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Gary Ferguson Talks About "The Carry Home"

OPB |Nov. 25, 2014 12:35 p.m.

TUESDAY: After his wife died in a canoeing accident, Gary Ferguson found solace and healing in the wilderness.

Young Woman's Choice Prompts Coversations About Death With Dignity Law

OPB |Nov. 03, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Twenty-nine-year-old Brittany Maynard ended her life Saturday. She was terminally ill and moved to Oregon to use the state's Death with Dignity Law.

Atul Gawande Talks About "Being Mortal"

OPB |Oct. 21, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: Surgeon and author Atul Gawande joins us at OPB with an audience to talk about his new book, "Being Mortal."

Author David Mitchell Discusses Language, Autism, And Mortality

OPB |Oct. 13, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: David Mitchell discusses his work, his writing influences, parenting a child who has autism, growing up with a stammer, and the spiritual themes that inform his work.

Listening Back To Ariel Gore On The End Of Eve

OPB |Sept. 25, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: In her memoir, "The End of Eve," Ariel Gore chronicles the experience of caring for her dying mother with honesty and humor.

Death Cafes Find Home In Portland

OPB |June 26, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: In just three years Death Cafes have become a global movement with Portland as the epicenter in the U.S.

Shortage of Execution Drug Could Affect Death With Dignity Patients

OPB |May 22, 2014 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: Patients using Oregon and Washington's Death with Dignity laws want access to a drug that's currently tied up in a global political struggle over the death penalty.

Former Blazers Coach Jack Ramsay Dies At 89

OPB |April 28, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Jack Ramsay died at his home in Naples, Fla. on Monday. We'll talk about his basketball legacy in Portland.

Ariel Gore's Memoir Explores The Complex Role Of Caregiver

OPB |March 24, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: In her new memoir, The End of Eve, Ariel Gore chronicles the experience of caring for her dying mother with both honesty and humor.

What's Still On The Table In Washington's Legislature?

OPB |March 03, 2014 12:25 p.m.

MONDAY: With about two weeks left in Washington's 2014 legislative session, we'll get an update from Olympia-based reporter Austin Jenkins.

News Roundtable: February 14, 2014

OPB |Feb. 14, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

An Hour With Governor Kitzhaber

March 15, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Think Out Loud was live from City Club of Portland with Governor John Kitzhaber.

Oregon Supreme Court Hears Haugen Case

March 14, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The Oregon Supreme Court is hearing arguments Thursday in the case of convicted murderer Gary Haugen. He has dropped his appeals and wants to be executed.

What Is The Cost of Hope?

Feb. 04, 2013 12:20 p.m.

Journalist Amanda Bennett explores the costs of the healthcare system by sharing the story of her husband's death from cancer.

Haugen's Challenge to the Governor's Reprieve

July 25, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Where does Gary Haugen's challenge to the governor's reprieve of his death sentence stand?

Remembering Peter Goodwin

March 13, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Peter Goodwin was one of the first physicians to voice support for Oregon's "Death with Dignity" law. On Sunday, he used the law to end his own life after suffering from a terminal brain disease.

Conversation with Governor Kitzhaber

Feb. 01, 2012 9:20 a.m.

We'll sit down with Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber to talk about the short 2012 legislative session, balancing the budget and his position on the dealth penalty, among other issues. What would you like to ask him?

Live: State of the State

Jan. 13, 2012 noon

On Friday you can tune in to OPB Radio at 12 p.m. and hear Think Out Loud with live coverage of Governor Kitzhaber's State of the State speech.

Kitzhaber Stops Executions

Nov. 23, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Governor John Kitzhaber has put Gary Haugen's scheduled execution on hold and called for a reevaluation of capital punishment in Oregon. What's your reaction?

Two Conversations with Gary Haugen

Sept. 26, 2011 9:06 a.m.

OPB News reporter, Kristian Foden Vencil, worked for months to gain access to and interview convicted murderer and Death Row inmate, Gary Haugen. 

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