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KBOO community radio has been bringing diverse communities together for forty years.  We offer over twenty hours per day of programs that are produced locally by volunteer community members.  This is critical for having local voices on the airwaves at a time when media ownership is consolidating and the remaining local entities turn to syndicated programs.  Furthermore we offer genuine diversity.  In a city that is over three-quarters white, we offer programming by and for Asian, African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and those from many other backgrounds.  We put youth (with a part-time youth coordinator assisting), veterans, and the disabled on the air.  And we bring these communities together on and off the air!

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Abe and Joe Talk Radio - August 26

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Mon, 08/25/2008

Host Joe Uris talks with listeners about proposed Liquified Natural Gas Pipelines in Oregon, the history and real meaning of the Russian/Georgian conflict and the Obama-Biden Democratic National Convention.  A No-Holds-Barred discussion of Real Stuff in Real Time.

Interesting Links from today's show:

http://www.lngpollutes.org/
http://www.globalresearch.ca/
http://www.opednews.com/articles/Cindy-Sheehan-Bugged-in-De-by-Rob-Kall-080825-412.html

 

 

58:31 minutes (26.79 MB)

Andrew Sean Greer, "The Story of a Marriage"

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Between the Covers
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Mon, 08/25/2008

Host Jim Schumock interviews Andrew Sean Greer about his latest book, The Story of a Marriage, which is set in the 1950s and molded by the social events of the times.

28:09 minutes (6.45 MB)

Air Cascadia 08-26-08

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Air Cascadia
program date: 
Mon, 08/25/2008

News and commentary with an edge.

12:05 minutes (2.08 MB)

UPA Retrospective

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Words and Pictures
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Mon, 08/25/2008

Words & Pictures celebrates 65 years of the UPA animation studio with rare audio clips and stories from the people who were there.  Guest Jack Heiter helped animate Mister Magoo, Roger Ramjet, and the forgotten 1960's classic Gay Purr-ee; and animation historian Tee Bosustow is the son of UPA director Stephen Bosustow, who co-founded the studio in the wake of the 1940's Disney strike.

60:03 minutes (24.06 MB)

Get This! News for August 25, 2008

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Sun, 08/24/2008

 Host Chris Andreae brings us 30 minutes of outrageous news tid-bits circulating the globe today.

25:42 minutes (23.54 MB)

China Arrests Two Journalists

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Evening News
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Sun, 08/24/2008

 

Two independent journalists were among six people arrested in China yesterday.

The other four were apparently 'Free Tibet' protesters, but were not engaged in any protests at the time of their arrest.

KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with the wife of Brian Conle, one of the detained journalists:

3:29 minutes (3.2 MB)

Pacifica Lawyer Speaks on KPFA Conflict

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Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 08/24/2008

Pacifica lawyer Dan Siegel speaks about KPFA's recent conflict.

2:50 minutes (2.59 MB)

Cuba on May Day

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Sun, 08/24/2008

The Old Mole's Luz María Gordillo was in Havana's Revolution Plaza for the May Day march. Here are her impressions and her reflections on what Cuba means in this colorful report.  (Repeat)  And here are 3 photos she took that day:

9:50 minutes (4.5 MB)

Movie Moles: "Soy Cuba"

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Sun, 08/24/2008

Frann Michel and Denise Morris review the 1964 film Soy Cuba! made by Russian film makers  in support of the Revolution.  It's known now as much for its revolutionary film-making as its revolutionary politics. 

9:53 minutes (4.53 MB)

Prospects for Cuba

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Sun, 08/24/2008

Samuel Farber is a long-time socialist born and raised in Cuba. He is the author of numerous works on that country including The Origin of the Cuban Revolution Reconsidered published by University of North Carolina Press.  The Old  Mole's Bill Resnick talks with him about life in Cuba today as it makes  the transition to the post-Fidel era, and about various scenarios for its future.  You can read his thoughts on these issues here and here

31:19 minutes (14.34 MB)

 

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