History

Kimberly Stowers Moreland , author of "African Americans of Portland, a pictorial history"

Airs at: Thu, 02/07/2013 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Guest Kimberly Stowers Moreland is the author of African Americans of Portland, a pictorial history.  From hundreds of black and white and sepia-toned photos, Moreland pieced together a slice of the local African American narrative, one that reflects how prior to World War ... Read more

Between Us

  General Interest. Science, politics, literature, popular culture, comedy, arts & music, etc.   Read more

Treasures From The KBOO Archives

This program features Treasures from the KBOO Audio Archive, going back to 1968 Please help us preserve these audio gems! ---> KBOO's Public Affairs Archive Digitization Project KBOO has an archive of over 7000 recordings of speeches, interviews and documentaries datin... Read more

Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco: Web-only special content

Airs at: Mon, 06/25/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Best-selling author and foreign correspondent Chris Hedges and comics journalist Joe Sacco tell more stories of their collaboration on the book Days of Destuction, Days of Revolt, as well as their adventures reporting from trouble spots both at home and abroad. Original br... Read more

Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco: Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt

Airs at: Mon, 06/25/2012 at 12:00am
Produced for Words and Pictures
Nation Institute Senior Fellow Chris Hedges (American Fascists, War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning) and comics journalist Joe Sacco (Palestine, Safe Area Gorazde) have teamed up to produce Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt, a sweeping portrait of the American underclass... Read more

Journalist Carole Simpson's memoir, "Newslady"

Airs at: Thu, 10/06/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Newslady is the memoir of Carole Simpson a trailblazing African American woman journalist. Simpson was the first woman the first African American woman national network television correspondent, the first African American woman to anchor a national network newscast and the ... Read more

"Railroaded:The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America," historian Richard White

Airs at: Fri, 09/16/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
 Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America "Bundled securities...phony annual reports...bribed politicians...a crashed economy. These familiar-sounding conditions are just part of the legacy of the men who built the 19th century transcontinental ... Read more

Author Carla Peterson, "Black Gotham"

Airs at: Thu, 09/01/2011 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
Part detective tale, part social and cultural narrative, Black Gotham is Carla Peterson's riveting account of her quest to reconstruct the lives of her nineteenth-century ancestors. As she shares their stories and those of their friends, neighbors, and business associates, ... Read more

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