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From the Black Book Talk Vault: Wilmer Fields, "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiography"

Airs at: Fri, 08/07/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Black Book Talk
Wilmer Leon Fields (August 2, 1922 – June 4, 2004) was a household name in the Negro leagues and other baseball circuits between the 1940s and 1950s.  His son, Bennie Fields, visits Black Book Talk to discuss his father's book,  "My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiograp... Read more

Maya Angelou, "Mom & Me & Mom"

Airs at: Thu, 06/06/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Legendary author Maya Angelou shares the deepest personal story of her life: her relationship with her mother in her new book, Mom & Me & Mom.    Angelou's mother, Vivian Baxter, was an indomitable spirit whose petite size belied her larger-than-life presence—a presence abs... Read more

From the Black Book Talk Vault: Isabel Wilkerson, The Warmth of Other Suns

Airs at: Thu, 10/01/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 12.0px 0.0px; line-height: 16.0px; font: 12.0px Verdana}      This is a re-broadcast of our 2010 interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson about her award-wining book “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great... Read more

Dianna Kretzschmar on Elder Abuse

Airs at: Mon, 04/26/2010 at 12:00am
Produced for Sounds of Awareness
  Hosted by: Paul Van Dyck   Elder Abuse   Host Paul Van Dyck speaks with Dianna Kretzschmar, health services liaison for three different assisted care facilities in Washington State, about elder abuse and what people can do about it.   CD-2005   Read more

Patricia Turner, author of "Crafted Lives : Stories and Studies of African American Quilters

Airs at: Thu, 12/03/2009 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Hosts Patricia Welch, O.B. Hill and Emma Jackson Ford speak with Patricia Turner, author of "Crafted Lives : Stories and Studies of African American Quilters." Turner explores the culture and recent history of African Americans through the creations and wisdom of nine quilt... Read more

Vancouver Avenue: Yesterday, Today and Forever

Airs at: Thu, 11/05/2009 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
The hosts focus on "Vancouver Avenue: Yesterday, Today and Forever," a pictorial history of Portland's Vancouver Baptist Church and the community it serves. 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

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

Circle A Radio

Circle A covers local, national and international issues, focusing on the voices of communities who, for political reasons, are not allowed a voice in the mainstream media. For more information email us, or continue to the Audio Tab to listen to our past shows.   The Cir... Read more