Tagged: War

News Roundtable: September 12, 2014

OPB |Sept. 12, 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.

Evaluating The Use And Future Of U.S. Drones

OPB |July 07, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll talk to the co-author of the recently released report on the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, more commonly known as drones.

What It's Like When Your Spouse Is A War Reporter

OPB |June 09, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: Nathan Deuel chronicles his experience as a new dad in the Middle East while his wife, Kelly McEvers, was covering the Arab Spring for NPR.

News Roundtable: June 6, 2014

OPB |June 06, 2014 12:15 p.m.

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

Idaho Town Cancels Celebration Amid Bergdahl Controversy

OPB |June 05, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Residents of Bowe Bergdahl's hometown are defending their support of the recently released soldier as more details emerge about the circumstances of his capture.

Sebastian Junger Talks About Korengal

OPB |June 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 4: Award-winning journalist, Sebastian Junger, talks about Korengal, his new documentary about the Afghanistan War.

Bowe Bergdahl Released

OPB |June 02, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: Sgt. Bergdahl has been a prisoner of war for nearly five years. Now, his parents are preparing to welcome him home to Hailey, Idaho.

Rebroadcast: Local Veterans Talk With Author Phil Klay

OPB |May 26, 2014 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: In this special rebroadcast, we explore the realities of war, the effects of loss and the challenges of reintegration with veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Author Phil Klay In Conversation With Local Veterans

OPB |March 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: We explore the realities of war and reintegration with veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Making Oscar Predictions

OPB |Feb. 28, 2014 12:50 p.m.

FRIDAY: The 86th Academy Awards are Sunday. Which movies, actors, and actresses are you hoping will win?

Oregon World War II Memorial

OPB |Nov. 11, 2013 12:15 p.m.

The Oregon WWII Memorial Foundation is currently raising funds to erect a monument near the Capitol in Salem's Wilson Park.

75 Years Of War Of The Worlds

OPB |Oct. 30, 2013 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The Willamette Radio Workshop in Portland and students at Washington State University, Vancouver are teaming up to re-present the infamous 1938 broadcast of War of the Worlds.

A War Memorial Sparks Controversy

Sept. 10, 2013 12:06 p.m.

A cross atop a Vietnam War memorial in a Coos Bay park has become the center of a dispute.

So You Want To Be A Stormtrooper

Aug. 29, 2013 12:50 p.m.

The Cloud City Garrison is the local chapter of the international 501st Legion, a 6,500-plus organization of costumed Star Wars aficionados.

Star Wars By The Bard

Aug. 29, 2013 12:30 p.m.

William Shakespeare's Star Wars seems a pairing of opposites but after just a few pages it's clear the Bard's influence on the galactic epic was there all along.

Warm Springs Fire Grows

July 22, 2013 12:50 p.m.

A fire at the Warm Springs Reservation forced an evacuation at Kah-Nee-Ta resort and continues to expand.

How the Cold War Created Environmental Science

June 24, 2013 12:30 p.m.

In Arming Mother Nature Jacob Darwin Hamblin shows how military science aiming to kill millions allowed us to understand a changing earth.

James Hansen Takes On Climate Change Skeptics

April 25, 2013 12:06 p.m.

James Hansen was one of the first scientists to sound the alarm about global warming. What has changed since he began his fight?

New Study Shows Fast Pace Of Global Warming

March 12, 2013 12:45 p.m.

A new study shows that the planet is warmer now than it's been in the past 4,000 years.

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