Thompson, Elsa Knight
|PRA Archive #||Title||Description||Genre||Broadcast Date|
|BB0099||California Democratic Council Conference, 1960 / reported by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Report and actuality of the Conference aimed at united political action among liberals.
|KPFA, 1 Apr. 1960.|
|BB0314||Gamblers anonymous / interviews by Elsa Knight Thompson ; produced by Nathaniel Dorsky.||
Larry R. and Jim S. of the Fellowship of Gamblers Anonymous discuss their gambling history and...
|KPFA, 1 Jan. 1963.|
|BB2871||Johnie Scott : Black poet / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Black poet reads and discusses his work.|JOHNIE SCOTT : BLACK POET / interviewed by Elsa Knight...
|KPFA, 1 July 1968.|
|BB0036||Man of the world / Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr. ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||KPFA, 1 Mar. 1960.|
|BB2316||Taken for a ride / by Gilbert B. Friedman ; interviewed by Elsa Kight Thompson.||
Attorney discusses his book about the inequities in auto insurance.
|KPFA, 1 Nov. 1969.|
|BB1234||Anatomy of an inquest / Edward Epstein ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Author discusses his research into the questionable conclusions of the Warren Commission.|...
|KPFA, 10 Aug. 1966.|
|BB2160||Treating the injured at the Chicago convention / Dr. Quentin Young ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of Young's voluntary medical team which helped treat injuries suffered during...
|KPFA, 10 Dec. 1968.|
|BB0122||For a labor party / Farrell Dobbs ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Socialist Workers Party Presidential candidate discusses his party's political platform.|...
|KPFA, 10 June 1960.|
|BB0052||The United Arab Republic and Africa / Tahseen Basheer ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Gene Marine.||
Press and Information Service representative from the United Arab Republic discusses the non-...
|KPFA, 10 May 1961.|
|BB1423||Chau Kim Dinh / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War.|CHAU KIM DINH / interviewed by Elsa...
|KPFA, 11 Apr. 1966.|
|BC0318||Report to the listeners / Elsa Knight Thompson and Howard Hersh.||
Assessment of the state of affairs at the Pacifica station in Berkeley, KPFA.
|KPFA, 11 Aug. 1967.|
|BB0405||On the impeachment of Earl Warren / John Richardson ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Member of the John Birch Society discusses that group's philosophy and their reasons for...
|KPFA, 11 Nov. 1963.|
|BB1350||Rebellion in South Africa / I.B. Tabata ; interviewed by Gordon Agnew and Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Tabata, of the South African Unity Movement, discusses the government policies which make...
|KPFA, 12 Feb. 1966.|
|BB2227||Officers for justice / Henry Williams ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Williams, President of Officers for Justice, discusses the aims and objectives of his...
|KPFA, 12 Jan. 1969.|
|BB2465||What is epilepsy? / Dr. Douglas L. Crowther ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of research into the causes and possible cures for epilepsy.
|KPFA, 12 Jan. 1970.|
|BB0320||Mighty Oaks? / Thomas Bell ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Oakland Redevelopment Agency director discusses the city's renovation.|Mighty oaks? :Thomas...
|KPFA, 12 Nov. 1962.|
|BB2268||American involvement in Laos / Frank Thompson ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of his experiences in Laos from June, 1965 to January, 1967.
|KPFA, 12 Nov. 1969.|
|BB1570||V.I.S.A. / Eric Johnson ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
|KPFA, 13 Apr. 1962.|
|BB0204||China, the U.S., and the U.N. / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Felix Greene and Urban Whitaker discuss the question of United Nations recognition of the...
|KPFA, 13 Dec. 1961.|
|BB1351||Colin Edwards / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Edwards discusses his trip to Europe.
|KPFA, 13 Jan. 1966.|
|BB2467||United Latinos for justice / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Victor Martinez and Juan Martinez discuss their attempt to unite the Chicano community.
