Military/Veterans

PSU Student Senate Passes Resolution to Divest from Israeli Military Occupation

Airs at: Fri, 10/28/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for One Land Many Voices
On October 24, 2016, the student government of Portland State University voted overwhelmingly in favor of a measure calling on the university to divest from the Israeli military occupation of Palestine. The measure focuses on four companies: Hewlett-Packard, Caterpillar, G-... Read more

Veterans & the Criminal Justice System

Airs at: Mon, 11/07/2016 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
As we honor those who served in the U.S. military this Veterans Day, we also remember those serving time in our jails and prisons.  Oregon has among the highest rates of incarcerated veterans in the nation.  Karen James hosts a special discussion about veterans and the crim... Read more

Dolce Vita Confidential

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  Film writer Shawn Levy sits down with Jenn Chavez to tell behind-the-scenes stories of the classic Italian film studios, as collected in his newest book Dolce Vita Confidential: Fellini, Loren, Pucci, Paparazzi, and the Swinging High Life of 1950s Rome. Then, S.W. Conse... Read more

"Hir" at Defunkt Theatre

Airs at: Tue, 10/25/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
For their 17th season Defunkt Theatre kicks things off with "Hir" by Taylor Mac. Join James Dixon as he welcomes director Andrew Klaus-Vineyard and cast members Jim Vadalla and Paige McKinney as we discuss the show and Defunkt Theatre's upcoming season. (Production photos ... Read more

Former Drone Technician Cian Westmoreland on the Harsh Realities of Drone Warfare

Airs at: Fri, 10/21/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  Angie and Marvin host. Cian Westmoreland is a Air Force veteran and former drone technician, and drone critic. While serving at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, he was informed that he helped assist over 200 enemy kills. After separating from the Air Force, Cian has tes... Read more

S. Brian Willson on "Paying the Price for Peace"

Airs at: Mon, 10/17/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Vietnam veteran S. Brian Willson, who paid the price for peace as he was run over and nearly killed by a military train during a non-violent protest in 1987. Since then, he has not stopped calling attention to the US gover... Read more

Brian Castner on "All the Ways We Kill and Die"

Airs at: Thu, 10/13/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  Host Jim Schumock speaks with non-fiction writer and memoirist Brian Castner, author of All the Ways We Kill and Die: An Elegy for a Fallen Comrade and the Hunt for His Killer and the memoir, The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows. Brian Castner is a no... Read more

The White Donkey - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 09/08/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended version of our interview with Oregon artist Maximilian Uriarte, we talk more about his graphic novel The White Donkey, which has been hailed for its frank depictions of post-traumatic stress disorder in young veterans.  Max hopes to adapt the graphic nov... Read more

The White Donkey - Maximilian Uriarte

Airs at: Thu, 09/08/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Oregon artist Maximilian Uriarte signed up with the U.S. Marine Corps at the age of nineteen and served as a gunner in the Iraq War.  His early comic strip Terminal Lance offered a sardonic view of military life in an occupied land, but his new graphic novel The White Do... Read more

Zaher Wahab on Life in Afghanistan

Airs at: Wed, 08/10/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Host Per Fagereng speaks with Zaher Wahab about what life is like in Afghanistan.  Zaher Wahab is Professor Emeritus at Lewis and Clark College. He was born and schooled in Afghanistan, received a B.A. in sociology from The American University of Beirut, an M.A. in comp... Read more