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Every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 5:45pm to 6:00pm.

A deeper look behind the day's top stories

KBOO News In Depth is a daily in-depth interview or feature on a story of significant interest to our listening audience.  These pieces focus on local, national or international issues that reflect KBOO's values of peace, justice, democracy, human rights, multiculturalism, environmentalism, freedom of expression or social change.

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KBOO News In Depth: Clark Hays and Kathleen McFall

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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If you’re a fan of the classic film Bonnie and Clyde – -- you know the outlaw couple didn’t make it out alive. At least in real life. But an Oregon writing couple have revived the infamous lovers in a trilogy of historical fiction, that asks the question: What if Bonnie an... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Jerry Chrisman, John Campbell, Karyn O'Bryant

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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Back in the Golden Age of Radio, even before KBOO, in fact, even before Ira Glass, there was a short-lived, though influential network, called the Tesla Broadcasting Company. They did things differently than the big networks at the time – the Columbia Broadcasting Systems a... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: David Koff and John Pirruccello

Airs at: Mon, 06/03/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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For tonight’s News In Depth segment, we welcome back one of our favorite guests -- David Koff, Artistic Director of Portland’s Fake Radio. Portland is home to a thriving radio theater community, and Fake Radio is one of the very best! The troupe will be celebrating the 70th... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Felicity Fenton

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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Our News In Depth guest today is Felicity Fenton, author of the book User Not Found, from Portland’s Future Tense Books. User Not Found is a long-form essay about Felicity’s attempt to withdraw from the Internet, especially social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter,... Read more

How To Change Your Mind: Conversation With Michael Pollan

Airs at: Tue, 05/14/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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Bestselling author Michael Pollan talks with KBOO reporter Doug McVay about psychedelic therapy, psilocybin mushrooms, and Pollan's book How To Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcend... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: David Hattner, Portland Youth Philharmonic

Airs at: Mon, 04/29/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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Here at KBOO, we always look forward to our talks with David Hattner, musical director of the Portland Youth Philharmonic. David and the orchestra bring PYP’s 95th season to an exhilirating close with a concert on Sunday, May 5th at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. PYP w... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Kendall Duffie, Portland Veteran's Project

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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Our In Depth guest today is Kendall Duffie, a high school senior in Portland,  and creator of the Portland Veteran’s Project. The Portland Veteran’s Project is a website dedicated to the stories of Portland’s military veterans, as told by those who served in World War 2, u... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Roger McNamee

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2019 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
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In a New Yorker profile of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg last September, Evan Osnos writes: “If Facebook were a country, it would have the largest population on earth. More than 2.2 billion people, about a third of humanity, log in at least once a month. That user base h... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Debra Gwartney

Airs at: Thu, 03/14/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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Our In Depth guest today is Debra Gwartney, author of the new memoir I Am a Stranger Here Myself, from University of New Mexico Press. Debra teaches in the writing program at Pacific University in Forest Grove, and is the author of Live Through This: A Mother’s Memoir of Ru... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Eva Hagberg Fisher

Airs at: Thu, 02/28/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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Our News In Depth guest today is Eva Hagberg Fisher, author of the new book, How to Be Loved: A Memoir of Lifesaving Friendship, from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Eva’s writing has appeared in the New York Times, Tin House, Wallpaper, Wired, and Dwell, and she holds degrees ... Read more