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 Poetry of Alta May 20, 2015 | 5:00 am
This week on From The Vault we present our 1972 recording of Alta Gerry, simply known as Alta in the Poetry World. Alta is an Award winning poet, but maybe more importantly credited with opening one of the early Feminist press houses in 1969, that created space for Women’s voices at a critical point in the 2nd Wave of Feminism.
Carlos Hagen Presents Chilean Folk Legend Violeta Parra 1973 May 6, 2015 | 5:00 am
This week on From The Vault we celebrate the godmother of Chilean New Folkloric movement or Nueva Cancion, Violeta Parra through her music and the stories of Pacifica producer Carlos Hagan (1973).
Stan Freberg, Satire Legend April 29, 2015 | 5:00 am
This week on From the Vault we pay homage to comedic legend Stan Freberg, who passed away on April 7th, 2015. From humble beginnings in Pasadena, California, Freberg went to Hollywood at the age of eighteen, and quickly made a name for himself as a master satirist, animation voice actor, and radio personality.
Flora Molton and Bessie Jone – Blues, Spirituals and Gospels March 25, 2015 | 5:00 am
We feature two relatively unknown but important female musicians, Flora Molton (1908-1990) and Bessie Jones (1902-1984).
Judy Chicago 1979 Buffy Sainte-Marie 1975 March 18, 2015 | 5:00 am
On this edition of From The Vault we present two special guests who were on Pacifica Radio at a very important point in their illustrious careers: Artist and educator Judy Chicago just before the opening of her Masterpiece installation The Dinner Party at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in 1979 and Singer-Songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie following the release of her first two MCA release Buffy and Changing Woman.