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Boise Voices Oral History Project

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2009 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
Boise Voices is an intergenerational Oral Histrory Project, founded by Apricot Irving. This  project pairs at-risk youth from Albina Youth Opportunity School, and Boise Elementary School, with Boise Neighborhood Elders in order to preserve the history of the neighborhood. T... Read more

Fight the Empire

  Every first and third Wednesday from 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM.      Connecting history with the latest world events We live in an empire that began 500 years ago with the European conquest of the Americas. This program looks at how the empire permeates our lives.   What ar... Read more

Howard Zinn: The Great Depression and our modern economic meltdown

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2009 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
The Great Depression was a worldwide economic downturn starting in most places in 1929 and ending in the 1930s or early 1940s depending on the country. It was the largest economic depression in the 20th century, and is used in the 21st century as an example of how far the w... Read more

Radiozine on 02/05/09

Airs at: Thu, 02/05/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Per Fagereng interviews author Lennie Brenner about the history of Zionism. CD-1325 Read more

Black History Month Musings

Airs at: Mon, 02/02/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Co-hosts Hosts Emma Ford and Patricia Welch share books and Black History Month local activities .  Also discuss the significance of this month to African-Americans.  Read more

Radiozine on 11/11//08

Airs at: Tue, 11/11/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Host Elizabeth Fournier interviews Marilyn Yalom about her study of American cemeteries, their history and their changing rules. CD-1342 Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: Jewell Parker Rhodes discusses "Yellow Moon"

Airs at: Thu, 07/06/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Last month we interviewed Kelly McWilliams, author of Your Plantation Prom Is Not Okay. She credited her mother's example as a great influence on her writing.  We interviewed her mother, author Jewell Parker Rhodes, 15 years ago, so we're delighted to rebroadcast our 2008 ... Read more

UPA Retrospective

Airs at: Mon, 08/25/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
Words & Pictures celebrates 65 years of the UPA animation studio with rare audio clips and stories from the people who were there.  Guest Jack Heiter helped animate Mister Magoo, Roger Ramjet, and the forgotten 1960's classic Gay Purr-ee; and animation historian Tee Bosusto... Read more

Radiozine on 07/02/08

Airs at: Wed, 07/02/2008 at 10:00am - 10:45am
Produced for Radiozine
Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Jeff Sharlet, author of the new book, "The Family". It's about "the secret fundamentalism at the heart of American power". The Family is a secretive "network" of fundamentalist Christian men who "pray" and confer together and receive pers... Read more

Black Book Talk

  Every first Thursday from 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM. Monthly program featuring interviews and discussions of works by African American authors. Co-hosts Emma Jackson Ford, O B Hill and Patricia Welch review works in all genres by well-known and emerging authors. Occasional ... Read more