Pacifica Radio Archives presents a reading of one of the most important dystopian novels written in modern history, George Orwell's classic Nineteen Eighty-Four.
Lilia Medina opens the first session of the Feminist Perspectives on Pornography Conference, held November 17-19, 1978 at Galileo High School in San Francisco, CA. The conference was organized by Women Against Violence in Pornography and Media.
In 1982, twelve years after Hendrix's untimely death at the age of 27, a team of talented producers (including Bari Scott, Craig Street and Don West) from Pacifica's flagship station KPFA 94.1 FM - Berkeley enlisted the help of biographer David Henderson, author of Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child of the Aquarian Age, to explore the idea of a comprehensive radio production celebrating the life
Pacifica Radio Archives and From the Vault Radio have joined forces with the Grand Performances Summber Concert Series in Los Angeles to present a 50th Anniversary remembrance of the 1965 Watts Rebellion, in which social unrest over unemployment and police discrimination gripped this Southern California neighborhood for seven days, causing 34 deaths and tens of millions of dollars in property d
An excerpt from the "Nuclear Disarmament: Moving Forward" conference sponsored by Meeting of the Ways, held in San Francisco, September 23-25, 1983. Charlene Spretnak (1946 - ), author and ecofeminist, speaks about the founding ideas of the Green Party in Germany and how it influenced the nascent American Green Party.
Dolores Huerta, a pioneer in the Civil Rights movement for immigrants, brings her living history to the University of Houston. Huerta, co-founder of the United Farmworkers of America, discusses "Taking a Stand in History." Lecture given on February 9, 2006 at the University of Houston, Cullen Performance Hall.
This presentation by Gloria Anzaldua, one of the leading feminist voices in the Chicana Movement, outlines the long road to relevancy for Chicano-a writers in both publishing houses and academic curriculum.
Black Awareness was a “Perspective” or "Commentary" series which aired on WBAI in New York in the early 1970s.
Readings of letters written by a woman homesteader, Elinore Pruitt Stewart (1876-1933) in Wyoming from 1909-1913. The materials used in this program come from "Letters of a woman homesteader" by Elinore Pruitt Stewart, published by the Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. Elinore Stewart's letters were copyrighted by herself and by Atlantic Monthly in 1913.
Report from "Cinque" (Donald DeFreeze), describing Patricia Hearst's condition.
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