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Your Program Host is Ron Johnson
The Forum went to the Marion County Fair where Ron Johnson, our Friday morning host [...]
I take very seriously my duty to provide you with news, information and stories about [...]
Our least auspicious holiday has to be Tax Day – April 15. Many of you [...]
Ron interviews Oregon’s 32nd Governor, Victor Atiyeh, as he reminisces about his 28 years of [...]
Ron interviews Dick Etulain, Pulitzer Prize nominated historian who has written and edited over 50 [...]
Ron interviews Dennis Jenkins, a U of O archeologist, who won international acclaim when he [...]
Ron interviews Greg Nokes, NW Historian, discussing Slavery and racial diversity as Oregon entered the [...]
Ron chats with author Linda Tamura, author of “Hood River Nisei” about the treatment of [...]
Ron’s guest is Diane Gardner, and they discuss her book: Inside Oregon State Hospital: A [...]