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.
Indian Tales Jamie de Angulo 1949 oldest public radio recording May 9, 2018 | 5:00 am
This week we offer up an hour of storytelling from the oldest surviving recording in all of Public Broadcasting, dating back to 1949, the year Pacifica flagship station KPFA introduced listener sponsored non-commercial media to Berkeley, California and the world. You are going to hear Indian Tales, Native American stories recorded by Jaime De Angulo four years before the first publication in 1953. This from the forward of the 1997 - North Point Press publication.
Labor Teach-In May 2, 2018 | 5:00 am
We'll hear selections from Pacifica documentaries about the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire and the 1934 San Francisco Waterfront Strike, seminal events in labor history. We'll also explore how May Day celebrations manifest themselves in different ways here at home and around the world - as author and activist Sabina Virgo weaves together the evolution of May Day to include the fight for peace, equality, and justice.
East LA Walkouts 50 Year Anniversary April 18, 2018 | 5:00 am
In this program we present Pacifica's March 13 1968 interview with then UCLA student Juan Gomez, who was one of the advisors to the High School Students. The list of high schooler demands are read currently by Nancy Sanchez. We will also present comments and sounds from the California State Los Angeles University 50th Anniversary Commemoration event held March 2, 2018. KPFK host Sally Alexander UCLA Grad Student Juan Gomez 1968