Richard O. Moore (February 26, 1920 – March 26, 2015)

Richard Moore was one of the original founders of listener-supported KPFA and Pacifica Foundation along with Lewis Hill and Eleanor McKinney. On April 15th 1949, Moore was the presenter of the first program on KPFA’s air: Anglo-American Folk Ballads. Moore was a published poet and a close associate of Kenneth Rexroth’s intellectual circle in San … Continued


We’re joined in studio by Barney Frank, former Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts. Barney Frank was the first openly gay man to serve in the US Congress and chaired the House Financial Services Committee from 2007 to 2011. His new autobiography, Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage, was published this … Continued



              “A Matter of War & Peace”: Iran, Powers Near Preliminary Deal in face of Congress-Israel Opposition; Former Mideast Peace Envoy George Mitchell on U.S.-Israel Showdown over Iran, Palestinian Statehood; Ex-Sen. George Mitchell: Freed Whistleblower on Azerbaijan Corruption Should Never Have Been Jailed; “Straights Only”? Indiana Faces Boycotts, Protests … Continued


Democracy Now

Democracy Now – March 30, 2015

            Attorney for Bowe Bergdahl: Army Report Shows Ex-POW Left Base to Report Wrongdoing, Not Desert Unit; Ex-U.S. Official on Bowe Bergdahl Charges: Why Are We Vilifying an Ex-POW Tortured by Taliban?; Iran Nuclear Talks Near Deadline Amid “Air of Inevitability Combined with Tremendous Uncertainty”; TSA Checklist Exposed: “Suspicious Signs” … Continued