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Remembering Vera Katz | Best Music Of 2017 | Minor White | Explode Into Colors

This week on "State of Wonder," we discuss the legacy of former mayor and arts booster Vera Katz, the best music of 2017, and get a glimpse into Portland's past through the photos of Minor White.

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David Grann On 'Killers Of The Flower Moon'

In his latest book, author David Grann investigates the murders of the wealthy Osage Native Americans in the 1920s. 

News | Arts | History | Think Out Loud

Painting That Saved Family From Holocaust Comes Home

Almost 80 years ago, a painting was traded for a visa to escape Nazi Germany. After an international "art hunt" the painting appears to have been found. 

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News Roundtable | Tribal Housing | Holocaust Painting Comes Home

Our news roundtable takes up the week's headlines. The federal government refuses to honor a tribal housing agreement. And a family painting sold to escape the Holocaust has been found.  

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Community Newspapers | REBROADCAST: Nez Perce War

Two online community newspapers serving parts of rural Washington county will soon be going to print. And we listen back to an interview from April about the Nez Perce War.

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Remembering Sam Blackman | Vietnam War Documentary

We discuss the sudden death of Portland tech entrepreneur Sam Blackman, and documentarians Ken Burns and Lynn Novick preview their 10-part series about the Vietnam War.

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'He Wanted To Make The World A Better Place’: Remembering Ben Linder

On April 28, 1987, Oregonian Ben Linder was working on a small hydroelectric dam in rural Nicaragua when he was killed by the Contras — anti-government forces armed and trained by the U.S. government.

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'This Is All Wrong': Stories Of Internment And Racism During WWII

During and after World War II, Japanese-Americans living in Oregon faced racist laws and prejudicial neighbors. We hear how some of them responded.

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Executive Order That Led To Japanese-American Internment Turns 75

The Tule Lake internment camp on Oregon's southern border was in many ways the most notorious of the 10 detention centers.