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Scores From The Attic: Reviving The Sound Of The Revelers

OPB | Broadcast: July 30, 2018

Once among the top performers in the U.S., the Revelers had faded into history until a University of Oregon professor found the group’s scores in a Connecticut attic.

Dirty Green Energy | Summiting Record | Talking Business | Aging Research Technology

OPB | Broadcast: July 31, 2018

A new report says Oregon is not as eco-friendly as it claims. An athlete has climbed the highest summits in each state. Also, we hear the latest business news. And a new OHSU study places sensors in people's homes to identify aging health trends. 

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Trust In Journalism | E-Scooters | The Revelers

OPB | Broadcast: July 30, 2018

Only 32 percent of Americans say they trust journalists. A pilot e-scooter program begins in Portland. A professor tries to revive the 1930s quartet, The Revelers. 

News Roundtable | Lori Stegmann Leaves The GOP | D.B. Cooper Documentary

OPB | Broadcast: July 27, 2018

We hear opinions and analysis of the latest regional news. Multnomah County commissioner Lori Stegmann leaves the Republican party. And a new documentary claims to have found the real D.B. Cooper. 

Changing Demographics In Washington County

OPB | Broadcast: July 25, 2018

We look at the changing demographics of Oregon through the lens of its most rapidly diversifying county. 

Meditating Preschoolers | Camas Davis On Ethical Meat Eating

OPB | Broadcast: July 26, 2018

We discuss the scientific inquiry into the effects of meditation on preschoolers. And we talk with Camas Davis about her memoir, “Killing It: An Education,” and her niche career as a meat and butchery educator. 

REBROADCAST: Repairing And Editing Human Embryos

OPB | Broadcast: July 24, 2018

We listen back to a discussion about the science and ethics of editing human embryos, with members of the research team at OHSU who just announced a breakthrough in the field.

Orca Population | Portland Cartoonist | Justice Nakamoto

OPB | Broadcast: July 23, 2018

Pacific Northwest orcas are dying. Also, late Portland cartoonist John Callahan is the focus of a new movie. And we hear from the first Asian-Pacific American justice of the Oregon Supreme Court.

News Roundtable | Plastic Straws | Farmers Markets

OPB | Broadcast: July 20, 2018

We hear opinions and analysis on this week's news. The ban on plastic straws hurts accessibility for people with disabilities. Farmers markets find new solutions after they are unable to process SNAP.

Fire Update | Discrimination In Stores | The Science Of Compassion

OPB | Broadcast: July 19, 2018

An update on the Substation Fire. Also, lawyer Jason Kafoury is representing 5 clients who faced racial discrimination in local stores. We listen back to a discussion with Buddhist Scholar Thupten Jinpa about his book on compassion. 

10 Years Of Covering Cannabis On 'Think Out Loud'

OPB | Broadcast: July 18, 2018

As we mark a decade on the air, we're listening back to conversations about cannabis from the past 10 years. 

Senate Confirmation | Homeless Arrests | Conservative Voices | Brain Injury Patients

OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2018

This hour we discuss: the confirmation of a 9th Circuit judge, homeless arrests, free speech in high school and 16 patients with brain injuries in Washington.

'Are We Kidnapped?' Stories From Inside The Sheridan Detention Facility

OPB | Broadcast: July 16, 2018

Immigration lawyer Chelsea Strautman shares her story of gaining access to the detention facility in Sheridan. Strautman also discusses two of her four clients and their attempts for asylum. 

Washington Coast Meteorite | Medical Marijuana Market | Sheridan Detainees

OPB | Broadcast: July 16, 2018

Today we discuss: meteorite fragments recovered from the Washington coast, problems with the Oregon medical marijuana market and the immigration detainees at Federal prison in Sheridan. 

News Roundtable | Judith Arcana

OPB | Broadcast: July 13, 2018

We take up some of the big stories of the week with our panel of news watchers, and sit down with Portland writer, educator and activist, Judith Arcana.

Kids These Days: Studying Post-Millennial Stereotypes

OPB | Broadcast: July 10, 2018

Martin Monto, a sociology professor at the University of Portland, is skeptical of the stereotypes facing younger generations and he has research to back him up. 

Talking Business | Douglas County Libraries | The Venderia

OPB | Broadcast: July 12, 2018

Suzanne Stevens joins us to discuss the latest business news. Douglas County libraries reopen with city and volunteer support. And Taylor Valdes tells us about her unique vending machine business. 

Wheeler County Sheriff | I-5 Tolling | Faith Healing | Klamathon Fire

OPB | Broadcast: July 11, 2018

Tolls are coming for I-5 and I-205. What will they look like? Also, Wheeler County will soon be without law enforcement.And we'll get an update on a guilty plea in a faith healing case as well as the Klamathon Fire.

Hammonds Pardoned | Terry Blas | Kids These Days

OPB | Broadcast: July 10, 2018

Oregon comic book writer Terry Blas has a new book. Also, one in four adolescent girls deliberately harmed herself in the past year, University of Portland professor Martin Monto found. And we'll get the latest business news.

Oregon Bach Festival | Woody Guthrie

OPB | Broadcast: July 9, 2018

We hear about how the Oregon Bach Festival is running this year without an artistic director, and we listen back to an interview with author Greg Vandy who wrote about Woody Guthrie's time in the NW. 

News Roundtable | Eastern Oregon Drought | Immigrants Documentary

OPB | Broadcast: July 6, 2018

We hear opinions and analysis on this week's news. Also, reporter Anna King tells us about drought conditions and beef tariffs in Eastern Oregon. And a new documentary series explores the immigrant experience. 

10 Years Of Intimate Conversations

OPB | Broadcast: July 3, 2018

This year, Think Out Loud celebrates 10 years by listening to some of our best interviews. The 'At Home' series featured intimate conversations with people in their homes. We listen to excerpts from those shows today.

PSU Police | Invention Competition | To The Bridge

OPB | Broadcast: July 2, 2018

OPB's Rob Manning discusses the controversy of arming college police. Also, we hear from the director and winner of InventOR, and Nancy Rommelmann joins us to talk about her new book "To The Bridge." 

REBROADCAST: PTSD And Don't Ask, Don't Tell

OPB | Broadcast: July 4, 2018

We listen back to an interview with Maj. Margaret Witt, whose lawsuit against the U.S. Air Force led to the fall of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," about her new book. We also revisit a conversastion with David J. Morris whose book, "The Evil Hours," relates his own experiences with post-traumatic stress disorder, and looks at the history and possible treatments for the condition.

REBROADCAST: Poet Claudia Rankine

OPB | Broadcast: July 5, 2018

We listen back to an interview with award-winning poet Claudia Rankine in front of a live audience at Literary Arts.  


Support for Think Out Loud is provided by: the Rose E. Tucker Charitable Trust, Dawn and Al Vermeulen and Ray and Marilyn Johnson.