KBOO Annual Meeting and Board Election 2014

Don Manning Memorial Service Information

The  Memorial for Don Manning, long time KBOO jazz host, will take place this  Sunday September 21st, at Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capital Highway from  2:30 - 4:30 pm.

A jazz trio with Lee Reinoehl, piano, Nick Gefroh, drums, and unnamed bass player will play, and NIck says jazz musicians are invited to "bring their axes!" to honor Don's memory.

Don's family hopes the community will turn out and "make this a real sendoff for Don."

Don Manning hosted "Bebop Spoken Here" for more than 25 years on KBOO. He was a jazz drummer and loved to interview his Bebop heroes on the air.

You can listen to Nick Gefroh's on air tribute show at

15 Now PDX:The movement for a $15 minimum wage

Air date: 
Thu, 09/18/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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15 Now PDX:The movement for a $15 minimum wage

The movement for a $15 minimum wage is gaining momentum around the nation and in Oregon, where activists are partnering with social service providers, advocacy groups and state lawmakers to push for legislative action. Guest host Lisa Loving speaks with organizers of 15 Now PDX on their campaign and how you can get involved. We’ll also be taking calls on YOUR minimum wage story.
 

PressWatch: Dancing the Apocalypso

Program: 
Presswatch
Air date: 
Thu, 09/18/2014 - 9:00am - 9:30am
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Ungrateful terrorism

The Ebola response is very late...why?  Is it a coincidence that the US is late in responding to a pathogen that could conveniently remove pesky inhabitants from a vast, unguarded repository of minerals and agricultural wealth?  

Journalist Robert Parry on Ukraine

Program: 
Fight the Empire
Air date: 
Thu, 09/18/2014 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Journalist Robert Parry on Ukraine

Host Per Fagereng speaks with journalist Robert Parry about Ukraine. Per asks, "If Scotland can vote on independence, why can't Ukraine?"

Parry has been asking why has so much of the Washington Establishment devoted so much time this past year to pounding their chests over the need to confront Russia regarding Ukraine? Who is benefiting from this crisis? What’s driving the madness?

Richard Flanagan on his latest novel "The Narrow Road to the Deep North"

Program: 
Between the Covers
Air date: 
Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Richard Flanagan on his latest novel "The Narrow Road to the Deep North"
Tasmanian writer Richard Flanagan discusses his latest novel, "The Narrow Road to the Deep North," short listed for the Mann Booker Prize, as well as his career, with host Richard Wolinsky.
"The Narrow Road to the Deep North" is set in 1943 in the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Thai-Burma Death Railway, 

From the series "Bookwaves"

Doris Kearns Goodwin on her book, THE BULLY PULPIT

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Doris Kearns Goodwin on her book, THE BULLY PULPIT
Host Gene Bradley speaks with Doris Kearns Goodwin about her book, THE BULLY PULPIT, which was just released in paperback. 

The book looks at how President Teddy Roosevelt effectively used the bully pulpit to compel the press to cover abuses in commerce, and was successful in pushing many major reforms through Congress.  

Doris Kearns Goodwin is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American biographer, historian, and political commentator. She is currently featured in Ken Burns’s PBS series on The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. 

"All About The Base...." Thursday On Ear To The Streets...

Air date: 
Thu, 09/18/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
A Re-broadcast and LIVE Performance
On the next Ear To The Streets of Portland:

"All About The Base...." A rebroadcast of an intimate interview with the host of Ear To The Street, Ms. Sekoynia and father who's a long time bass player and music artist as they discuss MUSIC of Black artists.

Followed by a live performance from local BASS musician Errick Lewis and guest Chris Matthews.

From Old CATS (sorry Pops) to NEW cats! It's "All About The Base...." Thursday evening starting at 7:00pm

And remember: TIME TO WISE UP SO WE CAN RISE UP!!

Dr. Martin Donohoe on Health and Environmental Effects of Growing GM Crops

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Dr. Martin Donohoe on Health and Environmental Effects of Growing GM Crops
Health and Health Care Forum 

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Martin Donohoe, internist physician, adjunct associate professor of public health at PSU, and adviser to the Social Justice Committee of the Oregon chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility. They discuss some of the health and environmental consequences associated with growing genetically-modified cropsl. Dr. Donohoe is the author-editor of Public Health and Social Justice Reader, published by Jossey Bass – Wiley, in 2013. To offer resources to individuals, students, and public health professionals, he developed a website, Public health and Social Justice, http://phsj.org/, that offers slideshows, articles, and syllabi for courses.
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