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Program Information
 Weekly Program
 James Loewen, Christy Lovato
 Old Mole Variety Hour  
 For non-profit use only.
Topics include history textbooks and Columbus, the power of the labor union at Powell's Books, and the place of the lethal injection issue in the anti-death penalty movement.
Host: Laurie Mercier

1. Introduction to today's show
2. James Loewen, author of "Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong," talks with Laurie Mercier about the continuing glorification of Columbus.
3. Kboo people ask you for your support.
4. The president of the local union representing workers at Portland's world-famous bookstore Powells Books talks with Bill Resnick about their successful new contract.
5. Again, in an entertaining way, we ask you for money so we can keep doing this work.
6. Attorney Mike Snedeker and Jan Haaken discuss the issue of lethal injection coming before the Supreme Court, and its place in the debate about capital punishment. They also comment on Errol Morris's new film "Dr. Death," about the man who invented lethal injection.
7. Concluding the show. If you enjoy this show, please go to and make a pledge! Thanks.

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00:54:28 English 2007-10-08
 KBOO (90.7 fm) Portland, Oregonk
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Introduction to Program  00:05:17  128Kbps mp3
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Columbus Day  00:11:35  128Kbps mp3
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Support for KBOO  00:05:37  128Kbps mp3
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The Union at Powell's Books  00:13:15  128Kbps mp3
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Support for KBOO!  00:05:45  128Kbps mp3
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Lethal Injection  00:12:39  128Kbps mp3
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Conclusion  00:00:20  128Kbps mp3
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