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The Sound and the fury : a tape history of KPFK / produced by Mike Hodel, Lucia Chappelle, and other KPFK station members.

Program Title:
The Sound and the fury : a tape history of KPFK / produced by Mike Hodel, Lucia Chappelle, and other KPFK station members.
PRA Archive #: 
KZ1972
Description: 

Examination of the history of Los Angeles' Pacifica Station, which has bettled for Constitutional Rights and minority issues since its inception.

r.1. Station goes on air : July 29, 1959 ; Early disorder ; Various perspectives aired ; Music and public affairs focus ; Station's physical description ; Enthusiasm of the counter culture movement ; 1961 move to Cahuenga Boulevard West ; International music sampling ; Eichman documentary ; John Birch Society Handbook ; Dorothy Healy struggle ; Fundraising efforts ; Broadening the arts and public affairs ; Watts uprising coverage ; Late Night Rap by Elliot Mintz ; First love-in ; Rennaissance Pleasure Faire ; Mintz leaves the air (60 min.) -- r.2. Marvin Siegleman, 1967 General Manager ; Loss of revenue and lay-offs ; Owen DeLong, 1971 Program Director ; DeLong answers to the station's staff ; Siegleman and DeLong leave ; Will Lewis as General Manager ; Ruth Hershman new Program Director ; Watergate hearings ; Patricial Hearst and the SLA ; Weather Underground documents and Will Lewis' jailing ; LAPD search of KPFK ; Factionalization of KPFK : Jim Berland vs Ruth Hershman ; Will Lewis leaves in 1977 ; Jim Berland's multi-ethinic and multi-ethnic programming ; Clare Spark Program Director ; Mark Cooper and the new guard ; Carl Stone leaves ; Forming the Collectivo ; Clare Spark and Mark Cooper fired by Jim Berland ; Jim Berland leaves in 1984 ; Molly Lowry, new Manager ; Financial crisis ; Station shut-down owing to crisis ; Molly Lowry leaves (60 min.) -- r.3. Susan Anderson and Manager ; Roy Tuckman's respects of Anderson ; Station problems ; Appealing to the community to strengthen the station ; Allegations of racism ; Changing station leadership ; South African Christmas Special ; Tarabu Betserai, Station Manager ; Mario Casetta on progressive organizations ; Iran-Contra coverage ; FCC and indecent materials on the air ; Memorials of KPFK personell : Hershel Lyman, Jack Gariss, Jack Hodell ; Don Rush on the News Department ; Alan Fong, Station Manager (60 min.).

Station: 
Date Recorded on: 
July 1991.
Date Broadcast on: 
-0-
Item duration: 
3 reels (180 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.
Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1991.
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, Mark@PacificaRadioArchives.org
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