Pacifica Radio Archives Back to School Fund Drive National Broadcast
- 08/14/2014

WHAT: Pacifica Radio Archives Back to School Fund Drive Broadcast

WHEN: Tuesday, August 19  FROM 9 am - 9 pm

ALL REGULAR WBAI PROGRAMS WILL BE PREEMPTED FOR THIS IMPORTANT FUNDRAISER.

Where: On Pacifica Radio stations KPFA Berkeley, KPFK Los Angeles and WBAI NYC

Hosted by: Amy Goodman, Sonali Kolhatkar, Brian Edwards-Tiekert, Margaret Prescod, Mitch Jesserich, Eric Mann, Brian DeShazor, Mark Torres, Ian Masters and more.  

With the archival sounds of Robin Williams, Maya Angelou, Edward Said, Malcolm X, James Baldwin and many others.

GOAL:  $50,000

TO DONATE NOW PLEASE GO HERE

Funds will be used to:

*Maintain operations and services to Pacifica stations, its affiliate stations, researchers, scholars, documentarians, and general public;

*Continue or astounding preservation and access project - digitizing and processing deteriorating tapes, funded in part with grant funds;

*Match Grant funds from National Archives grant project, the California Audio Visual Preservation Project, and the American Archive of public broadcasting at the Library of Congress.

THE SCHEDULE:

Pacifica Radio Archives Back to School Fund Drive Broadcast

Tuesday, August 19th

From 6 am to 6 pm Pacific time

6 am      Democracy Now! Dr. Joy DeGruy on Post Traumatic Slave Syndrom and from 1964 -Pacifica infiltrates the KKK in Alabama.

7 am      Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod, Civil Rights and Ferguson, MO.

8 am      Uprising ! with Sonali Kolhatkar and Brian Edwards –Tiekert

                Looking back at Mississippi Freedom Summer, 1964

9 am      Democracy Now! repeat

10 am    Letters and Politics with Mitch Jesserich

                Middle East Teach-In with Edward Said, Robert Fisk and for a bit of levity, George Carlin, 1975

11 am    Repeat Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod

12 pm    The Ballad of Pete Seeger, a Pacifica original radio documentary

1 pm      Repeat Uprising ! with Sonali Kolhatkar and Brian Edwards –Tiekert

                Looking back at Mississippi Freedom Summer, 1964

2 pm      Repeat Letters and Politics with Mitch Jesserich

3 pm      Pacifica Radio Archives hosts

                American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982

4 pm      Eric Mann

                Malcolm X: 50th anniversary of his speech, “the Ballot or the Bullet”

 5 pm     Ian Masters and Background Briefing

                Gore Vidal on the Eve of War, 2003; 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement –Mario Savio

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