|KPFA, 13 May 1968.|
|BB0229||The Consumer Counsel / Helen Nelson ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
California's Consumer Council to the Governor discusses the limited organization of...
|KPFA, 14 Apr. 1962.|
|BB2134||The A.F.T. at San Francisco State / Ralph Anspack and Erwin Kelley ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of the teachers strike at San Francisco State, and support by the American Federation...
|KPFA, 14 Jan. 1969.|
|BB1589||New programs for teaching science / Dr. Alexander Taffel ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Tompson.||
Discussion of educational experimentation for teaching the hard sciences.
|KPFA, 14 Mar. 1962.|
|BB1392.01-.02||The Vietnam day committee and its critics / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Two panel discussions on the American involvement in Vietnam.,
r.1. Martin Malia, Nathan Glazer, Francis Herring, and Steve Weisman (60 min.) -- r.2. Carl...,
r.1. Martin Malia, Nathan Glazer, Francis Herring, and Steve Weisman (60 min.) -- r.2. Carl...
|KPFA, 14-17 Sept. 1965.|
|BB0066||Open therapy for mental patients / Dr. Joshua Bierer ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Medical director of the Marlborough Day Hospital in England discusses their experimental program...
|KPFA, 15 May 1961.|
|BB2413||KPFT : Pacifica Houston / produced by Al Silbowitz and Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Phone interview with station manager Larry Lee, Don Gardener, and Sam Hudson about the newest...
|KPFA, 16 Mar. 1970.|
|BB0221||Invitation : an interview with Edmund G. Brown.||
Elsa Knight Thompson, Gene Marine, Bill Plosser, and William Brinton question the Governor of...
|KPFA, 16 Sept. 1962.|
|BB1792||Civil disaster in Berkeley and the American Civil Liberties Union / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Paul Halvonik, Malcolm Burnstein, Stephen Goldstein, and Ken Kawaichi discuss civil disorder in...
|KPFA, 16 Sept. 1968.|
|BB0341||98% satisfied / Dr. Stark Murray ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of England's National Health Service.
|KPFA, 17 Dec. 1962.|
|BB2391||Okinawa and reality / Chosei Kabira ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of conditions in Okinawa and its international status following the U.S.-Japanese...
|KPFA, 17 Jan. 1970.|
|BB1409||For nearly ninety years / Reverend Ralph Davis ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Gordon Agnew.||
Davis, born to former slaves shortly after the Civil War, discusses his views of Black history...
|KPFA, 17 may 1966.|
|BB1797||Men on parole / interviews by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Jay Conner, Peter Crysdale, Earl Blue, David Persson, and Don Poe, all from the Austin...
|KPFA, 18 July 1968.|
|BB1573||A Catholic anarchist among the Mormons / Ammon Hennacy ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Catholic anarchist discusses his efforts to organize minorities in Salt Lake City, Utah.
|KPFA, 18 May 1962.|
|BB1205||The Human nature of science / by Stewart Perry ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of his work on the ethical problems of testing drugs on patients without their...
|KPFA, 18 Oct. 1966.|
|BB1815||What you need to know for jury duty / Godfrey Lehman ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of Lehman's experiences serving on a jury.
|KPFA, 18 Sept. 1968.|
|BC0102||Problems of retirement / Dr. Harold Geist.||
Psychologist discusses his recommendations and observations about retirement.
|KPFA, 19 Aug. 1971.|
|BB2159||A Night in Chicago / produced by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
A NIGHT IN CHICAGO / reported by Dale Minor, Phil Watson and Bob Fass. Produced by Elsa Knight...
|KPFA, 19 Dec. 1968.|
|BB0091||Thirty years in India / Ralph J. Kiethahnt ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Missionary to India discusses his participation in the independence movement.|THIRTY YEARS IN...
|KPFA, 19 Mar. 1959.|
|BB0124||Legal sanity / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Psychiatrists Karl Bowman, David Wilson, and Arthur Sherry discuss the McNaughton Decision of...
