1968 Revolution Rewind

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War, protests, political assassinations, be-ins, national elections, rock -and-roll, civil rights movements... 1968 was a pivotal year in American history -- and Pacifica was there to report on it, with perspectives and insights not offered elsewhere in radio journalism. Forty years later, the Pacifica Radio Archives is making available one-of-a-kind recordings that help illuminate this era.

Producers can download sound clips to use as elements in their own storytelling. Academics, students and other researchers can delve into our online recordings for their projects. General Web users will find much of interest on an array of subjects:

For more information, contact Shawn Dellis: shawn@pacificaradioarchives.org.

[Source of montage images: 1968 KPFK Folios]

The Pacifica Radio Archives Preservation & Access Project is funded (in part) by awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, grants from the GRAMMY Foundation(r), The Ford Foundation, The Pacifica Foundation, supporters of the Pacifica Radio Archives, members of the Adopt-a-Tape program, and listeners to Pacifica Radio Stations, KPFA, KPFK, KPFT, WBAI, WPFW.

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