 7 radio stations around the United States, including KBOO, are partnering to host the annual Marathon. We will hear reports from Illinois, Maine, Indiana, New Mexico, Vermont, New Hampshire, Oregon and New York. Hear the voices and stories of homeless people from all around the United States. The Homelessness Marathon features live call-ins via a national toll-free number.

11:00 p.m. – 12:00 noonWhen You Are Forced To Leave Home
Originating from WGDR, Plainfield, Vermont

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.The Myth of the Cardboard Box.
Originating from WSCA, Portsmouth, NH

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.Homeless Families in a Homeless Camp Aren’t Exactly Camping
Originating from KBOO, Portland, OR

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.Vice-Presidential Forum
Originating from Homelessness Marathon studio
*Major vice-presidential candidates have been invited to come on the air, separately, to outline how they will act to end poverty and homelessness and to answer questions from homeless people on the line. So far, Cheri Honkala, Green Party VP candidate and Judge Jim Gray, Libertarian Party VP candidate have agreed to participate.


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