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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Activist Report for 2/4/08

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Sun, 02/03/2008

Martha Odom highlights activist events from last week, and brings information about some this week's important happenings.

2:39 minutes (470.81 KB)

Jesus's Second Coming Part 3: Crucifiction Erection

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 02/03/2008

The third and final chapter in the UBU HOUR's completely warped Audio Drama about the Second Coming of Jesus, this one is titled CRUCIFICTION ERECTION. Even more perverse, foul and filthy than the other two parts of this dark surreal political comedy, in this episode Jesus has been taken prisoner by the imperial forces. Prick Cheney, Ann Coutlergeist, Swill O'Riled, Reverend Spat Rotburpson, and Commander in Theif Dubya Tush plan to lead in the enhanced interror-gation and punishment of the prisoner, but other forces are afoot..... Warning!

48:13 minutes (44.15 MB)

Scott Forrester on LNG Terminals in Oregon

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Sun, 02/03/2008

Scott Forrester talks about the plans to build Liquified Natural Gas Terminals in Oregon for consumers in California, and why that's such a bad idea. Don't miss the Rally on the State Capital Steps in Salem on February 6th 11:00 till 2:00 pm. More info at The Columbia River Keeper.

29:52 minutes (27.35 MB)

Revolutions

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Ubu Hour
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Sun, 02/03/2008

Revolutions - a short audio peice from The Ubu Hour archives, performed by Annie and Arlene. 

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6:17 minutes (5.75 MB)

Movie Moles: "Mad Money"

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Sun, 02/03/2008

 Movie Mole Denise Morris and special guest Sahrah Sayyam review the female heist/caper  movie "Mad Money."  

8:55 minutes (4.09 MB)

Dr. Richard Blau, Arthritis, and his book: "Too Young to Feel Old"

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Healthwatch
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Sun, 02/03/2008

Dr. David Naimon speaks with Dr. Richard Blau, Founder and Director of the Arthritis Institute of Long Island (www.arthritisinstitute.com/) about his book "Too Young to Feel Old: The Arthritis Doctor's 28-Day Formula for Pain-Free Living" from Da Capo Press.

27:00 minutes (24.72 MB)

Breaking News: Domestic Partnerships Legalized

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Evening News
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Thu, 01/31/2008

Reporter Katie Arrants spoke with Karin Fish of Basic Rights Oregon today about the judge's decision today.

1:25 minutes (1.3 MB)

Author Patrice McDermott on Public Access to Government Information

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Radiozine
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Thu, 01/31/2008

Scott Forrester interviews Patrice McDermott about her book, Who Needs to Know? - The State of Public Access to Federal Government Information. The book looks at the controls that have been imposed on public access in a variety of arenas.

30:05 minutes (27.54 MB)

Asian Pacific American women speak of feminism and racism

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APA Compass
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Thu, 01/31/2008

This month the topic is APA women and activism. Hear an interview with author, lifelong anti-racist activist and feminist Grace Lee Boggs and a live discussion with representatives from the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum and Korean American author Hellie Lee. And another installment of the Angry APA Minute.

53:08 minutes (48.65 MB)

The Education of Blind Children with Dr. James Bickford

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Sounds of Awareness
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Thu, 01/31/2008

Dr. James Bickford, PSU Associate Professor of Education, joins Paul VanDyck to discuss the challenges of teaching visually impaired children and the difficulties of learning in a sighted world.

27:05 minutes (24.81 MB)

 

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