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Portland Police Chief Marshman | Deborah And James Fallows

OPB | Broadcast: June 6, 2017

Portland Police Chief Mike Marshman tells us about last weekend's rallies. And journalists James and Deborah Fallows have been visiting small cities and towns across the U.S. to see how the country is faring.

Our Town: Monument

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 27, 2012

In the next installment of the "Our Town" series, we'll hear about life in the small southeastern Oregon town of Monument on the John Day River.

Fighting to Keep Union Alive

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 5, 2011

Union Mayor Bill Lindsley is trying to keep his small town economically viable, even as he sees people in his town — like those in other rural places — increasingly move to bigger cities.

The 45th Parallel

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 17, 2011

Lisa Wells and Bobby Abrahamson set out to document the plight of Oregon small towns in the spirit of the Federal Writers Project during the New Deal.