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Macbird! / by Barbara Garson ; directed by Phil Austin.

Program Title:
Macbird! / by Barbara Garson ; directed by Phil Austin.
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Aircheck of a live performance of MacBird!, by playwright Barbara Garson (1941 - ), directed by KPFK' Phil Austin (1941 - ), which opened that month (January 1967?) at the Village Gate in New York City. MacBird! is a 1967 satire by Barbara Garson that superimposed the transferral of power following the Kennedy assassination onto the plot of Shakespeare's Macbeth (from Wikipedia). Actors include Ken Greenwald, Richard Paul, Philip Proctor, Carol Samuels, Dianne Turley[sp?]. Music by Leon Levitt, Jimmy Weiss and Michael Dayton. Narrated by Dave Osmond.

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Date Recorded on: 
1 Jan. 1967.
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFK, 1 Jan. (live) and 5 July 1967.
Item duration: 
1 reel (74 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1967.
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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