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Narrow River, Wide Sky by Jenny Forrester

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
  On the Colorado Plateau between slot canyons and rattlesnakes, Jenny Forrester grew up with her mother and brother in a single-wide trailer proudly displaying an American flag. Forrester’s powerfully eloquent story reveals a rural small town comprising God-fearing Republ... Read more

Shaun King on Voices from the Edge

Airs at: Thu, 05/18/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  The writer and activist joins Jo Ann on KBOO.  Shaun King offers an articulate and historically grounded take on the most pressing problems of the day. This generation has its own challenges—challenges for which we need real and applicable solutions. Instead of wondering... Read more

"A Gentleman in Moscow"

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
A Gentleman in Moscow is a historical novel by Amor Towles; wonderful descriptions of Moscow and incisive psychological analysis of his main characters. It is a very emotionally intelligent book. Read more

David Barsamian joins Abe & Joe LIVE FROM KBOO!

Airs at: Tue, 05/16/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
  Abe & Joe are joined in-studio by KBOO favorite David Barsamian during the Spring Membership Drive.  Call in with your support at (877) 500-5266.  Call in with your questions at (503) 231-8187 One of America's most tireless and wide-ranging investigative journalists, Da... Read more

Trump's religious freedom order and the Queer Doc Festival

Airs at: Tue, 05/09/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
    We'll be sitting down with ACLU of Oregon staff attorney Kelly Simon to talk about Prexy Trump's 'religious freedom' order, issued last week. Is it as bad as expected? More nuanced? How might it play out? We're going to explore these questions, and more, with Kelly.  ... Read more

How the US has Provoked North Korea

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie asks Martin Hart-Landsberg about the situation in Korea, and Marty discusses the history and political economy of US-Korea relations. Marty Hart-Landsberg is a local scholar and activist who has researched and written extensively on Korea. To keep up on events fro... Read more

Vanport Mosaic + OUTwright

Airs at: Tue, 05/09/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Dmae features two very different festivals. First up we feature Damaris Webb and Laura Lo Forti​  co-directors of Vanport Mosaic that happens May 26-29 throughout Portland. The 2017 festival of events that highlights important history of Vanport communities and beyond. T... Read more

Women Activists Call on Trump to Initiate Regional Peace Talks with North Korea

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  "The United States, as I understand it, has made a precondition for talks with North Korea, that they must get rid of their nuclear weapons stockpile before talks can begin. For North Korea, as they view it, that's a nonstarter." – Christine Ahn, founder and internation... Read more

Kent State Massacre Anniversary

Airs at: Thu, 05/04/2017 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Hundreds of students, survivors and supporters gathered today on the campus of Kent State University in Ohio – forty seven years after US National Guard soldiers killed four students protesting the Vietnam War. KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with some of them about their memo... Read more

May the 4th

Airs at: Fri, 05/05/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
A Celebration of all things Star Wars! May the 4th Be With You!       Facebook Event (more info and the links mentioned on air): https://www.facebook.com/events/116408028927777/   Read more