News & Cultural Programming at KBOO

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KBOO community radio has been bringing diverse communities together for forty years.  We offer over twenty hours per day of programs that are produced locally by volunteer community members.  This is critical for having local voices on the airwaves at a time when media ownership is consolidating and the remaining local entities turn to syndicated programs.  Furthermore we offer genuine diversity.  In a city that is over three-quarters white, we offer programming by and for Asian, African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, and those from many other backgrounds.  We put youth (with a part-time youth coordinator assisting), veterans, and the disabled on the air.  And we bring these communities together on and off the air!

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Book Mole: "The Great Man"

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Sun, 09/21/2008

Larry Bowlden discusses Kate Christensen's novel  The Great Man, demonstrating the gap between the image a successful man projects to his public and in his biography,  and what the women in his life know about him.  Winner of the Pen/Faulkner Award.  You can find more reviews by Larry on line

7:24 minutes (4.24 MB)

Greider on Bailing Out Big Finance

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Sun, 09/21/2008

Tom Becker reads  from two pieces on the bailout of  finance capital by the tax payers by William Greider, economic analyst for The Nation.   You can find the  original  articles here and here

5:29 minutes (3.14 MB)

Sarah Palin and the Christian Right

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Sun, 09/21/2008

The Old Mole's Jan Haaken talks with Professor Cynthia  Burack of Ohio State about the Sarah Palin phenomenon and its impact  on  the Christian Right  and beyond. 

16:52 minutes (9.66 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 22, 2008

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Sun, 09/21/2008

Why is the  US Government, funded by  our taxes, saving Wall Street's financiers from the consequences of their hubris?  On this program, hosted by Tom Becker, we discuss the situation in depth.  Also on the show: an conversation about what Sarah Palin signifies for the Christian Right as well as to women behond that  group.  Hear the whole program by clicking the arrow above, or listen to individual pieces by following their links below:

1.  Bill Resnick and economist John Miller  discuss  the  origins and direction of the economic crisis and what the left should be demanding

50:14 minutes (28.75 MB)

HIV in Portland African-American Communities

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Healthwatch
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Sun, 09/21/2008

 HIV in Portland African and African-American Communities

Host Dr. David Naimon talks with Catherine Azouyangui, case manager of the Minority AIDS Initiative. She will talk about the challenges and barriers towards getting medical care to Portland's HIV positive African and African-American communities.

27:49 minutes (25.47 MB)

Get This! examines Community Radio

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Sun, 09/21/2008

 Host Chris Andreae asks our listening audience "What Is Community Radio?" and "What do YOU want from YOUR Community Radio Station?"

Listeners respond.

 

 

26:55 minutes (24.65 MB)

Hans Bennett - Journalists for Mumia

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Prison Pipeline
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Sun, 09/21/2008

Prison Pipeline presented an interview between host, Ruth Kovacs and telephone guest, Hans Bennett--a Philadelphia-based independent journalist and co-founder of Journalists for Mumia. They reviewed updated information on pending appeals for Mumia Abu-Jamall and current recent stories about his case.

 

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31:19 minutes (28.67 MB)

Undoing the Ego: Tom Park interviews Nouk Sanchez and Tomas Vieira

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Pathways
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Sun, 09/21/2008

 

28:24 minutes (26 MB)

Air Cascadia 0819 - LNG and More

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Air Cascadia
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Thu, 09/18/2008

News headlines and commentary with Cris Andreae and Liam Delta.

11:34 minutes (10.6 MB)

Presswatch-Sep 18: Banks, Dollars & Financial Meltdown

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Presswatch
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Wed, 09/17/2008

On the Sept 18 Presswatch, Theresa Mitchell explores the news you're not supposed to know and takes a look at how the government is handling  the worst crisis facing the financial markets since the 1920's.

27:03 minutes (12.38 MB)

 

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