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Mediating Democracy

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:00pm
As part of KBOO’s international Day of democracy special programming I sit down with Mike Duerr, a retired U.S. Army Officer who served as a conflict mediator during the course of the U.S./NATO occupation of Afghanistan and Iraq. After his Army service, Mike continued to st... Read more

Cartoonists in Afghanistan - Never-Before-Aired Stories

Airs at: Thu, 09/09/2021 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In October of 2010, political cartoonists Ted Rall and Matt Bors joined S.W. Conser in the KBOO studios for a live interview about the unembedded fact-finding trip they took through Afghanistan two months earlier.  Due to time constraints, many of their additional storie... Read more

Psychedelic-enhanced Therapy

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    In November, Oregon became the first state to legalize the use of psilocybin, the main active ingredient in “magic mushrooms,” for mental health treatment in supervised settings. The field of psychedelic-enhanced therapy has gained particular momentum as a promising a... Read more

Folk Espresso Memorial Day Special

Airs at: Mon, 05/31/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Join Diane Hunt on May 31st as we remember those who gave their lives for their country in this special Memorial Day edition of Folk Espresso.   Photo Credit: Arlington Cemetery by Julianna YY is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Read more

Oliver Stone's Heaven and Earth w/ Tom Secker - Ep 93 (Evergreen)

Airs at: Thu, 05/13/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Tom Secker joins us to discuss the third and final film in Oliver Stone's Vietnam trilogy, Heaven And Earth. "Le Ly (Hiep Thi Le) lives in a small Vietnamese village whose serenity is shattered when war breaks out. Caught between the Viet Cong and the South Vietnamese army... Read more

Disabled American Veterans group helps veterans find work and support through the pandemic

Airs at: Thu, 04/29/2021 at 4:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  There are hundreds of thousands of veterans in Oregon and Washington, many surviving with challenging disabilities and health conditions.  KBOO's Annette Newell spoke to Jeff Hall, with the group Disabled American Veterans, to find out more about programs to help them co... Read more

The Pentagon and Afghanistan Papers w/ Hedrick Smith - Ep 97

Airs at: Thu, 03/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the Pentagon Papers, we sat down with Hedrick Smith, award winning journalist and producer, who was one of the principle journalists covering the initial release of the Pentagon Papers. Hedrick's YouTube channel - The People Vs. Th... Read more

Patriotic Dissent: America in the Age of Endless War - Ep 78 (Evergreen)

Airs at: Thu, 03/11/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
This is a evergreen episode.  It was originally aired on September 7, 2020.  It's here folks!!  Danny's new book is out first thing tomorrow.  You can find it right here at Heyday Books.  For this episode, Danny and I broke down the book a bit, discussing the differences b... Read more

The Siege w/ Tom Secker - Ep 95

Airs at: Sat, 02/27/2021 at 6:30am - Sat, 03/13/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
We revisit “The Siege”, an action movie involving terrorist cells in New York City from 1998, starring Denzel Washington, Annette Benning, and Bruce Willis and we couldn’t in good conscience do that without our friend Tom Secker.  Remember that weird time New York City was ... Read more

50th anniversary of Winter Soldier hearings - Live Stream (audio only) - Ep 94

Airs at: Thu, 02/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
We are coming to you live today for a special episode to mark the 50th anniversary of the Winter Soldier hearings.  We have a great line-up of guests to discuss this with us, to include Greg Daddis, Andrew Basevich, Vince Emanuele, and Jovanni Reyes, alongside our usual For... Read more