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The Role Of Oregon's Attorney General | Portland International Film Festival Turns 40

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 9, 2017

Oregon's attorney general joins the show to talk about her role and how Donald Trump's presidency is changing how she does her job. Also, the Portland International Film Festival turns 40 this year.

Winter Weather | Homeless In The Cold | Clowns Without Borders

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 12, 2017

We check in on the frightful weather in much of the state. We hear about what nonprofits and Multnomah County are doing for people without homes in this weather. And we talk to a clown who travels all over the world.

Race In The Northwest | Jordan Refugee Camp | Oregon's Non-unanimous Juries

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 21, 2016

We explore OPB's series on racial identity, talk with a former lawmaker about his first-hand experience visiting a refugee camp in Jordan, and hear a number of perspectives on the wisdom of allowing non-unanimous jury verdicts.

Author Mohsin Hamid's Globalist Perspective

OPB | Broadcast: April 28, 2016

Mohsin Hamid has lived in Pakistan, the U.S. and Britain. His fiction and nonfiction explores the contradictions and complexities of globalization.

News Roundtable: April 15, 2016 | Activism Jogging In Burundi | PSU Students For Trump

OPB | Broadcast: April 15, 2016

Our news roundtable take on the biggest regional and national stories of the week. We hear how jogging has become a political act in Burundi. And Portland State Univerity's "Students for Trump" tell us about confrontations on campus.

'50 Feet From Syria' Highlights Personal Journey And Global Crisis

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 8, 2015

Portland filmmaker Skye Fitzgerald's film tells the story of Portland surgeon Hisham Bismar, who was moved to travel to Turkey to operate on severely injured Syrian refugees.

News Roundtable: Sept. 4, 2015

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 4, 2015

It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

News Roundtable: July 17, 2015

OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2015

It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

Report Highlights Economic Benefits Of Deeper Columbia

OPB | Broadcast: July 6, 2015

A new report into the economic consequences of deepening the Columbia River to from 40 to 43 feet indicates a strong return on investment.

How Can Portland Become More Bike-Friendly?

OPB | Broadcast: July 1, 2015

Activists and city leaders are debating the future of Portland's bike infrastructure.

Oregon Doctor Debbie Eisenhut Returns From 'Ebola-Free' Liberia

OPB | Broadcast: May 19, 2015

Dr. Debbie Eisenhut just returned from a month in Liberia, which is currently "Ebola-free." She says the country is rife with corruption, and is still vulnerable to the disease.

Wyden, Blumenauer Defend TPP

OPB | Broadcast: April 30, 2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership has split Oregon's congressional delegation. We'll talk with Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Earl Blumenauer about why they believe in the controversial international trade agreement.

Artists Rep Shows 'The Invisible Hand'

OPB | Broadcast: March 17, 2015

TUESDAY: The play running at Artists Repertory Theatre is about a futures trader bartering for his life after getting kidnapped in Pakistan.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Would Bring Change To Trade

OPB | Broadcast: March 4, 2015

WEDNESDAY: How would Oregon be affected by the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

News Roundtable: Looking Back On The News In 2014

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 31, 2014

WEDNESDAY: In this special Think Out Loud, we review some of the biggest international, national and regional news stories of the year.

Reacting To Changes To US-Cuba Relations

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 17, 2014

WEDNESDAY: President Obama has announced that the United States will begin rebuilding its relationship with Cuba, opening an embassy there and working to lift a 50-year trade embargo.

Lawyer For Detainees Reacts To The Senate Torture Report

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 10, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Attorney Gwynne Skinner represents two former Guantanamo detainees. and she's hoping the Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA interrogation techniques offers an opportunity for accountability.

New Play About Escalation Of The Vietnam War Comes To Oregon

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 23, 2014

TUESDAY: "The Ghosts of Tonkin" focuses on Oregon Senator Wayne Morse and his opposition to the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in 1964.

News Roundtable: September 19, 2014

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 19, 2014

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

The Backstory On The Bosnian War Criminal Arrested In Beaverton

OPB | Broadcast: July 29, 2014

TUESDAY: The first woman convicted of Bosnian war crimes was arrested in Beaverton in 2011.