Campus Campaign Volume 5

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Campus Campaign Volume 5
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Item: 4 GB Jump Drive / MP3 format audio files

Running time: 100+ hours

Campus Campaign Volume 5 features episodes of From the Vault and special selections from the Pacifica Radio Archives:

From the Vault: Season 8 and 9 (2013/2014) (50 hours)

These 59 minute documentaries are drawn from the past two seasons of Pacifica Radio Archives landmark national radio show "From the Vault," and feature newly restored recordings from a wide variety subjects.  Shows include:

Anais Nin Interviewed by Judy Chicago

A Retrospective on Radical Feminism

Woman to Woman: Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Germaine Greer at the National Press Club, 1971

Mind's Eye Theatre: Federico

William Saroyan, 1965

Women's Music & Poetry from the Coffeehouse

The Land of Green Ginger by Noel Langley

Hugh Masekela

Salome with Leonard Nimoy

Bobbee Zeno Tribute

Maya Angelou

Survival Sunday II - 35th Anniversary

Lady Day: Billie Holiday

The Coup d'Etat in Chile

Honor America Day

The Changing United Nations

Science Fiction Legend Philip K. Dick

The Ku Klux Klan, Race, and Prejudice in America

Sojourner Truth: Being a Sign Unto the People

Twenty Days in Santa Rita

Edward Said

Steve Post Tribute

The Great Wall of Los Angeles

Fanny - the All-female Rock 'n' Roll Band

Suffragette City

The Free Speech Movement - 50th Anniversary

Black Revolution and the White Backlash (1 hour)

David Suskind, Leroi Jones, Rube Dee, Charles Silberman, Paul Marshall, John Killens, James Wochster, Lorraine Hansberry and Ossie Davis discuss the social impact of the Civil Rights movement.

The Poet and the Poem: Rita Dove  (1 hour)

Rita Frances Dove is an American poet and author who, from 1993 to 1995, served as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress.

Speech by Malcolm X on December 20th, 1964 (30 minutes)

Talk on the treatment accorded the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, headed by Fannie Lou Hamer, at the Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, 1964.

Voices of a People's History of the United States (2 hours)

Dramatic readings from Voices of a People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn.  It features the voices of rebels, dissenters, and visionaries from our past and present, plus actors Danny Glover, Maria Bello, Josh Brolin, Leslie Silva, Marisa Tomei, Alfre Woodard, and Sandra Oh.  Narrated by Howard Zinn and Voices co-editor Anthony Arnove.  2005 and 2014 readings included.

White House Tapes (1 hour)

Live dramatic readings of the Nixon-Watergate transcripts as released by the President

Giants of Journalism (1 hour)

Featuring the voices of Gary Webb, Martha Honey, Peter Burton, and Robert Perry.

Dick Gregory (10 hours)

Dick Gregory is a comedian, social activist, and writer whose voice has been heard many times on Pacifica Radio's airwaves during the last six decades.  This collection of recordings from Pacifica Radio Archives follows Gregory's trajectory over the years, and showcases not only his incredible wit and humor, but also his deep insight and commitment to important social causes.

Amiri Baraka (10 Hours)

The late dramatist, novelist and poet Amiri Baraka is one of the most respected and widely-published African American writers.  With the beginning of the Black Civil Rights Movement during the Sixties, Baraka explored the anger of African Americans and used his writings as a weapon against racism.

Sun Ra (5 hours)

Sun Ra was a prolific jazz composer, bandleader, piano and synthesizer player, poet and philosopher known for his "cosmic philosophy," musical compositions and performances.  This collection features two landmark interviews with Sun Ra, including one of the oldest known recorded interviews conducted by Dennis Irving in 1968, and a 1991 interview with KPFK producer Jay Green titled, "Getting Better than Good, Notes from the Omniverse."

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 (Volumes I & II) (20 hours)

The project documents the emergence and evolution of the Women's movement in the United States, as well as the unique role Pacifica Radio played by providing a place for women to create and air programming that communicated their movement.  Selections from recordings include the voices of Betty Friedan, Anais Nin, Bella Abzug, Adrienne Rich, Shirley Chisholm, and Margo St. James.

Radio Free Alcatraz 45th Anniversary Collection (8 hours)

On December 22, 1969, KPFA began its first broadcast of the Alcatraz Radio Project, live and direct from Alcatraz, where Indians had taken a stand, vowing not to be moved until they can establish an Indian University and Cultural Center for All Indians of All Tribes. Selections in this compilation all originated from the main cell block building on Alcatraz, under the direction of John Trudell, a young Santee Sioux from Nebraska.

Free Speech Movement 50th Anniversary Collection (1 hour)

This compilation of selections from historic recordings broadcast on Pacifica's airwaves capture the spirit of the Free Speech Movement, assembled from KPFA field recordings made during the 1964-1965 academic year on the campus of the University of California at Berkeley.  Included are sounds from the 6,000-plus student sit-in at UC Berkeley's Sproul Hall, and speakers and artists sharing their concerns and opinions regarding students' rights and the faculty's role: Jack Weinberg, Mario Savio, Bettina Aptheker and a mix of Free Speech Movement songs performed by various artists.


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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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