History

Author Chris Ryan talks the myth of progress

Airs at: Tue, 10/22/2019 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  Does civilization really mean progress? That’s the question that author Chris Ryan tackles in his new book. Ryan co-authored the bestselling book Sex at Dawn back in 2010, and in his new work he argues that the way forward may be a look backward. Ryan will be at Powell’... Read more

Nadene LeCheminant on her book "The Gates of Eden"

Airs at: Thu, 10/17/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Bethany Grabow talks with Nadene LeCheminant, author of the book The Gates of Eden. This historical fiction tells the story of Josephine Bell, a seventeen-year-old girl who leaves the slums of Liverpool for a Mormon settlement in Utah Territory in the 1850s, only to fi... Read more

Holocaust survivor Laureen Nussbaum unveils new book

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Longtime Portland resident and Holocaust survivor Laureen Nussbaum has a new book, "Shedding our Stars, the story of Hans Calmeyer and how he saved thousands of families like mine," which details how a German bureaucrat saved over 3,700 Jews in Amsterdam from certain dea... Read more

Sounds Unsound late October 2019

Airs at: Sun, 10/27/2019 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
A show of new music and more...  At 1 am we will have a halloween speical broadcast.. beginning with:  A Halloween treat for lovers of historical true crime. Florence King's essay, "A WASP Looks at Lizzie Borden." Originally published in the National Review in 1992. Prod... Read more

Jack Moloney's Century: A Conversation with Per Fagereng

Airs at: Fri, 10/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  John Shuck speaks with radio host and author, Per Fagereng, about his novel, Jack Moloney's Century. The novel covers the 100 year life of Jack Moloney (1980-2080) as he moves from Ireland to Portland with many stops along the way through the world's transition from abun... Read more

September 24, 2019: Looking Back at the Police Union's Use of Grievance Arbitration

Airs at: Mon, 09/24/2018 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
      This show is shorter than normal due to KBOO's Fall Membership Drive.  As the city, its people, and its police union gear up to start negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement for rank-and-file officers and sergeants, we are taking a look back through h... Read more

Peace Process Falters in Colombia

Airs at: Mon, 10/07/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews PhD candidate in sociology Alex Diamond on the modern history of Colombia, including the 50 year insurrection of the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia), the recent peace accords, how the peace process has opened the countryside to new larg... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 7, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 10/07/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Today on the Old Mole, hosted by Tom Becker: Peace Process Falters in Colombia: Bill Resnick speaks with Alex Diamond about the modern history of Colombia and the recent peace accords. Don't Skip Out On Me: Larry Bowlden reviews the novel by Willy Vlautin. They Live: Joe C... Read more

CHAOS: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties

Airs at: Wed, 09/25/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Paul talks with Tom O'Neill, whose new book offers an explosive reassessment of the most famous murder case (before O.J. Simpson's) in U.S. history, one which reverberated through American culture and cast a pall over the hippie/counterculture movement. In CHAOS: Charle... Read more

Jackie Wang on Carceral Capitalism

Airs at: Wed, 09/18/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Jackie Wang is a writer, poet, musician, and academic whose writing has been published by Lies Journal, Semiotext(e), HTML Giant, BOMBlog, along with numerous zines, such as those by the Moonroot collective. Her essay “Against Innocence” provides insightful analysis on p... Read more