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Publishing A Felony Conviction | American War

OPB | Broadcast: June 13, 2017

Local author Omar El Akkad's new book is fiction, but it feels distressingly realistic. Also, we talk to Oregonian reporter Danny Moran about his story on OSU pitcher Luke Heimlich.

University Of Oregon Immigrant Advocate | Village Movement | 'Buzz One Four'

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 15, 2017

The UO has appointed a resource person for undocumented and international students. A community movement to help people age in place is 15 years old. And local filmmaker Matt McCormick tells us about his his new film.

Music And War | A History Of Capital Punishment In Oregon | Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 12, 2016

Live from KLCC in Eugene. We learn about the listening habits of American troops, dig in to the history of the death penalty in Oregon, and talk to three-term Eugene mayor Kitty Piercy about her long public service career.   

REBROADCAST: Coming Home In America

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 11, 2016

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 | Eve Of A Hundred Midnights

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 9, 2016

Our news roundtable takes up some of the biggest stories of the week, and we hear from Bill Lascher about his book "Eve of a Hundred Midnights," chronicling the lives of two foreign correspondents during World War II.

Rep. Greg Walden | NPR Editor At The RNC | A Graphic Novel About War

OPB | Broadcast: July 19, 2016

Oregon's only Republican member of Congress joins us during the second day of the RNC. We get some convention analysis from NPR political editor Domenico Montanaro. And we talk to a Corvallis native whose new graphic novel reflects his experiences as a Marine in Iraq.

Madras High School Teaches Native Languages

OPB | Broadcast: June 14, 2016

Arleta Rhoan teaches her native Ichishkiin language to Madras High School students.

Zombie Homes Update | Pendleton May Lose Airport | Mary Roach On Her Book 'Grunt'

OPB | Broadcast: June 16, 2016

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales discusses the city’s new approach to foreclosures on abandoned properties. And best-selling author Mary Roach joins us to talk about her latest book, “Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans At War.”    

How Star Wars Changed 20th Century Fox

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 18, 2015

Philip Myers was an executive for the company in the 1970s when the first Star Wars movie was made.

What's Oregon's Role In The Post-Paris Effort To Reduce Carbon?

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 16, 2015

Nearly 200 nations came together to agree to reduce emissions. What are states' roles in reaching the goals that were set?

Tribal Members Aim To Remove Lifetime Terms On Council

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 10, 2015

An amendment that would institute three-year terms for all council positions could be the first tribal member-passed amendment in Warm Springs history.

Veterans Day Discussion: Coming Home In America

OPB | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: Oct. 16, 2015

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

The Effect Of War On The Families Of Veterans

OPB | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: 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 | Broadcast: Aug. 10, 2015

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

REBROADCAST: Returning World War II Combat Souvenirs

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 6, 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 | Broadcast: Aug. 5, 2015

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