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.
W.E.B. Dubois: 100 Years of The Souls of Black Folk (Part One) February 21, 2018 | 5:00 am
We kick off 2018 Black History Month by featuring rare recordings of one of America’s greatest intellectuals, W.E.B. DuBois. In 2003, Pacifica Radio Archives celebrated the 100 year anniversary of the publication of The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B DuBois with a two hour special tribute.
An Evening of Insurrections with Harry Gamboa, Jr. February 7, 2018 | 5:00 am
This panel discussion features several artists that helped expand the role of art in California Latino and Chicano communities, including painter Ramiro Gomez, artist and archivist Guadalupe Rosales, and UCLA ethnomusicologist and author Chon Noriega.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in London, 1964 January 31, 2018 | 5:00 am
We proudly feature a recording of a speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., discovered in December 2014. The recording has been verified as the only known recording of the 62-minute speech made in London on December 7, 1964, and is thought to be the only known record of a comprehensive public statement by King on apartheid in South Africa.
Global Meltdown (Three Mile Island and Global Warming) December 6, 2017 | 5:00 am
This week on From the Vault, we're featuring the chilling documentary "Accidents Will Happen," an uncompromising look at the miasma created by Three-Mile Island nuclear facility. Produced by Alan Snitow and Aileen Alfandary, this incredible piece includes actuality on ground, statements by public relations staff for the utility company, physicists, politicians, President Carter, and consumer advocates - on what actually happened and what the effects were locally and nationally.
We'll also hear renowned nuclear activist and Dr. Helen Caldicott weigh in on the issues of nuclear energy and global warming.
Ganienkeh: An Iroquois Tale November 14, 2017 | 5:00 am
Tim McGovern�s 1976 documentary Ganienkeh, an eye-opening probe into the theft of over nine million acres of land from the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy, traditional land that was guaranteed and titled by six separate treaties, including a 1792 agreement signed by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.
The Resistance of the Maya November 8, 2017 | 5:00 am
This week we celebrate Native American Heritage Month by presenting the 1981 program The Resistance of the Maya, tracing the history of the Mayan civilization, from it's precolumbian Golden Era to it's current struggles in a modern world.