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Program Transcripts

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Interviews
Conversations
Protests, Rallies, Demonstrations (funded by the Ford Foundation)

Here you will find full, written transcripts of a few of the most significant arts and cultural heritage recordings which were preserved and restored by the the Pacifica Radio Archives Preservation & Access Project.

Interviews

John Cage

A Conversation with John Cage [transcript]

Composer John Cage interviewed by Richard Friedman in 1969. KPFA, 1970.

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Quentin Crisp

The Naked Civil Servant [transcript]. Quentin Crisp interviewed by Jessica Schuman. KPFK, 1978. [posted April 7, 2005]

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Lena Horne

Lena: A Sound Portrait of a Multifaceted Lady [transcript]. Singer Lena Horne interviewed by Gene Delassi. KPFA, 1966 [posted April 11, 2005]

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Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde: To Be Young, Lesbian, and Black in the '50s [transcript]. Poet Audre Lorde interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth. KPFK, 1982. [posted April 11, 2005]

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Odetta

Odetta [transcript]. Interviewed by Celestine Ware. WBAI, 1971. [posted April 25, 2005]

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Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson: World Citizen [transcript]. interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Harold Winkler. KPFA, 1958. [posted May 2, 2005]

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Conversations

The Female Angst [transcript]. Songwriter/performer Dory Previn and writers Anais Nin and Joan Didion. Produced by Sally Davis. KPFK, 1972. [posted December 7, 2005]

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Malvina and Dorothy [transcript]. Conversation between folk music legend Malvina Reynolds and communist broadcaster Dorothy Healey. KPFK, 1978. [posted April 7, 2005] Listen to audio.

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Protests, Rallies, Demonstrations

Funded by the Ford Foundation.


Ford Icon Democratic National Convention in Chicago. August 28, 1968. Includes Allen Ginsberg's address to demonstrators and the Chicago police. [Archives #BB4550] Read transcript (PDF format). Listen to audio.
Ford Icon Women for Peace Rally, Berkeley, California, 1961. [Archives #BB0567] Read transcript. Listen to audio.
Ford Icon Freedom Now! Documentary on Civil Rights march in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963. Produced by Dale Minor and Chris Koch. [Archives #BB0385A, BB0385B] Read transcript, Part I (PDF format). Read transcript, Part II (PDF format). Listen to audio, Part I; Listen to audio, Part II.
Ford Icon Adlai Stevenson, former presidential candidate, speaks in support of nominee John Fitzgerald Kennedy at the Democratic Party Rally, San Francisco, California, 1960. [Archives #BB1372.01] Read transcript (PDF format). Listen to audio.
Ford Icon Adlai Stevenson, former presidential candidate, speaks in support of nominee John Fitzgerald Kennedy and the Democratic Party at the Textile Workers Union Convention, Chicago, 1960. [Archives #BB1372.02] Read transcript (PDF format). Listen to audio.
Ford Icon Anti-war moratorium rally, Washington, D.C., 1969. [Archives #BB3743] Read transcript (PDF format). Listen to audio.
Ford Icon A Night in Chicago: documentary on demonstrations at the Democratic National Convention, 1968. Produced by Elsa Knight Thompson. [Archives #BB2159] Read transcript (PDF format). Listen to audio.
Ford Icon Rally for the Harrisburg 13, accused of conspiring to kidnap Henry Kissinger. Introduced by Father Henry Brown. New York City, March, 1971. [Archives #BB4264] Read transcript (PDF format). Listen to audio.
Ford Icon Rally at Danbury Federal Correctional Institution protesting the holding of political prisoners in Vietnam and the United States, particularly Fathers Philip and Daniel Berrigan. August 18 [19?], 1971. [Archives #BB4362] Read transcript (PDF format). Listen to audio.
Ford Icon Pro-Nixon rally, presidential campaign, Madison Square Garden, New York City, 1968. [Archives # BB3541] Read transcript (PDF format). Listen to audio.

 


The Pacifica Radio Archives Preservation & Access Project is funded (in part) by awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, grants from the GRAMMY Foundation(r), The Ford Foundation, The Pacifica Foundation, supporters of the Pacifica Radio Archives, members of the Adopt-a-Tape program, and listeners to Pacifica Radio Stations, KPFA, KPFK, KPFT, WBAI, WPFW.

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