This week on From the Vault, we present part one of the award-winning 2004 documentary A Passel of Pomp and a Circus of Circumstance, produced by the Pacifica Radio Archives, that explores the history of the national political party conventions, and the mission dynamics that set Pacifica Radio's coverage apart from mainstream media -- coverage that remains today an inspiration
This week, From the Vault celebrates national Gay Pride Month with recordings from Pacifica Radio Archives that capture key moments in the LGBTQ struggle for Equal Rights. We revisit Pacifica's coverage of the first national March on Washington for Gay and Lesbian Rights on October 14, 1979, ten years after the Stonewall riots.
This week on From the Vault we celebrate the legacy of humanitarian and boxing great Muhammad Ali by highlighting selections from a new collection from Pacifica Radio Archives featuring Ali in conversation with Julius Lester (1968), Ali and Joe Frazier talking shop the night before the "Fight of the Century" at Madison Square Garden (1971), original music, and a speech Ali gave to UCLA
This week on From the Vault we present the second part of a three-part series called Coal Country Women, a documentary exploring the lives of Appalachian women in the 1970's - as wives and mothers of miners, as miners themselves, and on life in mining country.
This week on From the Vault we present the first part of a three part series called Coal Country Women, a documentary exploring the lives of Appalachian women in the 1970's - as wives and mothers of miners, as miners themselves, and on life in mining country.
This week on From the Vault we celebrate the work of legendary Pacifica journalist Chris Koch, whose recordings reflect some of the most historically significant audio footage held in the collections of Pacifica Radio Archives.
This week on From the Vault we pay tribute to one of the great icons of the peace movement, Father Daniel Berrigan, who died on April 30th, 2015 at the age of 94.
Pacifica Radio went on the air in 1949 to bring a new voice and a new style of radio to the airwaves. This week, on From the Vault, we pay homage to this spirit of freedom, through a 50th anniversary montage produced in 1999 by Andrea Kissack and former KPFA Drama & Literature Director Susan Stone.
In this episode of From the Vault we remember longtime KPFA Drama & Literature Director Erik Bauersfeld, who passed away at the age of 94 on Sunday, April 3, 2016. Bauersfeld was a talented voice-over actor and radio drama producer, who blessed Pacifica Radio with an incredible legacy spanning six decades.
This week on From the Vault we study the 1968 presidential campaign of Robert F. Kennedy. We'll follow his meteoric rise from presidential race late-comer to popular candidate and shocking murder through a series of recordings preserved by Pacifica Radio Archives.
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