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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Wed, 02/27/2008

 Radio Beyond Borders Presents Global Rhythm: International Week and Night at the University of Portland including diverse music and interviews from the event last Saturday (Feb. 23).

 

29:02 minutes (33.23 MB)

Advocacy for Incarcerated Youth

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The Underground
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Tue, 02/26/2008
5:18 minutes (4.86 MB)

Locus Focus with David Cole on Why America is Losing The War On Terror

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 02/26/2008

Today on Locus Focus, Barbara Bernstein talks with David Cole, Professor of Law, Georgetown University; Co-Author, Less Safe, Less Free: Why America is Losing the War on Terror (TheNewPress.com); Legal Affairs Correspondent, The Nation; Co-Chair, Liberty and Security Initiative & Checks and Balances Initiative, Constitution Project.

80:05 minutes (36.66 MB)

0227 Our Backyard

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Tue, 02/26/2008

Another edition of KBOO's locally produced environmental series: Our Backyard. This edition: There's something in the air ... and it's killing our hearts.

3:30 minutes (3.21 MB)

City Council Plan for Increased Community Involvement

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Evening News
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Tue, 02/26/2008

 

The Portland City Council today approved a report outlining a five-year plan for increased community involvement.

C.C. Oglee-Noel spoke at today's City Council meeting on the process of putting together the plan.  Here's an excerpt.

 

1:45 minutes (1.6 MB)

Movie Talk 2-27-08

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Tue, 02/26/2008

Ed Goldberg and Dawn Taylor review the latest movies.

27:56 minutes (25.57 MB)

Using Primates for Research

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Tue, 02/26/2008

Host Laurie Sonnenfeld interviews Matt Rosell of In Defense of Animals about their campaign to educate people about primates used for research in OHSU laboratories.

25:44 minutes (23.56 MB)

Interviews with an African American transman and local queer authors

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Out Loud
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Mon, 02/25/2008

Tonight's Out Loud show features two annoucements and two interviews.

First we hear from Soul, who interviews Keri, a volunteer with Brother to Brother and Basic Rights Oregon. They wrap up African American History Month and Keri shares his experiences as an African American transman in Portland.

24:12 minutes (22.15 MB)

Charles Burns' Black Hole

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Words and Pictures
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Mon, 02/25/2008

1970's Seattle is the setting for legendary Raw cartoonist Charles Burns' epic graphic novel Black Hole that concerns the the universal and very real difficulties faced by young people trying to figure out the opposite sex and other "growing up" issues told with a backdrop of classic film noir horror and incredible detail.

35:16 minutes (14.13 MB)

Pharmacists on Healthcare, Drugs and More

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Mon, 02/25/2008

Abe Proctor and Joe Uris interview Don West and Mark Ruska, pharmacists from the Lloyd Center Pharmacy about  compounding prescriptions, the FDA, "big Pharma," the Board of Pharmacy and pharmaceuticals in our society.

81:18 minutes (46.53 MB)

 

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