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A public meeting before jail / David Harris and Joan Baez

Program Title:
A public meeting before jail / David Harris and Joan Baez
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An event featuring David Harris speaking about his pending conviction for draft resistance. Joan Baez Harris, Jeffrey Shurtleff and "Fondle"[unclear], referring to themselves as the Struggle Mountain Resistance Band, perform songs together before and after David Harris' speech. Loren Basham of The Resistance moderates. Event recorded at the Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco on Independence Day, July 4, 1969. Note for intro: David Harris is scheduled to have a warrant issued for his arrest on Tuesday (July 15), and will probably be arrested no later than Wednesday, according to information received from his attorneys. His jail sentence is three years for draft resistance. Technical notes: Part 1 of this program is the first half of this tape (to leader); part 2, which should be segued as tightly as possible (applause ends first segment & begins second), is on reel 2; Part 3 is second half of this reel, and should be segued tightly after applause fades at end of part 2. Note: Reel 1 at 15 ips, Reel 2 at 7.5 ips.

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Date Recorded on: 
July 4, 1969 at Glide Memorial Church, San Francisco.
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA, 16 July 1969.
Total duration (All reels): 
2 reels (63 min.) : 15 ips, stereo.
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1969.
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230,
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This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email:  americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.

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