Latest Public Affairs Audio

Robot Skit

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Thu, 04/09/2009

This untitled melodrama too crass for our normal voice talent, so the entire peice is performed by robot voices...  
 

6:28 minutes (5.92 MB)

Portland honors Murnane's Wharf

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 04/09/2009

The current issue of Street Roots shines a light on a piece of Portland history that’s been hiding in plain view, just south of the Burnside Bridge.

2:52 minutes (2.63 MB)

"Women in Black" hold their vigil infront of a Federal Building

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 04/09/2009

The Portland ‘Women in Black’ held their weekly vigil at noon today in front of the Federal Building in downtown Portland.
Members of the group dress in black as a symbol of mourning for those who have died due to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian land.

1:19 minutes (1.21 MB)

John Law!

program: 
Radiozine
program date: 
Thu, 04/09/2009

S.W. Conser interviews artist, author, filmmaker, and culture-jammer John Law about his explorations of off-limits structures, his history with San Francisco's prankster brigades The Suicide Club and Cacophony Society, and his co-founding of the Burning Man Arts Festival

John's short story collection The Space Between, based on his lifelong fascination with bridges, has just been published by Furnace Press, and his documentary Head Trip follows a trio of iconic giant Doggie Diner heads on a cross-country odyssey.

31:54 minutes (12.78 MB)

Author Jayne Anne Phillips on "Lark and Termite," a novel of death and magic in West Virginia

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program: 
Between the Covers
program date: 
Wed, 04/08/2009

Host Ed Goldberg interviews Jayne Anne Phillips, author of Lark and Termite, a novel of a sad death and a magical child in a West Virginia family. Jayne Anne Phillips was born and raised in West Virginia. Her first book of stories, Black Tickets, published in 1979 when she was 26, won the prestigious Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction. Jayne Anne Phillips' works have been translated and published in twelve foreign languages.

26:12 minutes (12 MB)

Morocco from afar

program date: 
Wed, 04/08/2009

Morocco a look from afar – Literature of North Africa, Religion and the Moroccan Society

46:06 minutes (21.11 MB)

Close to 400 rally and lobby at Capitol for Healthcare Action

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 04/08/2009

Close to 400 people descended on the state capitol in Salem on Wednesday to lobby their legislators and demonstrate on the capitol steps for healthcare reform. They want lawmakers to pass a series of bills that would pave the way for universal coverage in Oregon within four years. KBOO reporter David Rosenfeld was there and he filed this report.
 

5:35 minutes (5.12 MB)

Electricity prices are on the rise

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 04/08/2009

Oregonians may soon see their Electricity Bills rising, and it won’t just be because the cost of producing electricity is going up.
 Oregon’s two biggest electricity producers are safeguarding their profits by trying to raise electric bills.
 Pacific Power’s parent company, Pacificorp, has asked the Oregon Public Utility Commission for a nine percent rate increase effective next year.
That increase would help Pacificorp almost double its profit margin.
Portland General Electric is also going to see its profits rise, even as people use less power.
That’s thanks to poorly timed program to promote energy efficiency.
 

3:45 minutes (3.44 MB)

 

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