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The many lives of Joseph Dibee

The plot to burn down a Redmond slaughterhouse in 1997 sheds a light on our evolving conceptions of terrorism, including political views of last summer's Portland protests.


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The many lives of Joseph Dibee

The plort to burn down a Redmond slaughterhouse in 1997 sheds a light on our evolving conceptions of terrorism, including political views of last summer's Portland protests.





‘Timber Wars’ episode 1: The last stand

The behind-the-scenes story of how a small group of activists and scientists turned the fight over ancient trees and the spotted owl into one of the biggest environmental conflicts of the 20th century.


‘Timber Wars’ episode 4: Mill City

Before the protests and court cases, Mill City lived up to its name as a place where sawmills created plenty of jobs.


A northern spotted owl in the old growth forest of Oregon

‘Timber Wars’ episode 3: The owl

How a reclusive bird halted the march of chainsaws through the Northwest's last stands of ancient forest.



‘Timber Wars’ episode 5: The plan

The Timber Wars reached a scale that the president held a first-of-its-kind summit to broker peace to an environmental conflict.

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