Survival Sunday Antinuclear Rally at the Hollywood Bowl, 1979

Program Title:
Survival Sunday Antinuclear Rally at the Hollywood Bowl, 1979
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Aircheck from the live performance and broadcast of Survival Sunday, a "no nukes" rally held at the Hollywood Bowl on June 10, 1979. The event was also referred to as Survival Sunday II, as it was held a year after the first Survival Sunday antinuclear rally in Los Angeles. Reels 2, 3, 4, and 5 were preserved as part of the American Women project. Reels 1 and 6 were digitized in house at Pacifica.

Reel 1: Opening- host Anita Frankel gives rundown of schedule for the rally; interviews (China Syndrome) ; Mike Gray ; Deborah Lorenz ; Tom Thompson ; Bernice Johnson Reagon; Peter Yarrow ; Talk ; Peter Yarrow ; music by Pat Brody.

Reel 2: Pat Brody, continued; Holly Near; American Indians; Talking ; Jackson Browne.

Reel 3: Dr. Helen Caldicott ; Joan Baez; announcements; speakers "Alliance for Survival"; Graham Nash; Graham Nash and Jackson Browne with John Sebastian on harmonica; Ralph Nader.

Reel 4: Graham Nash continued; Ralph Nader; Lily Tomlin; John Sebastian, John Hall; announcements, including a taped Nader interview, speeches; Melissa Manchester; speeches.

Reel 5: announcements; Gil Scott-Heron; speaking; Jocko Marcellino; "Mork and Mindy" (Pam Dawber); Robin Williams; Peter Yarrow; John Denver; announcements; Peter, Paul and Mary .

Reel 6: Peter, Paul and Mary continued; speakers Robert Jung, Soledad Aletori, Peter Yarrow; Sweet Honey In The Rock; Peter, Paul & Mary, Gil Scott-Heron, Holly Near, Melissa Manchester, Graham Nash, et al; pitching and interview . Produced by D. Streett.

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Date Recorded on: 
Los Angeles, 10 June 1979.
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFK, 10 June 1979.
Total duration (All reels): 
6 reels (445 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1979
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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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