The Conversation: Friday, January 12th, 2018

Jan 12, 2018

Firefighter Stories from Marco Polo; UH Sexual Assault Survey; FISA Renewal; HTY Production of Red Balloon

Credit U.S Pacific Command

Credit U.S Pacific Command

Firefighter Stories from Marco Polo

Honolulu Fire Department released internal audio communication tapes that document how firefighters approached a seven-alarm fire last summer and the challenges they faced.

Into Music: Storm by Godspeedyou! Black Emperor

Outro Music: Kiwi Maddog 20/20

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UH Releases State-Wide Sexual Assault Survey

The University of Hawaii conducted a first of its kind survey asking students at all UH campuses about their experience with sexual assault, harassment, and domestic violence on and off campus.

Into Music: Kalena Kai by Keola Beamer

Outro Music: Slug Song by The Clean

A 24-hour watch center at the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).
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Renewal of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

The U.S. House of Representatives voted across party lines to renew federal intelligence agencies’ authorization to collect certain communications without a warrant.  

Into Music: Jacking the Ball by The Sea and Cake

Outro Music: Morse by Nightmares on Wax

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HTY Production of Red Balloon

In the 1956 French short film the Red Balloon, a balloon that often seems to have a mind of its own accompanies Pascal, a little boy, on a series of mostly wordless adventures through the streets of Paris.

Into Music: Fly Away by That Shady Cypress Tree

Outro Music: The Red Balloon by Maurice Le Roux