Soloist, starring Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr., is a story about mental
illness, genius, friendship, and self-determination. Movie Moles Frann
Michel and Jan Haaken analyze the film's strengths and limitations.
Host Paul Van Dyck interviews Art Stevenson, president of the Oregon
chapter of the National Federation of the Blind, about the Oregon State
School for the Blind and the bill in the Oregon Legislature that would close
the school by September 1st and sell the Salem campus.
A measure has been introduced into the Oregon State Legislature which would
close the Oregon School for the Blind.
Sara fay Goldman spoke with Art Stevenson, President of the National
Federation of the Blind of Oregon about the importance of the upcoming vote.
Host Paul Van Dyck interviews the Powerlifting Team at the Washington State
School for the Blind as they prepare for a competition this July against
blind students from 17 other countries as part of Team USA.
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR
TUESDAY May 19 2009
This is the community calendar for Tuesday May 19 2009
The Hosford Abernethy Neighborhood Development Association Meeting takes
place tonight, Tue May 19 from 7pm – to 8pm (Monthly at 7pm on the third
Tuesday) at St. Phillip N...
"Is it a boy or a girl?"
It's the first question asked after the birth of a baby. But sometimes the
answer isn't obvious? In about one out of every 1,500 births a child is
born so noticeably atypical in terms of genitalia that a specialist is called
in. Out of every thous...
Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Clark County Sheriff Phillip Sample about
Operation Life Saver which aims to locate and rescue missing persons.
Later Paul speaks with Dr. Harold Ellner, a retired urologist from Richland,
Washington who writes about medical humor.
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR
TUESDAY March 31 2009
This is the community calendar for Tuesday March 31 2009.
Portland Central America Solidarity Committee meets Wednesday April 1 from 7
to 9 p.m. at Liberty Hall, 311 N Ivy St in Portland. PCASC is a grassroots
The play's the thing. Theater offers reflections of reality but can it serve
as a specific tool in tackling problems? Jo Ann and Dave talk with members of
PassinArt: A Theater Company about their production of "A Sunbeam" by
award-winning playwright John Henry. This unique ...
"Four Health Care Advocates Talk about the Oregon State Legislature."
Roberta Hall moderates a discussion with Joe Zaerr representing the
Archimedes Movement, Betty Johnson representing Health Care for All Oregonand
Mid-Valley Health Care Advocates, and Mike Huntington...