Program Archive

Welcome to the Salem City Club program archive for the 2021-22 season.  Here you will find links for both the audio-only and audio-video recordings for each program.

Most Salem City Club programs are recorded for broadcast on KMUZ Community Radio and CC:TV.  

The SCC Podcast

Audio-Visual Recordings

  • 14 Mar 2022 9:48 AM | SCC Office Administrator (Administrator)

    Well-known political analyst and former Oregon Secretary of State Phil Keisling dissects Oregon’s primary system of voting to reveal how it excludes the votes of over one million Oregonians.

  • 24 Feb 2022 12:35 PM | SCC Office Administrator (Administrator)

    This second program in a two-part series explores the effects of the pandemic on the hospitality and restaurant sectors of our economy. Our speakers are Jason Brandt, President and CEO of the Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association, and Cecilia Ritter-James of the Wild Pear restaurant in downtown Salem.

  • 10 Feb 2022 3:42 PM | SCC Office Administrator (Administrator)

    Two Oregon experts on ShakeAlert explain why and how ShakeAlert technology was developed, how it will warn us that an earthquake has begun and that shaking is imminent, and how that warning can save lives, property, and critical infrastructure. Althea Rizzo is the Geological Hazards Program Coordinator in the Oregon Office of Emergency Management. Lucy Walsh is the Oregon Regional ShakeAlert Coordinator with the Oregon Hazards Lab in the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Oregon.

  • 07 Feb 2022 9:44 AM | SCC Office Administrator (Administrator)

    Learn what's happened to manufacturing in and around Salem during the pandemic. You will hear from industry experts and a local business owner. This is a two-part series. The second program will air in February.

  • 19 Jan 2022 12:11 PM | SCC Office Administrator (Administrator)

    *BOTH PRESENTER'S PDFS OF SLIDES FOR PRESENTATION AVAILABLE HERE AND HERE* The energy industry is changing at lightning speed. The shift away from fossil fuels is dramatically impacting the industry and our daily lives. In the face of climate change, how can we ensure there is enough clean(er) energy to fuel our daily use? This program will focus on the work being done to make sure our energy systems are balanced, resilient, affordable, and clean.

    Video shown during the program:

  • 22 Dec 2021 2:36 PM | SCC Office Administrator (Administrator)

    On October 1, 2021, the “new” Salem Public Library welcomed patrons after two years of seismic, safety, accessibility, and system improvements. This program will reveal what those improvements mean to users of library services and the greater Salem community. Join us to celebrate this milestone, “mission accomplished.”

  • 30 Nov 2021 12:10 PM | SCC Office Administrator (Administrator)

    Without presenting a political analysis, our program views Afghanistan through the eyes of two soldiers. Colonel Kevin Dial and Sergeant Major Jerry Glesmann served separate one year tours in Afghanistan and bring us their observations and experiences.

  • 15 Nov 2021 3:33 PM | SCC Office Administrator (Administrator)

    Former Secretary of State Phil Keisling knows Oregon politics better than most, having spent over four decades in the worlds of journalism, elective politics, the private sector, and academia. Hear his perceptions of Oregon’s proposed congressional and legislative district maps that will define the state’s political future for the next 10 years.

  • 05 Nov 2021 12:51 PM | SCC Office Administrator (Administrator)

    County health departments are responsible for a variety of activities designed to keep their citizens healthy and safe. Lessons learned from the Covid pandemic will help county health authorities prepare not only for future pandemics, but also for future epidemics (flu, foodborne illnesses, STDs. etc.). Representatives from the Marion and Polk counties health departments will discuss what they have learned and possible preparations.

  • 18 Oct 2021 11:28 AM | SCC Office Administrator (Administrator)

    Alonzo Tucker, a black man, was lynched in Coos Bay, Oregon in 1902. The Oregon Remembrance Project, in collaboration with The Equal Justice Initiative (Montgomery, AL), the city of Coos Bay and the Coos History Museum, memorialized Alonzo Tucker in Coos Bay on June 19, 2021. We will remember Alonzo Tucker and discuss the through-line from Oregon’s past to now.

    Speaker: Taylor Stewart, founder of the Oregon Remembrance Project

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