Latest Public Affairs Audio

Seattle fans buy women's pro-basketball team

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program: 
Bread and Roses
program date: 
Thu, 07/23/2009

When owners threatened to sell Seattle's women's professional (WNBA) basektball team to Oklahoma, fans rallied to keep the team. Former season ticket holder, now new owner, Dawn Trudeau shares how a community saved the Seattle Storm, the remaining women's pro-basektball team in the Pacific Northwest.

12:23 minutes (8.51 MB)

Talk about Sidewalk Cafe Seating

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program date: 
Thu, 07/23/2009

Kate Welch leads a discussion about obstacles on the sidewalk, most specifically the status of sidewalk cafe seating. 
Guests in the studio are:
From the Willamette Pedestrian Coalition; Jeanne Harrison, board member, and Stephanie Routh, director of the WPC.
From the Portland Bureau Of Transportation; April Bertelsen, pedestrian coordinator, and Richard Eisenhauer, Sidewalk Café Program Manager.
 

56:03 minutes (51.31 MB)

No Drinking, No Drugs, No Lesbians

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program: 
Bread and Roses
program date: 
Thu, 07/23/2009

A young basketball player's courage ends 20 years of discrimination at U-Penn. We speak to Dee Mosbacher who, with Fawn Yacker,  produced and directed Training Rules which tells this remarkable story. www.trainingrules.com

19:50 minutes (13.62 MB)

The Vegaleague Live

program: 
Youth Randomonium
program date: 
Thu, 07/23/2009

The Vegaleague has been together about a year. They have recorded an album, played about 20 shows, and now their bass player is going away to College.

The Vegaleague were live guests on July's Youth Randomonium, the music show hosted by the KBOO Youth Collective. This is their set.

29:20 minutes (26.86 MB)

The Vegaleague Live

program: 
Youth Randomonium
program date: 
Thu, 07/23/2009

The Vegaleague has been together about a year. They have recorded an album, played about 20 shows, and now their bass player is going away to College.

The Vegaleague were live guests on July's Youth Randomonium, the music show hosted by the KBOO Youth Collective. This is their set.

29:20 minutes (26.86 MB)

Mae Jemison Profile

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program: 
The Underground
program date: 
Thu, 07/23/2009

This month the Young Ladies Radio Project produced a profile on the astronaut Mae Carol Jemison. She  is an African American physician and was the first African American Female NASA astronaut to travel in space. 

She also was the first astronaut to appear on Star Trek.

The Young Ladies Radio Project is a partnership between the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization’s STEM Program, and the KBOO Youth Collective.

8:44 minutes (8 MB)

How do we change the national conversation about war and peace? Also: Update on health care reform legislation

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Wed, 07/22/2009

Seven months into a new administration and the nation still finds itself embroiled in two Asian wars. Many Americans would have difficulty explaining how the Obama administration's conduct of these wars differs from the last administration's. They're certainly not being helped by policymakers and pundits who are working overtime to marginalize arguments for American withdrawal from the region. With the economy now people's foremost concern, how does the peace movement change the national conversation about war and peace?

56:58 minutes (45.64 MB)

How do we change the national conversation about war and peace? Also: Update on health care reform legislation

program date: 
Wed, 07/22/2009

Seven months into a new administration and the nation still finds itself embroiled in two Asian wars. Many Americans would have difficulty explaining how the Obama administration's conduct of these wars differs from the last administration's. They're certainly not being helped by policymakers and pundits who are working overtime to marginalize arguments for American withdrawal from the region. With the economy now people's foremost concern, how does the peace movement change the national conversation about war and peace?

56:58 minutes (45.64 MB)

 

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