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What a great hour. I have to say this has been one of the most knowledgable interviews I have had in awhile when it comes to the history of music. Takimba came in to KPSU the other night to talk about his art, projects, and his roots as a DJ and Artist. Takimba has been […]

Click to Download Extensive legislation in the United States restricts and/or regulates the labor, voting, and reproductive rights of women. In this episode, we discuss the history of women’s health legislation with an emphasis on abortion legislation. Oregon holds a unique place in this history. Today, I interview second-year history graduate student Tanya Monthey. Tanya is studying modern American legal history and […]

Coming up, a McDonald’s customer is arrested for putting soda in a water cup, Tom Delonge of blink 182 discusses his alien beliefs and controversy surrounding the record collection of DJ Afrika Bambaataa.

In this episode, we discuss the first successful orca whale capture by Marineland of the Pacific. While the whale, Wanda, didn’t survive long, her capture caught the imagination of entertainers and the interest of the scientific community. We delve into the events of that day, subsequent captures, Judy Collins and approaching biology from a historical […]

Natan Meir, professor and chair of the Judaic Studies department at Portland State University, joins us to discuss the ways in which Jews nonviolently resisted the Nazis. Natan holds his Ph.D in Jewish history from Columbia University. His research has focused on the social and cultural history of East European Jewry, Modern European Jewish history […]

Coming up on the show, Keith Richards reportedly once pulled a knife on a current presidential candidate, a memoir is announced by an American punk rock front woman, and the results of 2015 revenue figures for vinyl sales versus free streaming.

Melissa Lang, the current Oregon Women’s History Consortium fellow, discusses her thesis work on women’s organization and activism for civil rights in Portland, Oregon. She conducted her research using the Verdell Burdine & Otto G. Rutherford Collection and illustrates for us how in addition to health services and educational funds, letter writing served as an […]

Coming up on the show, a DJ in Massachusetts is fined by the police for playing a song, new legislation enacted in London protecting smaller music venues, and the introduction of high definition vinyl records into the market. [email protected]

Coming up on the show, researchers ask the question, does the language you speak affect the way you hear music? A rapper from the U.K. helps build a playground in Nigeria, and an American rock band starts handing out earplugs at upcoming shows. Skepta’s playground in Nigeria [email protected]

Enjoy a break from the chatter with this all-music set!


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