Latest Public Affairs Audio

Josh Tickell: "FUEL" Premieres in PDX

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Radiozine
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Thu, 11/13/2008

Host Stephanie Potter speaks with filmmaker Josh Tickell about  FUEL, the winner of the 2008 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award for Best Documentary. His film explores our nation’s dependence on foreign oil and looks at alternative solutions.  "Fuel" has been garnering standing ovations, and premieres today (Friday/11/14), in downtown Portland at the Fox Tower Stadium.  Josh will be available at the 7:30 showings tonight and tomorrow to speak with the audience.

25:36 minutes (14.65 MB)

Susan Griffin on Wrestling With the Angel of Democracy

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Radiozine
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Thu, 11/13/2008

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with poet, essayist, playwright and screen writer Susan Griffin about her new book Wrestling with Angel of Democracy, the Autobiography of an American Citizen.  Griffin is known for her innovative style. Her groundbreaking book Woman and Nature is an extended prose-poem. A Chorus of Stones, the Private Life of War, blends history and memoir as does Wrestling with Angel of Democracy, the Autobiography of an American Citizen her most recent book.

28:36 minutes (26.19 MB)

Michele Ulriksen about "Reform at Victory"

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Radiozine
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Thu, 11/13/2008

Marianne Barisonek speaks with Corvallis writer Michele Ulriksen about Reform at Victory, her non-fiction memoir about her experience as a teen in a locked-down unlicensed/unregulated fundamentalist Baptist reform school

26:32 minutes (24.29 MB)

Labor and the Auto Bailout

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Evening News
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Wed, 11/12/2008

The US Congress is considering a bailout of the top three car manufacturers in the U.S. - General Motors, Ford and Chrysler.
While some unions favor the bailout as a way to save their jobs, others have called for this crisis to be turned into a real opportunity for change in the transportation infrastructure of the country.
Mark Brenner is the head of the Detroit-based periodical 'Labor Notes'.
 

5:39 minutes (5.18 MB)

NORTHCOM, AIG, and the Alaskan Vote

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Presswatch
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Wed, 11/12/2008

On the 11/13 Presswatch, with the "news you're not supposed to know," host Theresa Mitchell explores election shenanigans and uncounted votes. Also, what's NORTHCOM up to? and why is AIG a bottomless pit?

27:47 minutes (15.9 MB)

FAIR vs. Fox

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Evening News
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Wed, 11/12/2008

The media watchgroup FAIR, or Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting, challenged Fox News on the accuracy of its pre-election reporting.
Fox responded with an attack on the media watchgroup, saying that Fox had no control over what its pundits said - in this case, referring to their own employees Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity.
Peter Hart, from Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, says that the reaction of Fox executives to the accusation of bias was typical.
 

2:28 minutes (2.26 MB)

Labor and the Auto Bailout

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 11/12/2008

The US Congress is considering a bailout of the top three car manufacturers in the U.S. - General Motors, Ford and Chrysler.
While some unions favor the bailout as a way to save their jobs, others have called for this crisis to be turned into a real opportunity for change in the transportation infrastructure of the country.
Mark Brenner is the head of the Detroit-based periodical 'Labor Notes'.
 

5:39 minutes (5.18 MB)

Peter Erlinder on Congo

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Radiozine
program date: 
Wed, 11/12/2008

Per Fagereng speaks with Peter Erlinder about Rwanda and the war in eastern Congo

28:57 minutes (26.51 MB)

 

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