Wednesday at 5:00 am
Pacifica Radio Archives’ “From the Vault”
Each week the Pacifica Radio Archives chooses a program “From the Vault” of broadcasts in a half-hour program.
Charlene Teters and Wounded Knee January 6, 2016 | 5:00 am
We remember the 125th anniversary of the Wounded Knee Massacre with a 1998 Pacifica program commemorating the 25th anniversary of the American Indian Movement’s (AIM) occupation of three buildings on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
Marsha Hunt, Actress, Humanitarian and Longtime-Activist December 30, 2015 | 5:00 am
Marsha Hunt, actress, humanitarian and longtime-activist for a variety of social causes including education, homelessness, and world hunger.
Dalton Trumble December 23, 2015 | 5:00 am
We salute one of America’s greatest screenwriters and novelists, Dalton Trumbo, who is known as much for his Academy Award-winning scripts as he is for being one of the infamous “Hollywood Ten,” a group of Hollywood film industry professionals blacklisted for publicly denouncing the tactics of the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) in the late 1940’s.
Tribute to John Trudell December 16, 2015 | 5:00 am
December 8, 2015, the world lost one of the great activists working for the cause of Native American rights, John Trudell but before we honor John Trudell s life we open the program by revisiting a recording from 2002, long before we started From the Vault. It was a time when public hysteria was being fanned by media following the tragic events of 9/11.
History for the Holidays December 9, 2015 | 5:00 am
This week on From the Vault, we feature the second of a two-part special titled History for the Holidays, which highlights poems and songs from Pacifica Radio Archives, and includes excerpts from Music for the Holidays, a compilation of holiday tunes donated by prominent musicians. In this episode, we’ll hear from Robert Frost (in a 1956 reading), the New York Kantorei (Free Music Store Concert from 1972), Dorothy Day, and music from Jackson Browne, El Vez, Gaby Moreno, and Holly Near with Brian Lane Green.