This week on From the Vault we present a Fourth of July-inspired episode centering on a 1970 Pacifica Radio Archives recording titled Honor America Day. Organized by President Nixon, hosted by Bob HopeHonor America Day was a showcase of patriotic observances and entertainment in Washington D.C. In true Pacifica vision, we’ve taken the liberty to remix this original recording with a few voices extra voices from the past – voices of the people in the arts, music, literature, poetry, activism, politics, education, theater, and film. Selections include the insights and musings of Alfre Woodard, Alice Walker , Howard Zinn, Mario Savio, Lena Horne, Norman Mailer, Stokely Charmichael, Rosa Parks, Bob Dylan, Jesse Jackson, Cesar Chavez, and many, many more.

Honor America Day

This week on From the Vault we present a Fourth of July-inspired episode centering on a 1970 Pacifica Radio Archives recording titled Honor America Day. Organized by President Nixon, hosted by Bob HopeHonor America Day was a showcase of patriotic observances and entertainment in Washington D.C. In true Pacifica vision, we’ve taken the liberty to remix this original recording with a few voices extra voices from the past – voices of the people in the arts, music, literature, poetry, activism, politics, education, theater, and film. Selections include the insights and musings of Alfre Woodard, Alice Walker , Howard Zinn, Mario Savio, Lena Horne, Norman Mailer, Stokely Charmichael, Rosa Parks, Bob Dylan, Jesse Jackson, Cesar Chavez, and many, many more.

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