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NWPR Books
3:13 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Book Review: 'Shooting Star'

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

A 30-year-old novel has just been translated to English but keeps its Spanish name, "Muerte En Una Estrella." The author is Sergio Elizondo, and the translators are Rosaura Sanchez and Beatrice Pita. Our reviewer Alan Cheuse says it crackles.

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NWPR Books
11:44 am
Sat March 22, 2014

Jimmy Carter Issues 'Call To Action' Against Subjugation Of Women

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Jimmy Carter's other books include Palestine Peace Not Apartheid, Sharing Good Times and Our Endangered Values.
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Originally published on Sun March 23, 2014 8:36 am

Editor's note: To hear our full interview with Jimmy Carter, tune into Weekend Edition on Sunday, March 23.

President Jimmy Carter has written more than two dozen books over the course of his career, about everything from the art of aging to how to achieve peace in the Middle East. All his writing is anchored by a deep-seated belief in the equality of all people.

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Oregon Equal Rights
4:37 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

Advocates Push For Oregon Version Of Equal Rights Amendment

A vintage Equal Rights Amendment pin from the 1970s.
Credit Northwest News Network

Advocates for women's rights want the Oregon legislature to send a version of the Equal Rights Amendment to the state ballot. The measure is similar to the federal constitutional amendment that was approved by Congress in the early 70s. Not enough states ratified it so the amendment never took effect. Now, more than four dozen lawmakers have signed onto the idea of asking Oregon voters to approve a state version of the concept.

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Supreme Court Justice
6:17 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Washington’s State Supreme Court Makes History

The Washington State Supreme Court will make history Monday when newly elected Justice Sheryl Gordon McCloud is sworn in. KUOW’s Patricia Murphy reports.

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Racial Equity Report
6:40 am
Wed December 12, 2012

Washington Legislature Receives 'D' In Racial Equity Report

A new report gives Washington state lawmakers a “D” grade on their work on racial equity. As Paige Browning explains, the report card is based on policy decisions in the 2011-2012 session that advance or reverse racial and economic equity.

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Marriage Equality
4:46 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

Spokane Council Not Willing To Commit Support For Marriage Equality Law

This week Spokane’s City Council voted to indefinitely table a resolution on Washington’s marriage equality law.

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