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.
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.
Halloween Fantasy: Vampires October 25, 2017 | 5:00 am
Halloween Fantasy: Vampires, first broadcast on KPFA in Berkeley, California on October 31, 1971. This original program mixes music, literary excerpts, dramatic readings and humor to present an audio history of Bram Stoker�s immortal Count Dracula character - and the man who set the precedence for Dracula on film - Bela Lugosi.
Dolores Huerta 80th Birthday Concert October 11, 2017 | 5:00 am
On Friday evening, August 13, 2010 celebrities, musicians, activists and even President Barrack Obama gathered under the stars at the open air Greek Theatre in Los Angeles California to wish United Farmworker co-founder Dolores Huerta a happy 80th Birthday.