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Reacting To Changes To US-Cuba Relations

OPB |Dec. 17, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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 |Dec. 10, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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 |Sept. 23, 2014 12:40 p.m.

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 |Sept. 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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

The Backstory On The Bosnian War Criminal Arrested In Beaverton

OPB |July 29, 2014 12:45 p.m.

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

Former Governor Vic Atiyeh Dies at 91

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

MONDAY: Vic Atiyeh, the last Republican governor of Oregon, has passed away at age 91.

The Social And Economic Effects Of The World Cup

OPB |June 19, 2014 12:35 p.m.

THURSDAY: What are the socioeconomic effects of mega-sports events like the World Cup on the host country and the world?

Election Monitor Talks Ukraine Election Results

OPB |May 27, 2014 12:25 p.m.

TUESDAY: Reed College professor Paul Gronke fills us in on his experience as an election monitor for Ukraine's election this past Sunday.

Reed College Professor Helps Monitor Ukraine Election

OPB |May 23, 2014 12:45 p.m.

FRIDAY: Reed College politic science professor Paul Gronke is one of 1,000 observers keeping an eye on Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday.

News Roundtable: March 14, 2014

OPB |March 14, 2014 12:15 p.m.

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

Examining The Historical Context For Ukrainian Unrest

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

THURSDAY: We'll talk with author and Portland State University associate professor Natan Meir about the history of the former Soviet republic.

DeFazio Speaks Out Against Proposed Free Trade Agreement

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

TUESDAY: U.S Representative Peter DeFazio of Oregon is leading a contingent of environmentalists, labor groups, and internet freedom advocates in opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Reactions To President Obama's Syria Speech

Sept. 11, 2013 12:06 p.m.

President Barack Obama is scheduled to give a speech on Tuesday evening making his case for military action in Syria. We'll get reaction.

News Roundtable: September 6, 2013

Sept. 06, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll review the biggest national and regional news stories of the week.

Congressional Representatives on Syria

Sept. 04, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We talk with Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici about how they will vote on authorizing a military response to Syria's chemical weapons attack.

Representative Kurt Schrader on Syria

Sept. 03, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We talk with Kurt Schrader about how he will vote on authorizing a military response to Syria's chemical weapons attack. 

Young Iraqi Leaders Visit Oregon

July 26, 2013 12:06 p.m.

A group of Iraqi students are visiting Oregon as part of a U.S. State Department leadership program.

Egypt's Difficult Path To Democracy

July 11, 2013 12:30 p.m.

Egypt's first democratically elected president was ousted this month. What does that mean for the future of democracy in the country?

Obama Addresses Military Policy

May 23, 2013 12:40 p.m.

President Obama gave a speech today addressing the Guantanamo Bay detention camp and the use of drones.

Becoming A U.S. Citizen

April 17, 2013 12:30 p.m.

We'll hear the stories of people who are becoming U.S. citizens at a ceremony on Wednesday.

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