History

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

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