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.
The Great Wall of Los Angeles Mural Project September 10, 2014 | 5:00 am
On this edition of From The Vault, we present the 1984 documentary on The Great Wall of Los Angeles, an ambitious beautification project conceived in 1974 that resulted in one of the world's longest murals at 2700 feet and growing.
Back-to-School National Broadcast August 27, 2014 | 5:00 am
This week on From the Vault we present highlights from our Back-to-School twelve-hour national broadcast that supported the Pacifica Radio Archives mission to discover, restore and make accessible the audio treasures in our collection.
Edward Said August 20, 2014 | 5:00 am
Edward Said would use his duel heritage to help bridge the gap between the West and the Middle East and to improve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with his acute and sober analysis. Today we will present selections from Pacifica Radio Archive’s thirty-year history with Dr. Said.
Sojourner Truth: Being a Sign Unto the People August 6, 2014 | 5:00 am
We present a program on the life of Sojourner Truth. Produced in 1979 by Darcell King, Sojourner Truth: Being a Sign Unto the People takes you with Truth as she travels around the country on foot telling others how she was abused as a slave, how she was sold and exploited, and how she gained her liberty.
The Changing United Nations July 16, 2014 | 5:00 am
This week on From the Vault we journey back with Pacifica flagship station KPFA in Berkeley to October 27th, 1961 and listen to the brilliant public affairs director Elsa Knight Thompson introduce an extraordinary group of speakers gathered to evaluate the importance of the United Nations in international politics, as part of United Nations Week.