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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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Carl [Wolfson] in the Morning

Carl Wolfson to sign off from XRAY-FM on Monday

XRAY-FM of Portland reports that morning show host Carl Wolfson will say goodbye on Monday, February 15, during the course of his 7-9 am program. We’ve written about Wolfson’s impending exit, he citing listeners angry about his comments critical of presidential aspirant Bernie Sanders. In an email blast XRAY adds: “to our members and friends: Yes, […]

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Pacifica Radio Archives gets $128k grant for US women history-makers project

The National Archives has awarded the Pacifica Radio Archives $128,241 to complete its “American Women Making History and Culture” project. Specifically: “To support a two year project to preserve and make accessible a collection of approximately 1,644 historical radio programs (2,013 reel-to-reel audio recordings) documenting American Women Making History and Culture from 1963-1982.” This is […]

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