|KPFA, 19 Nov. 1959.|
|BB1229||An Anti-zionist view / Norton Mezvinsky ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Director of the American Council for Judaism presents an alternative to the Zionist's...
|KPFA, 19 Sept. 1967.|
|BB2210||Brazil and the military / Norris Lyle ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of his trip to Brazil and the opinions he formulated while there.
|KPFA, 19 Sept. 1969.|
|BB1524||The Freedom ride / James Farmer ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Director of C.O.R.E. discusses the organization's development and efforts to desegregate...
|BB0148.02||Black friday / reported by Dale Minor and Fred Haines ; produced by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Documentary on the second day of hearings into Un-American activities in the San Francisco area...
|BB2371||Dick Gregory at the marathon / interviewed by Elsa Knght Thompson||
Discussion of American society and values.
|AZ0674||Elsa Knight Thompson memorial / recorded by Philip Maldari.||
A tribute to the broadcaster and journalist by Gene Marine, Ron Dellums, John Steiner, Ella...
|BB0271||South Vietnam : a critical look / Frank C. Child ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
On the U.S. involvement in the Vietnamese War, and the basis for America's anti-communist...
|KPFA, 2 July 1962.|
|BB2401||A Long-term look at Asia / Franz Schurmann ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Schurman discusses his observations of Asia made during his recent trip to Japan.
|KPFA, 2 Mar. 1970.|
|BB1618||Isolation and suicide / Dr. Stephen Mitchell ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Psychiatrist of Peninsula Suicide Prevention discusses the pressures which lead to suicide.
|KPFA, 20 Dec. 1967.|
|BB2496||Dellums in the Ring / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Black activist discusses his candidacy for the seventh Congressional District of California.
|KPFA, 20 Feb. 1970.|
|BB2447||Interview with Bobby Seale and David Hilliard / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Two Black Panther Party leaders discuss the issues addressed by their organization.|INTERVIEW...
|KPFA, 20 June 1969.|
|BB0094||Four and one half months in Communist China : 1960 / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Felix Greene, Gordon Agnew, James Wilson, George Allen, and Robert Scalapino discuss the social...
|KPFA, 20 Oct. 1960.|
|BB5493||Induction Center activities / produced by Colin Edwards and Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Actuality and interviews with Don Porsche and others about the Oakland Induction Center.
|KPFA, 20 Oct. 1967.|
|BB0150||ACLU documentary / produced by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
On the American Civil Liberties Union meeting in San Francisco to discuss the implications of...
|KPFA, 21 Apr. 1961.|
|BB0208.01||Background to an ideology / Saul Landau ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Chris Koch||
Discussion of Castro's intellectual development before and during the revolution.|...
|KPFA, 21 Feb. 1962.|
|BB2376||American city planning / Mel Scott ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of new thoughts in urban planning.
|KPFA, 21 Jan. 1970.|
|BC1473||John Thorne on Soledad / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Soledad Brothers' attorney discusses the progress of the case, and conditions at Soledad...
|KPFA, 21 July 1970.|
|BB0268||The Beginning / Nzeribe ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
On conditions in the newly independent country of Nigeria.
|KPFA, 21 June 1962.|
|BB0107||Un-American Committee roundup / produced by Charles Levy and Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Documentary on the 1957 House Committee on Un-American Activities hearings in San Francisco....
|KPFA, 21 May 1961.|
|BB0208.02||The Ideology of a revolution / Saul Landau ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Chris Koch||
Discussion of conditions in Cuba following the revolution.|THE IDEOLOGY OF A REVOLUTION / Saul...
|KPFA, 22 Feb. 1962.|
|BB2374||Is the library burning? / Roger Rapport ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Author discusses his study of student unrest in the 1960s.
|KPFA, 22 Jan. 1970.|
|BC0297||W.I.L.P.F. organizer and lobbyist / Annalee Stewart ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Legislative and Branch Liaison for the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom...
