News & Cultural Programming at KBOO

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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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From Ludlow to Colombia

program date: 
Tue, 04/15/2008

Replaying the events  in Ludlow in 1914, the government of Colombia and its paramilitaries attack agricultural workers who try to organize for better pay and working conditions.  Dan Jaffee reads from an article by David Sirota.

4:00 minutes (1.84 MB)

Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation Challenges Federal Spying

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Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 04/15/2008

The Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation sues the United States Treasury Department to stop them from listening in to priveleged  Attorney Client Conversations.

2:07 minutes (1.94 MB)

Malcolm Boyd

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Between the Covers
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Mon, 04/14/2008

Cecil Prescod hosts a special extended interview with gay pioneer Malcolm Boyd, who rips into American culture in his new book, Samuel Joseph for President: Media Politics , Religion, and Race. Boyd is a gay elder, freedom rider, civil rights and anti-war activist. He is also the first openly gay Episcopal priest. His life partner, Mark Thompson, a writer, photographer and former Advocate editor, is also featured in the interview.

42:43 minutes (39.12 MB)

Maude Barlow

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program: 
Between the Covers
program date: 
Mon, 04/14/2008

Jay Thiemeyer interviews Maude Barlow author of Blue Covenant: the Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water.

32:58 minutes (30.19 MB)

Joe Uris says "Things ARE Winnable!"

program date: 
Mon, 04/14/2008

Joe Uris hosts today. His topic is "Things Are Winnable." The issues include fighting the LNG terminals in Oregon, the many sins of John McNasty, and more. 

83:50 minutes (38.38 MB)

The Rise of the Neocons

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 04/14/2008

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Jacob Heilbrun, author of "They Knew They Were Right: the Rise of the Neocons." 

28:36 minutes (19.65 MB)

Athens Boys Choir: spoken-word homo hip-hop

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Out Loud
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Mon, 04/14/2008

The name Athens Boys Choir can be a bit deceiving but you can’t blame a Jewish Transsexual man living in the Deep South for having a sense of humor about the whole ordeal. So Katz, the Choir’s now solo member, travels the country speaking “the good word” throwing down hard hitting spokenword that deals with issues of Gender, Politics, Love, Sex, and everything in-between including but not limited to spooning. Katz’s spokenword is raw, unapologetic, witty, and soulful.

This interview highlights Katz's thoughts on gender, youth, performing, making a difference, and of course, the whole gay thing. You'll also 3 different pieces of his.....

22:44 minutes (20.81 MB)

"Running Into Walls" "Bete Perdue" and a feature by Tali Singer

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program: 
Stage and Studio
program date: 
Mon, 04/14/2008

Dmae speaks with Oslund and Company Dance In Performance about Bete Perdue and with Nomadic Theatre about Running into Walls

Also a feasture by youth producer Tali Singer about her Grandfather's spiritual journey.
 

 

28:56 minutes (26.49 MB)

North Portland Tool Library

program date: 
Mon, 04/14/2008

Bruce Silverman talks with the Tool Library Coordinator at the North Portland Tool Library.

12:32 minutes (11.49 MB)

Kulongski Solutions to Climate Crisis

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sun, 04/13/2008

 

Oregon's Governor Ted Kulongoski spoke Friday at the Oregon Convention Center on how the state can address the climate crisis.

The Governor focused on building an environmentally sound transportation infrastructure, as well as giving drivers incentives to reduce carbon output.

That was Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski speaking on Friday about responses to climate change in Oregon.

2:13 minutes (2.04 MB)

 

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