Women

International Women's Day 2018

KBOO's International Women's Day celebrations were started by Program Director Karen Burdick in 1976. We've celebrated each year since then with special programming created by for and about women. As we finalized the schedule for KBOO's annual celebration of international ... Read more

Remote: Finding Home in the Bitterroots by DJ Lee

Airs at: Wed, 09/16/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Our In Depth guest today is DJ Lee, author of Remote: Finding Home in the Bitterroots, published by Oregon State University Press. DJ is a Regents Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at Washington State University, the Director of the Selway-Bitterroot Wildernes... Read more

Evening News on 09/16/20

Airs at: Wed, 09/16/2020 at 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
  On this special Membership Drive edition of the KBOO Evening News: Fires and smoke continue to overwhelm much of the state; More evidence emerges that ICE facilities are performing hysterectomies on unsuspecting women; And, President Trump touts herd immunity, while say... Read more

Buscando America on 09/15/20

Airs at: Tue, 09/15/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este programa hablamos sobre el apocalipsis climático y los devastadores incendios que arden en la costa oeste. La Comisión Nacional de Derechos Humanos en CDMX es ahora la Casa de Refugio “Ni Una Menos”. y el Consejo Indígena y Popular de Guerrero - Emiliano Zapata lle... Read more

Book Review

Airs at: Mon, 09/14/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg reads a review by Larry Bowlden of two historical novels by Marlowe Benn, Passing Fancies and Relative Fortunes. Read more

The principal said we have to stop spreading rumors, you guys. Otherwise, no pizza party!

Airs at: Fri, 09/11/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea take a dive into the middle school version of 'fake news': the rumor mill. Is that a more effective rebrand of the fight against mis- and disinformation? Untrue rumors about antifa arsonists starting wildfires in Oregon led th... Read more

LaRhonda Steele

Airs at: Tue, 09/15/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae talks with Portland's First Lady of Blues, LaRhonda Steele. We hear her talk about the struggles as a Black woman in Portland's Blues scene. It's tough times for Portland's musicians who depend on live performance for a living, and even tougher for Black artists dur... Read more

The Fish and the Dove

Airs at: Thu, 09/24/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
"In The Fish & The Dove, Mary-Kim Arnold’s lyrical scope sweeps across intersecting terrains, moving through time to capture the history of occupation and legacy war in Korea, through the delicate tethers between biological mother, adoptive mother, motherland and daughter, ... Read more

Things We Didn't Talk About When I Was A Girl

Airs at: Thu, 09/17/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
A New York Times Editors’ Choice and Best Book of the Year at TIME, Esquire, Amazon, Kirkus, and Electric Literature Jeannie Vanasco has had the same nightmare since she was a teenager. It is always about him: one of her closest high school friends, a boy named Mark. A boy... Read more

Buscando America on 09/08/20

Airs at: Tue, 09/08/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
  En este programa hicimos un recuento de los 100 días de resistencia al abuso policial en Portland. Hablamos con Margara Cervantes sobre el proyecto millonario con miras a la privatización del Bosque de Chapultepec en la Ciudad de México. En Corazón del Sur, Gisela Rodríg... Read more