History

A Yardbirds Special

Airs at: Fri, 01/31/2020 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Roots of Rock and Roll
   From 1963 to 1968, the Yardbirds were a major player in the British rock scene.  They helped launch the careers of three of Rock's all-time greatest guitarists - Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page.   They are cited as pioneers of Psychedelic Rock and Hard Rock, and ... Read more

Ep 99. LIVE! WITH HIGH GOOD PEOPLE ft. Tiare Darnell

Airs at: Wed, 01/29/2020 at 12:15am - Sat, 02/29/2020 at 12:15am
Produced for Village Vibes Podcast
*High* everybody! In December, we had the honor of sitting down with Portland's finest cannabis connoisseur, our friend Tiara Darnell! We did our first ever live show to talk about Tiara's *dope* podcast called @highgoodpeople , the struggles of podcasting and doing it all ... Read more

Festival Previews

Airs at: Thu, 01/23/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  It's wintertime in the Pacific Northwest, so what better way to escape the cloudy weather than in a bright cinema with your fellow film buffs? We're joined in the studio by Tracy Francis, Festival Director for the Cascade Festival of African Films, who is once again brin... Read more

Hindsight 2020: A Look Back at 2017

Airs at: Tue, 01/21/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
    In the spirit of Hindsight 2020, we look back at some of KBOO volunteers' reporting about police from the first year of the current administration. The stories in this hour cover roughly the period from January 2017 to February 2018, and contain descriptions of police... Read more

Pledge: The Public Radio Fund Drive by Don Merrill

Airs at: Thu, 01/23/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Don Merrill, author of the book Pledge: The Public Radio Fund Drive. Don’s a career journalist, writer, and broadcaster. He’s been a producer and reporter for civilian and Armed Forces Broadcasting, worked for the Cincinnati Enquirer, and was a pub... Read more

The Song of the Jade Lily

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Kirsty Manning’s  2019 novel, The Song of the Jade Lily, about World War II era Jewish refugees in Shanghai. It’s a story about the role that Shanghai played in the rescue of 20,00 refugees from Europe before and during the second world war. ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 6, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 01/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Autoworkers and Climate Change: Bill Resnick talks with Sam Gindin about the United Auto Workers and GM in Canada, and raising expectations around not just bread-and-butter issues but retooling the auto industry to combat climate... Read more

Red-Nosed Reindeer

Airs at: Mon, 12/23/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement and Denise Morris review the Rankin-Bass stop-motion animated Christmas story Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Originally aired on NBC in 1964, the GE-sponsored classic tells the story of two misfits and their eventual acceptance by Santa and his elves. But a dee... Read more

Monitoring The Future

Airs at: Wed, 12/18/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this installment of Free Culture Radio: the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research recently released the results of this year's Monitoring The Future Survey, so we hear from NIDA Director Nora Volkow, MD, about som... Read more

December 17, 2019

Airs at: Tue, 12/17/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  On this week's show, we focus on the December 4 meeting of the Citizen Review Committee, whose meeting we have covered on a number of previous shows. The first part is dedicated to the "Chair's Report" segment of the meeting, in which the increasingly frustrated CRC memb... Read more