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Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois, 1968

WBAI’s Bob Fass, reporting from Chicago on August 27, 1968

The last days of August, 1968 were probably the most tumultuous of the 1960s. Tens of thousands of protesters had arrived in Chicago, Illinois to protest the Vietnam War at the Democratic National Convention. By August 27, the city’s police department had, over the previous two nights, relentlessly attacked demonstrators, reporters, and newspaper photographers. The nation’s most […]

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Sex and Broadcasting: A Documentary About WFMU

WFMU doc will screen soon in New York, then San Francisco

Some tickets are still available for Sex and Broadcasting: A Film About WFMU (our review here). The documentary will premiere at the Doc NYC festival on November 15 and 17. Director Tim K. Smith will appear at both showings at the IFC Film Center in Manhattan. There’s also a San Francisco showing scheduled for February. Full details […]

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Bob Fass: the documentary

This is turning into a significant year for documentaries about free form radio. We’ve already mentioned Freeform or Death, a film about WFMU-FM in New Jersey. Now comes Radio Unnameable, a doc about free form radio legend Bob Fass at Pacifica station WBAI in New York City. Fass began his remarkable career there in 1963. […]

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