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News & Cultural Programming at KBOO

KBOO News | List of Public Affairs shows on KBOO

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!

 KBOO Programming Charter


Cancer Retreat Center Harmony Hill

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Recovery Zone
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Wed, 12/05/2007

On the Recovery Zone this month, host Stephanie Potter visits Harmony Hill on Washington's Hood River canal, where cancer patients and their loved ones are offered retreats that include facilitated discussion, stress reduction, labyrinth walks, organic gourmet food,  views of the Olympic mountains, and more.  Harmony Hill participates in the holiday spirit year round by offering these one-day and three-day retreats at no cost!!

27:07 minutes (9.31 MB)

Ted Wheeler, Mult. Cnty

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Wed, 12/05/2007

Hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza speak with Ted Wheeler, Multnomah County Commission Chair, about delivering services to county residents and what possible changes county residents may be facing in the future, including recent discussions about changing the Multnomah County Sheriff from an elected position to an appointed one.

83:49 minutes (23.99 MB)

Naomi Klein and "The Shock Doctrine"

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Presswatch
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Wed, 12/05/2007

Naomi Klein discusses imperialism, torture, and the Chicago School of predatory economists with Theresa Mitchell.  Preceded by a discussion of the current propaganda preparing the public for war with Iran in the Spring.

55:14 minutes (18.97 MB)

Corps of Engineers saves PDX trees from FEMA demolition

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Evening News
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Wed, 12/05/2007

The fight to save 100 mature trees along the Bridgeton levee in north Portland got a needed boost today from the U-S Army Corps of Engineers.The Corps is currently reviewing its levee vegetation policy and plans to issue the revised standards as part of a National Levee Vegetation Roundtable to be held in early 2008.The Bridgeton Neighborhood Association’s and Columbia Riverkeeper have been fighting for months to preserve the hundred trees, which were scheduled to be cut due to a directive from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

KBOO spoke with Brent Foster, the director of the Columbia Riverkeeper, about this issue:

2:25 minutes (2.22 MB)

1205 Our Backyard

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Tue, 12/04/2007

Another edition of the locally produced environmental series, Our Backyard, with KBOO's Edison Carder. This edition: The Forest Service buys shocking new 'tools'.

3:57 minutes (3.61 MB)

The Supremes Go to Guantanamo (again)

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Tue, 12/04/2007

Featuring Emi Maclean, Staff Attorney with the Guantanamo Global Justice Initiative at the Center for Constitutional Rights.  Today, they went before the U.S.

26:30 minutes (9.1 MB)

Venezuelan Elections

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Tue, 12/04/2007

Host Barbara Bernstein's topic is the elections in Venezuela. Guests are Dan Bonham from PCASC, along with Shizuko Hashimoto (also with PCASC) and Portlander John Olmsted. They also speak with Greg Wilpert, editor of the  website venezuelanalysis.com, who speaks live from Venezuela.

90:46 minutes (36.36 MB)

Women for Bikes

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The Bike Show
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Tue, 12/04/2007

Hosts Ayleen and Tori spoke with guests Alison Hill-Braves from the Community Cycling Center, Janis McDonald from the City of Portland, Transportation Options and Barb Grover from the Bike Gallery about a variety of issues related to women who ride bikes.

56:06 minutes (22.55 MB)

Grace Paley Tribute

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Between the Covers
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Mon, 12/03/2007

Local poet Judith Arcana and local writer Miriam Budner discuss the life and work of activist, writer and teacher Grace Paley, who died in August. Judith Arcana's books include "Grace Paley’s Life Stories: A Literary Biography.”  Arcana and Budner also read from Grace's work and  discuss an upcoming Portland event honoring her memory at  Broadway Books on Tuesday, December 11th  at 7PM.

 

 

26:42 minutes (24.44 MB)

Kwanzaa Black Book Talk

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Black Book Talk
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Mon, 12/03/2007

December Black Book Talk, hosted by Patricia Welch and Emma Jackson Ford, focusing on the Kwanzaa holiday and favorite holiday books by black authors.

27:55 minutes (25.57 MB)

 

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