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Special Programming: Public Affairs on 07/04/11

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2011 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Scholar, author, and activist Ward Churchill on "War, Genocide and Politics" When a small activist group decided to invite controversial professor Ward Churchill to speak in Grand Junction CO on Memorial Day, they ignited a firestorm of opposition. The local paper called fo... Read more

How does American-style permanent-war resemble the warfare of European monarchs centuries ago?

Airs at: Thu, 05/19/2011 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
Host Per Fagereng speaks with historian and retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel William J. Astore about his latest TomDispatch post in which he takes up permanent-war, American-style, and its eerie similarity to “enlightened” wars fought by European monarchs centuries ago.... Read more

Cynthia Grant Tucker author of "No Silent Witness"

Airs at: Thu, 03/10/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Guest Cynthia Grant Tucker, author of No Silent Witness: the Eliot Parsonage Women and their Unitarian World,  discusses the stories of the women who influenced the liberal culture of America, particularly here in Portland. "No Silent Witness" is a group biography which f... Read more

Secret Asian Woman

Airs at: Tue, 03/03/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Secret Asian Woman, a half-hour personal exploration of identity and mixed race  produced by Dmae Roberts. Throughout her life especially living in Oregon, Dmae has had to bring up her ethnicity especially when it comes to the question: "What Are You?"  This piece was or... Read more

The Lost Portland Neighborhood of Guild's Lake Courts

Airs at: Mon, 02/28/2011 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  The topic is the lost Portland neighborhood of Guild's Lake Courts. Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with local historian Tanya March, who has researched the Guild's Lake development during the 1930s and 40s, and former Guild's Lake Courts resident Charles Cha... Read more

Per Fagereng speaks with historian Alfred McCoy

Airs at: Thu, 12/16/2010 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  Host Per Fagereng speaks with historian Alfred McCoy about his article “The Decline and Fall of the American Empire, Four Scenarios for the End of the American Century by 2025” McCoy says the demise of the United States as the global superpower could come far more quickl... Read more

More Talk Radio on 12/13/10

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod interview James Kloppenberg about his book "Reading Obama: Dreams, Hope, and the American Political Tradition." Intellectual historian Kloppenberg says the influences that have shaped Obama's distinctive worldview, include Nietzsche and... Read more

More Talk Radio on 12/06/10

Airs at: Mon, 12/06/2010 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod interview Daniel Martinez HoSang about his book Racial Propositions: Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California (American Crossroads), which looks at the controversial history of California's ballot measures over the past f... Read more

Political Perspectives on 11/24/10

Airs at: Wed, 11/24/2010 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Political Perspectives
Dr. Ruth Rosen, Professor of History and author of many books, including The World Split Open: How the Modern Women's Movement Changed America, talks about women's participation in the Tea Party movement and the complex motives behind it. Ruth Rosen is a pioneering histori... 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