|KPFA, 22 Mar. 1968.|
|BB1424||Felix Greene / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of the Peoples Republic of China and the Vietnam War.
|KPFA, 22 May 1966.|
|BB0044||International School of America / Edgar Snow ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
On the development of a school to educate Americans about international relations.
|KPFA, 22 Oct. 1959.|
|BB0304||Panel discussion of Kennedy's Cuba statement / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Marshall Windmiller, Seymour Lipset, and Trevor Thomas discuss the implication of Kennedy's...
|KPFA, 22 Oct. 1962.|
|BB1438||The ADA / Sheldon Pollack ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of Americans for Democratic Action.
|KPFA, 22 Sept. 1959.|
|BB2285||The Coming destruction of Alaska / Barry Weisberg ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of the political and ecological aspects of the Alaskan oil strikes.|THE COMING...
|KPFA, 22 Sept. 1969.|
|BB0232||Arab socialism / Tahseen Basheer ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
United Arab Republic diplomat discusses the social, political, and economic advances in Egypt...
|KPFA, 23 Apr. 1962.|
|BB0014||Cigarettes and cancer / Lester Breslow ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Chief of the California State Department of Public Health Bureau of Chronic Diseases discusses...
|KPFA, 23 Dec. 1959.|
|BB0074||The Political climate of West Germany / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Panel comprised of Franz Breer, Sidney Akselrad, Hurst Duhnke, and Marshall Windmiller discuss...
|KPFA, 23 Feb. 1960.|
|BB2261||The Status of Okinawa in relation to the politics in Japan / Robert Treuhaft ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of his work in the International Association of Democratic Lawyers commission to...
|KPFA, 23 Jan. 1970.|
|BB0075||Survivors of Ravensbruck / Maria Kusmierczuk and Jadwiga Hasa ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Dr. Maria Kusmierczuk, physician from Gdansk and Jadwiga Hasa, a pharmacist from Warsaw, two...
|American Women -- International women||KPFA, 23 June 1959; 8 Aug. 1959.|
|BB1642||Dale Minor interview / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Al Partridge.||
Minor discusses his trip to Vietnam.|DALE MINOR INTERVIEW / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson...
|KPFA, 23 Mar. 1968.|
|BB0367||Existential Psychology / Dr. Victor Frankel and Arthur Burton ; moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion with Frankel on his logotherapy technique, and the problem of alienation in the...
|KPFA, 23 Nov. 1963.|
|BB1202||Good will toward men : can a volunteer be a C.O. / Ed Keating and Bert Kanewske ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Keating discusses Kanewske's case; Kanewske discusses his life in the Treasure Island...
|KPFA, 23 Nov. 1966.|
|BB0544||Sit-ins and chain gangs / Thomas Gaither ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Paroled prisoner discusses his experiences on a South Carolina chain gang.
|KPFA, 24 Apr. 1961.|
|BB0212||Walk for peace / Ed Lazar and Barton Stone ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Two Committee for Non-violent Action members discuss their San Francisco to Moscow walk for...
|KPFA, 24 Dec. 1961.|
|BB2073||The Gift of the Magi / by O. Henry ; read by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Reading of the classic Christmas tale.|THE GIFT OF THE MAGI / by O. Henry| read by Elsa Knight...
|KPFA, 24 Dec. 1968.|
|BB0220||On campus politics : cross country / Burton White ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Burton White discusses student reaction to his national college tour on the House Un-American...
|KPFA, 24 Feb. 1962.|
|BB1601||Protest against Gus Hall at Stiles / Robert Rinehart ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of the protest against the appearance of the American Communist Party leader at U.C....
|KPFA, 24 Jan. 1962.|
|BB0383||A History of Tibet / Kesong Rinzing Tenduf-La ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Former Tibet official discusses the changes resulting from China's occupation after the...
