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Air Pollution | Mental Health Program | 'The Spirit Of Dialogue'

OPB | Sept. 21, 2017 noon

We look at a new study on air pollution and race, and a Lane County effort to improve mental health response by police. Also, OSU's Aaron Wolf talks about his book, "The Spirit of Dialogue."

Family | Arts | Books | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Elizabeth Gilbert and Ann Patchett

OPB | April 12, 2017 9 p.m.

Old friends, Elizabeth Gilbert and Ann Patchett, share an intimate conversation about their careers, craft, personal challenges and achievements.

Family | Business | Arts | Books | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Louise Erdrich

OPB | Jan. 4, 2017 9 p.m.

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", Ojibwe writer Louise Erdrich reflects on 16 years of owning her bookstore, Birchbark Books & Native Arts. 

Family | Arts | Books | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Donald Barthelme

OPB | Dec. 28, 2016 9 p.m.

Donald Barthelme discusses and reads a selection of stories touching on family life, city life, and authentic vs. synthetic experience.

Economy | History | News | Communities | World | Family | Nation | Think Out Loud

Single Working Mother Says The American Dream Is For The Community

OPB | Oct. 13, 2016 12:06 p.m.

Ana del Rocío Valderrama says she has a good job but she still struggles mightily, and the dream is not complete until the most vulnerable in the community are taken care of.

Election | Family | News | Politics | Think Out Loud

Oregon's Last Great Election | Sibling Reunion

OPB | Nov. 8, 2016 noon

We hear about what one longtime political reporter calls Oregon's last great election. Also, we explore the nature of family with four siblings who didn't meet until they were in their 60s.

News | Technology | Entertainment | Family | NW Life | Arts | State of Wonder

'State Of Wonder' From Eugene's 2015 Indie Game Con

OPB | Nov. 5, 2016 noon | Eugene, Oregon

We spend a day in Eugene's surprising hotbed of video games, playing and talking with upstart developers of all stripes.

Parents | Family | Food | Books | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Colson Whitehead

OPB | Nov. 2, 2016 9 p.m.

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, Colson Whitehead discusses his life growing up in New York City and figuring out his place as a writer. 

local | News | Politics | Parents | Family | NW Life | Think Out Loud

DACA Now: Returning To Mexico For The First Time In 17 Years

OPB | Aug. 15, 2016 noon

Former OPB News intern Juan Ramirez kept an audio journal of his first visit back to Mexico in nearly two decades.

Family | Arts | Books | State of Wonder

Victoria Jamieson Clobbers Young Adult Tropes In 'Roller Girl'

OPB | May 14, 2016 8 a.m.

The Portland writer's graphic novel for middle-grade readers is about finding out who you are and dealing with life's messy social geometry through the raucous sport of roller derby.