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.
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.
The Collected Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer March 4, 2015 | 5:00 am
We listen to the speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer, the iconic civil rights activist and leader of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, in a collection mixed by Terabu Betsuri in 1989 celebrating the 40th anniversary of Pacifica Radio.
Filmmakers Sir David Lean, CBE and Richard Bolt at the San Francisco Film Festival, 1970 February 25, 2015 | 5:00 am
We celebrate the art of cinema with a trip back to 1970 for a visit with one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century, Sir David Lean, CBE.
James Baldwin 1963 and Invisible Man Reading Part 1 (1995) February 10, 2015 | 5:00 am
The Free and The Brave : James Baldwin ; Lawrence Fishburne reads from Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in London, 1964 January 28, 2015 | 5:00 am
We proudly feature a recently discovered and previously unknown recording of a speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 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.