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Fund Drive Special – Brian Fagan on ancient civilizations in climate crisis; Plus Gary Kamiya with more tales of San Francisco

Powell Street near Market Street in San Francisco, 1959 | Image by Roger Wollstadt is licensed under CC 2.0

On today’s show:

0:08 – Distinguished professor emeritus of Anthropology at UC Santa Barbara Brian Fagan has authored numerous books on anthropology. His most recent book, co-authored with Nadia Durrani, is entitled Climate Chaos: Lessons on Survival from Our Ancestors.

Fund Drive Premium – Pledge $150 for your own copy of Brian Fagan and Nadia Durrani’s Climate Chaos

1:08 – Gary Kamiya, co-founder of salon.com, history columnist at the SF
Chronicle joins us to discuss his latest book, Spirits of San Francisco: Voyages through the Unknown City.

Fund Drive Premium – Pledge $100 and receive a copy of Gary Kamiya’s Spirits of San Francisco as a gift from us. Pledge $350 to KPFA and join Gary Kamiya aboard Tideline Tours for a 90 minute history tour. The boat embarks from the SF Ferry Building on Saturday, November 6th, at 11 AM. The boat ride comes includes a signed copy of Gary Kamiya’s Spirits of San Francisco.

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