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From the Vault 491: The Assassination of Alex Odeh
In this edition of From the Vault, hosted by Pacifica Radio guest-producer Gabriel San Roman, we look back on the October 11th, 1985 murder of Arab-American poet, lecturer, and political activist Alex Odeh in Santa Ana, California; featured is a 1986 recording from the Pacifica Radio Archives, originally aired on KPFK radio in Los Angeles under the title Political Terrorism in the United States: The Assassination of Alex Odeh. Produced by Diane James and Michael Bogopolsky, this documentary features the voices of Odeh, his family members, the FBI representatives, and members of the Jewish Defense League.
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The PBS Digital series Blank on Blank is now featuring selections from a 1971 interview with acting legend Dustin Hoffman from Pacifica Radio Archives! Hoffman speaks on the bomb set off by the Weather Underground in the home of his neighbor, on fame, on drug use, on his friendship with Gene Hackman, and on youth revolution.
Quoted Studios, a nonprofit dedicated to uncovering, preserving and reimagining the American interview, produces their signature series Blank on Blank in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios.
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Check out the brand new animated film based on the historic John Coltrane interview from Pacifica Radio Archives! Quoted Studios, a nonprofit dedicated to uncovering, preserving and reimagining the American interview, produces their signature series Blank on Blank in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios.
Get your copy of the "The Coltrane Legacy" two-disc set for $28.50 from Pacifica Radio Archives, which includes the complete 1966 John Coltrane interview with Frank Kofsky and a 2005 interview with John's wife, Alice Coltrane.
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