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OPB | Nov. 18, 2015

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

Veterans Day Discussion: Coming Home In America

OPB | Nov. 12, 2015

How has the experience of coming back from war changed for veterans of wars, from the Civil War to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan?

News Roundtable: Oct. 16, 2015

OPB | Oct. 16, 2015

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

The Effect Of War On The Families Of Veterans

OPB | Oct. 14, 2015

Stacy Bannerman's new book focuses on the devastating impacts of war on the families of veterans.

Warm Springs Tribes "Recovering Voices" In D.C.

OPB | Sept. 22, 2015

Members of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs took advantage of a grant from the Smithsonian to go to the museum and access tribal artifacts.

What's Next For Migrants Arriving In Greece?

OPB | Sept. 21, 2015

We speak with a Portland-based photojournalist about how the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe is playing out in Greece.

Young People Sue Obama Over Climate Change

OPB | Aug. 17, 2015

Eleven young Oregonians are part of a climate change lawsuit brought against the Obama administration, charging that failure to act to prevent catastrophic climate change violates their rights.

Does Terrorism Work?

OPB | Aug. 10, 2015

A professor attempts to quantify the relative effectiveness of terrorism as a strategy.

REBROADCAST: Returning World War II Combat Souvenirs

OPB | Aug. 06, 2015

Earlier this week OBON 2015 returned several flags taken from dead Japanese soldiers in WWII to the descendents of those soldiers.

Warm Springs Youth Council Attends White House Gathering

OPB | Aug. 05, 2015

The newly formed Warms Springs Youth Council brought back lessons and inspiration from their trip to Washington, D.C. this summer.

What World War III Might Look Like

OPB | July 21, 2015

Defense expert Peter W. Singer imagines what World War III might look like in the new novel Ghost Fleet.

Oregon House Considers 'Pay It Forward' Bill

OPB | June 16, 2015

HB 2662 as it stands now would move Oregon a step closer to establishing the oft-discussed "Pay It Forward" college payment program.

Tom Spanbauer Honored With Literary Arts Award

OPB | April 14, 2015

The Portland author and creator of Dangerous Writing won The Oregon Book Award for lifetime achievement.

Investigation Finds Mobile-Home Company Deceives Borrowers

OPB | April 09, 2015

A Seattle Times series highlights the controversial lending practices of the nation's biggest homebuilder, Clayton Homes.

Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion

OPB | March 26, 2015

THURSDAY: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive for five years after he disappeared from his Army post in Afghanistan, is being charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.

President Obama Wants Authorization For Military Force Against ISIS

OPB | Feb. 11, 2015

WEDNESDAY: Obama is asking Congress to formally authorize the use of military force against the self-declared Islamic State and associated forces.

Author James McBride On Manhood, Family, And Abolitionist John Brown

OPB | Jan. 01, 2015

THURSDAY: We're listening back to our conversation with author and National Book Award winner James McBride.

Ursula K. Le Guin Draws Spotlight At National Book Awards

OPB | Nov. 20, 2014

THURSDAY: The legendary Northwest author delivered an impassioned speech last night at the National Book Awards, where she received the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

Leon Panetta Takes Issue With Obama In "Worthy Fights"

OPB | Oct. 24, 2014

FRIDAY: We catch up with former U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to talk about some of the issues in his new memoir.

James McBride's "The Good Lord Bird" Reimagines Abolitionist History

OPB | Oct. 16, 2014

THURSDAY: James McBride's novel "The Good Lord Bird"  is a darkly humorous dramatization of the story of fiery abolitionist John Brown. Reserve your free tickets here.