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Immigrants, Refugees And Citizens

OPB | Jan. 30, 2017 noon

We talk to a green card holder, a refugee, and two naturalized citizens about their fears and experiences since President Trump issued an executive order on Friday severely restricting immigration from seven Muslim majority countries.

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The Archive Project - Sebastian Junger

OPB | Jan. 18, 2017 9 p.m.

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project", journalist and documentary filmmaker Sebastian Junger discusses the unexpected journey that led him to be a war reporter.

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The Archive Project - Bill Buford

OPB | Jan. 11, 2017 9 p.m.

Bill Buford discusses Granta magazine and Granta Books, an editor’s ambition to be arrested, and his real-life confrontation with the Italian police.

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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.

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How Meaningful Is 'The American Dream' Today?

OPB | Sept. 7, 2016 12:30 p.m.

Our series on "The American Dream" explores the origin of the idea, and how it's playing out for Oregonians — from various walks of life — leading up to the presidential election.

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Surviving Hiroshima: 'I Shall Never Be Able To Erase Images Of The Horrific Event'

OPB | Sept. 2, 2016 2:45 p.m.

A Medford woman who survived the bombing in Hiroshima has made it her life's work to stop nuclear bombs from being used again. 

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XOXO 2016 Fest Will Be Its Last — For Now

OPB | Aug. 26, 2016 4:45 p.m. | Portland

XOXO founders Andy McMillan and Andy Baio move their community onto Slack and into a workspace known as Outpost.

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Fire Investigation | US Attorney On Marijuana Prosecutions | DACA Now

OPB | Aug. 15, 2016 noon

What did two Oregonian reporters learn investigating the Canyon Creek complex fire, how does Oregon's US Attorney approach marijuana cases and how will young immigrants be affected by this summer's Supreme Court ruling?

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Oregon's Soviet Diaspora: 25 Years Later, The Refugee Community Wants To Be Known

OPB | June 6, 2016 noon

It's been almost 25 years since the Soviet Union dissolved, so Think Out Loud asked the immigrant community in the Portland area about their lives in America.

World | Books | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - March 30, 2016

OPB | March 30, 2016 9 p.m.

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, author Orhan Pamuk discusses his life in Turkey, from visits to the barbershop to moments with his family to the significance of time.