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Every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 5:45pm to 6:00pm.

A deeper look behind the day's top stories

KBOO News In Depth is a daily in-depth interview or feature on a story of significant interest to our listening audience.  These pieces focus on local, national or international issues that reflect KBOO's values of peace, justice, democracy, human rights, multiculturalism, environmentalism, freedom of expression or social change.

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KBOO News In Depth: Kendall Duffie, Portland Veteran's Project

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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Our In Depth guest today is Kendall Duffie, a high school senior in Portland,  and creator of the Portland Veteran’s Project. The Portland Veteran’s Project is a website dedicated to the stories of Portland’s military veterans, as told by those who served in World War 2, u... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Roger McNamee

Airs at: Mon, 03/18/2019 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
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In a New Yorker profile of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg last September, Evan Osnos writes: “If Facebook were a country, it would have the largest population on earth. More than 2.2 billion people, about a third of humanity, log in at least once a month. That user base h... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Debra Gwartney

Airs at: Thu, 03/14/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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Our In Depth guest today is Debra Gwartney, author of the new memoir I Am a Stranger Here Myself, from University of New Mexico Press. Debra teaches in the writing program at Pacific University in Forest Grove, and is the author of Live Through This: A Mother’s Memoir of Ru... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Eva Hagberg Fisher

Airs at: Thu, 02/28/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
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Our News In Depth guest today is Eva Hagberg Fisher, author of the new book, How to Be Loved: A Memoir of Lifesaving Friendship, from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Eva’s writing has appeared in the New York Times, Tin House, Wallpaper, Wired, and Dwell, and she holds degrees ... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: David Hattner, Portland Youth Philharmonic

Airs at: Mon, 02/25/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
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The Portland Youth Philharmonic is now in its 95th season as a beloved musical institution in our city. So it’s only fitting the orchestra has chosen to celebrate the 100th birthdays of two other treasured musical institutions – PYP’s former musical director Jacob Avshalomo... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Wendy Willis

Airs at: Mon, 02/11/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
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Our In Depth guest today is Wendy Willis, author of the new essay collection, These Are Strange Times, My Dear: Field Notes from the Republic, from Counterpoint Press. Wendy is a Portland-based writer, poet, and lawyer. She’s published two books of poetry, and her work has... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Connie King Leonard

Airs at: Mon, 02/04/2019 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
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Our In Depth guest today is Connie King Leonard, author of the new novel, Sleeping In My Jeans, from Portland’s Ooligan Press. Sleeping In My Jeans tells the story of sixteen-year-old Mattie Rollins and her six-year-old sister Meg, who become homeless in Eugene, Oregon when... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Matt Haynes

Airs at: Mon, 12/17/2018 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
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Our In Depth guest today is Matt Haynes, artistic director of The Pulp Stage, a Portland-based theater company specializing in live storytelling for fans of sci-fi, fantasy, and suspense.  Matt and Pulp Stage have pioneered the concept of karaoke storytelling, which Matt d... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Carolina Pfister

Airs at: Mon, 12/03/2018 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
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All of us can agree on the importance of home in our lives, but what do we mean by “home”? And, once we settle on that home, how do we fit in as part of a larger community? If there’s no community, how do we make one? These are important questions for those who’ve come to t... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: Tammy Lynne Stoner

Airs at: Mon, 11/19/2018 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
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Most of us know the song “Midnight Special” by blues musician Huddie Ledbetter, aka Lead Belly. It’s actually an old tune that Lead Belly learned and made his own, including these lyrics: If you ever go to Houston, boy, you'd better walk right. And you better not squabble,... Read more