The moving center : Isla Vista (Part 1 of 2)

Program Title:
The moving center : Isla Vista (Part 1 of 2)
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A documentary about the riots in Isla Vista, California, near the University of California, Santa Barbara, in late February 1970. After the first night of rioting, the Bank of America building in Isla Vista was burned to the ground. This program, which was recorded by KPFK's music director William Malloch, documents the events of the second night of the riots. This recording is also significant for being the first public affairs program recorded in stereo.

Date Recorded on: 
24 Feb. 1970
Date Broadcast on: 
4 Apr. 1970
Item duration: 
2 reels (90 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, stereo.
Total duration (All reels): 
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1970.
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230,
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