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WA State Politics | Robert Siegel | Regional Roundup

OPB | Broadcast: March 21, 2016

We talk to legendary NPR host Robert Siegel and launch a new series checking in with regional papers across the state. We also hear about Bernie Sanders’ visit to WA state, the complicated Washington caucus/primary system, and the gridlock in Washington’s legislature.

What Holds Us Back From Being Prepared For A Disaster?

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 14, 2015

We know a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake isn't a matter of "if," but "when." So, why do we put off preparing for it?

What Is The Future Of Coastal Communities After A Megaquake?

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 13, 2015

A look at what water infrastructure can tell us about the survival of coastal communities after what could be the largest natural disaster in American history.

Earthquake Preparedness: What's In Your Kit?

OPB | Broadcast: May 19, 2015

OPB challenged four Oregon families to live off their earthquake preparedness kits for a weekend. We'll find out how the experiment went.

Socially Minded Startups Find Support in Portland

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 4, 2015

WEDNESDAY: Portland's nonprofit-friendly startup scene is home to organizations focused on innovation, tech, and equity. 

A Conversation With NPR's New President And CEO

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 9, 2014

TUESDAY: Jarl Mohn took on the job of president and CEO of NPR in July. We'll hear about his ideas for making the organization more sustainable, and more diverse.

David Folkenflik Profiles The "Last Of The Old Media Empires"

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 14, 2013

THURSDAY: David Folkenflik examines the growth and troubled recent days of Rupert Murdoch's global media holdings.

All Songs Considered

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 22, 2012

We invite the guys from All Songs Considered to pick 13 songs from the 13 years they've been producing the NPR online music show.