Tagged: War

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?

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