|KPFA, 24 July 1963.|
|BB2503||Peace Corps and Pax-Americana / Marshall Windmiller ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of the Peace Corps as an extension of American foreign policy.
|KPFA, 24 June 1970.|
|BB0303||Panel discussion on Cuba / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Paul Baran, Richard Brody, and Saul Landau discuss the political and economic developments in...
|KPFA, 24 Oct. 1962.|
|BB2229||Priorities in Southeast Asia / Ed Snyder ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Director of the Singapore office for Quaker international affairs discusses their struggle to...
|KPFA, 25 Apr. 1969.|
|BB1635||The Right to dissent / Vern Countryman ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of his battle against the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
|KPFA, 25 Feb. 1968.|
|BB2087||Challenge to concentration camp law / Paul L. Ross ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of efforts to abolish Title II of the McCarren Act.
|KPFA, 25 Mar. 1969.|
|BB1764||3 Soviet women in the United States / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Ada Ivanova, Khudjuma Shukurova, and Lubov Viciasova, three Soviet women touring the United...
|KPFA, 25 May 1968.|
|BC0966||Elsa Knight Thompson talks with KPFA commentator Cy Schoenfeld.||
Discussion of KPFA, Public radio, and mass media. remastered 5/99
|KPFA, 25 Nov. 1971.|
|BC0037||Warren Widener, mayor-elect of Berkeley||
The city of Berkeley's first Black mayor, Warren Widener (1938-2013) discusses how he hopes...,
|KPFA, 26 Apr. 1971.|
|BB2343||New outlook / Simha Flapan ; interviewed by Carleton Goodlet and Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Editor of the New Outlook discusses his efforts to bring about an Israeli-Arab reapprochment...
|KPFA, 26 Jan. 1970.|
|BB0298||Report of former agent Turner : or "Catch 22" / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Trevor Thomas.||
A former F.B.I. agent discusses his life in the Bureau, and the many illegal and immoral actions...
|KPFA, 26 Oct. 1962.|
|BB1208||18 months in Laos / Francis Thompson ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Former college president, later with the State Department in Laos, discusses the problems of...
|KPFA, 27 Jan. 1967.|
|BB1745||IVS in Vietnam / David Nesmith ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Ned Opton.||
On the work of the International Voluntary Service to relieve the suffering of civilians in...
|KPFA, 27 June 1968.|
|BB2223||Pragmatism, peace, and revolution / Bruce Nelson ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of Nelson's trip to Moscow and Prague on behalf of various American peace...
|KPFA, 27 Mar. 1969.|
|BB0312||Polaris into ploughshares||
Reports on a demonstration at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Vallejo, California. Burton...,
|KPFA, 27 Oct. 1962.|
|BB2520||Stew Albert interview / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Alameda County Sheriff discusses his work and conditions in Santa Rita prison.
|KPFA, 28 Apr. 1970.|
|BB1487||India's ambassador to the United States / Braj Kumar Nehru ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Adita Mukerji.||
Discussion of conditions in India.
|KPFA, 28 Dec. 1967.|
|BB1242||One drop can kill / Seymour Hersh ; interviewed by Lou Hartman and Elsa Knight Thompson.||
On secret work being done in the United States on gas and germ warfare.|ONE DROP CAN KILL /...
|KPFA, 28 June 1967.|
|BB2155.01-.07||Disturbances in Berkeley : Telegraph Avenue.||
Reports, documentaries, and interviews about the demonstration on Telegraph Avenue in June, 1968...,
r.1. Friday, June 28 (78 min.) -- r.2. Saturday, June 29 (25 min.) -- r.3. Dr. Robert E. Tracy (...
|KPFA, 28 June-10 July 1968.|
|BB0045||Where are the pacifists going? / David McReynolds ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Pacifist leader discusses how the anti-war movement has grown to include more than religious...
|KPFA, 28 Mar. 1960.|