PressWatch: Summer is coming

Program: 
Presswatch
Air date: 
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Short Description: 
news you're not supposed to know

Scientific study confirms: the US is an oligarchy.  Also: Chelsea Manning denied clemency; Ebola outbreak worsens; Siberia on fire; and more of the news you're not supposed to know.

Rwanda

Program: 
Fight the Empire
Air date: 
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
A short history of Rwanda

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda genocide, but to understand it we need to go back a century.

We'll look at the former kingdom of Rwanda, the misrule by two colonial powers, and the troubles that came with liberation and civil war.

Tom Spanbauer, critically acclaimed author and founder of Dangerous Writing.

Program: 
Between the Covers
Air date: 
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Tom Spanbauer, critically acclaimed author and founder of Dangerous Writing.

Between the Covers welcomes local author and writing teacher Tom Spanbauer to discuss his new novel, I Loved You More. 

Rose City Native Radio

Air date: 
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Interview with Jackie Keeler on Native mascots and stereotypes, music, news and calendar

Host Jackie Malstrom interviews Jackie Keeler about the continuing controversy over the use of Native American caricatures as sports mascots and Native stereotyping in general.  Keeler is a Navajo/Yankton Dakota Sioux writer living in Portland,  finishing her first novel, “Leaving the Glittering World.” She helped start an organization called Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry. A recent article on the issue by Keeler can be found at: http://www.salon.com/2014/04/13/my_life_as_a_cleveland_indian_the_enduring_disgrace_of_racist_sports_mascots/

Ear To The Streets Of Portland

Air date: 
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Ear To The Streets Of Portland

‘Ear To The Streets Of Portland’ is a dynamic broadcast with a mix of music and conversations focusing on organizers and Black/African Portlanders around building community. Tune into the next installment of Ear To The Streets Of Portland with music and conversations featuring: Michael Hicks of ‘Black Rose Books’ and the creator of the upcoming Portland Natural Hair Expo in May. Next installment of Ear To The Streets Of Portland: Thursday April 17th starting at 7:00pm RIGHT HERE on your community radio station 90.7fm Portland or on-line at K-B-O-O.fm

 

a On The Ground production

PTSD and Viet Nam Veterans Identity

Air date: 
Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Jerry Lembcke tells how PTSD has shaped Viet Nam Veterans identity

Join Bill and Marvin as they interview Jerry Lembcke. Jerry is a Viet Nam Veteran, professor and author. His books are "The Spitting Image: Myth, Memory and the Legacy of Viet Nam", "CNN's Tailwind: Inside Viet Nam's Last Great Myth" and "Hanoi Jane: War,Sex and Fantasies of Betrayal"  His latest book is "PTSD: Diagnosis and Identity in Post-empire America." He will tell us how PTSD has shaped the image of Viet Nam Veterans in the eyes of the world.

Music of Robbie Fulks Featured

Program: 
Swing & Country
Air date: 
Sat, 04/19/2014 - 6:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Robbie Fulks to be the featured artist and guest on 'Swing & Country'

Any artist's ultimate dream in seeking a career as a singer-songwriter would be to be a great songwriter, have a great voice and to be a very accomplished musician. Robbie Fulks, our featured artist and guest on 'Swing & Country' posesses all three attributes. Tune in to 'Swing & Country' this Saturday to hear for yourself.
To see Robbie Fulks' live appearance at KBOO in 12/13 go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6Znll73Tzg.
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