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Latest Public Affairs Audio

Enhanced Interrogation is Torture

program date: 
Wed, 05/27/2009

Waterboarding, Torture or Enhanced interrogation ? What about the men and women who authorized it?  Are they criminals or Public Servants protecting America? Should they be held accountable? If so, then how? Should it be by a court or panel?  On this show we listen to the voices of experts and perpetrators alike. What is the path forward?  Many callers added to the discussion.

56:01 minutes (38.47 MB)

Enhanced Interrogation is Torture

program date: 
Wed, 05/27/2009

Waterboarding, Torture or Enhanced interrogation ? What about the men and women who authorized it?  Are they criminals or Public Servants protecting America? Should they be held accountable? If so, then how? Should it be by a court or panel?  On this show we listen to the voices of experts and perpetrators alike. What is the path forward?  Many callers added to the discussion.

56:01 minutes (38.47 MB)

Author Chris Cleave on "Little Bee"

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Between the Covers
program date: 
Wed, 05/27/2009

Host Ed Goldberg speaks with Chris Cleave, author of “Little Bee,” the story of an African girl fleeing the horrors of Nigeria and her relationship with an English family. Chris Cleave is 35. He is a novelist and a columnist for The Guardian newspaper in London.

28:31 minutes (13.06 MB)

Do we need a new civil rights unit? An inteview with Attorney General John Kroger

program date: 
Wed, 05/27/2009

John Kroger wants to be an activist attorney general. Since being sworn in, he’s taken on predatory lenders, challenged the LNG terminal, and headed up the investigation of Mayor Sam Adams. Now he’s asking lawmakers to fund a new civil rights unit so he can sue Oregon companies that break our state’s civil rights laws.

56:39 minutes (45.39 MB)

Single Payer Advocates 'die'

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

Protesters today feigned death for twenty-two minutes inside of Earl Blumenauer’s office. The protest was in favor of single payer health care, which could save twenty-two thousand lives a year.

KBOO’s Peter Shoaf went to the scene.

 
4:28 minutes (4.09 MB)

Single Payer Advocates 'die'

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

Protesters today feigned death for twenty-two minutes inside of Earl Blumenauer’s office. The protest was in favor of single payer health care, which could save twenty-two thousand lives a year.

KBOO’s Peter Shoaf went to the scene.

 
4:28 minutes (4.09 MB)

Portland Protests Against Proposition 8

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

After yesterday’s California Supreme Court decision upholding that state’s ban on gay marriage, ad-hoc protests were held across the country challenging the decision. In Portland, gay rights advocates gathered at Pioneer Courthouse Square to voice their outrage.

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg has more:

3:14 minutes (2.97 MB)

Mary Fetsch, TriMet Communications Director

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program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Tue, 05/26/2009

Kate Welch hosts an interview and call-in with Mary Fetsch, TriMet Communications Director since 1995. 

27:17 minutes (24.98 MB)

 

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