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Speaking Freely With Annette Newell

May 30, 2022

  Unspeakable.  Tragic.  Horrifying.  Words can barely scratch the emotions of what this week brought.  Another school shooting… this one, taking the lives of 19 children, and two adults in Texas.  So much has been said.  So much more will be said.  Will anything be done though?  Will anything change?  Anything that...

May 23, 2022

Famous presidential historian and Pulitzer prize winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin returns to our show, this time talking about her upcoming visit to Portland on October 18th at the Oregon Historical Society, and her new project about Teddy Roosevelt for the History Channel.  She explains how T.R. set examples...

May 15, 2022

Christine Drazan, former Oregon State House Republican (minority) leader, answers my questions about why she wants to be Oregon's next governor.  I asked for her plans on issues including homelessness, housing insecurity, crime, shootings, drug addiction, the pandemic, climate change, wildfires, drought, and what her...

May 13, 2022

I ask Tiernan about his plans for homelessness, crime, wildfires, drought, education and the pandemic

May 6, 2022

Former State House Speaker Kotek is running for the Democratic nomination for Oregon Governor in this month's election.  I asked her about her plans to address homelessness, housing insecurity, the pandemic, wildfires, drought, record crime, climate, the economy, and what her candidacy means to the LGBTQ community.