The History Of Funk

The History Of Funk – July 14, 2006 at 10:00pm

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"How Radio Was Done" Part 9 (Solo): From the late ’40s into the early ’50s, we continue to cover developments of the time on the radio. Howard Hughes’ Spruce Goose "flight" is covered live in 1947, the Beats emerge to become beatniks, dope enters mainstream radio fiction, Lenny Bruce ties for first place on Arthur … Continued


CounterSpin

Counterspin – July 14, 2006

Guests: Mark Weisbrot on Mexican election; James Zogby on Gaza crisis This week on CounterSpin: The still-unresolved presidential election in Mexico is a lot of things to the US press: a test of the appeal of trade deals like NAFTA, or a referendum on left-wing populism. It’s no surprise that the consensus media favorite among … Continued


Over the Edge

Over the Edge – July 14, 2006

"How Radio Was Done" Part 9 (Solo): From the late ’40s into the early ’50s, we continue to cover developments of the time on the radio. Howard Hughes’ Spruce Goose "flight" is covered live in 1947, the Beats emerge to become beatniks, dope enters mainstream radio fiction, Lenny Bruce ties for first place on Arthur … Continued


Womens Magazine

Women’s Magazine – July 10, 2006

KPFA’s Women’s Magazine will look at two women spiritual teachers, Arrina Weisman and Cheryl Dawson. Arinna Weisman has studied insight meditation with Ruth Denison and Thich Nhat Hanh and in many other traditions. Locally, she leads LGBT meditation retreats at Spirit Rock and she is the co-author of the book, "A Beginner’s Guide to Insight … Continued


The History Of Funk

The History Of Funk – July 7, 2006 at 10:00pm

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"How Radio Was Done" Part 8 (Another UFO). Still in the time frame of Part 7 (Late ’40s and early ’50s) we focus in depth on the birth of both the atomic age and the modern UFO phenomenon as they both appeared on radio of the time. As post war atomic bomb testing on Bikini … Continued


CounterSpin

Counterspin – July 7, 2006

John Feffer on North Korea Neil DeMause on welfare and poverty This week on CounterSpin: North Korea’s launch of several missiles on July 4th revealed once again the sensational and crisis-driven nature of US media coverage of North Korea. While media dredged up stories of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il’s irrationality and eccentricity, coverage … Continued


Over the Edge

Over the Edge – July 7, 2006

"How Radio Was Done" Part 8 (Another UFO). Still in the time frame of Part 7 (Late ’40s and early ’50s) we focus in depth on the birth of both the atomic age and the modern UFO phenomenon as they both appeared on radio of the time. As post war atomic bomb testing on Bikini … Continued


Flashpoints

Flashpoints – July 6, 2006

Coverage of the mexican presidential election: Calderon squeaks by Obredor by less than one half percent of the vote; live report from John Ross in Mexico City. Israeli occupiers push deep into Gaza killing or wounding dozens. The first in our series on women resisting war, interview with performance artist Sherry Glazer.


The History Of Funk

The History Of Funk – June 30, 2006 at 10:00pm

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"How Radio Was Done" Part 7 (Solo): A 5-hour edition covers the defeat of Germany and the continuing war with Japan. Orsen Welles returns with his brand of patriotism in the Lockheed Vega program, "Ceiling Unlimited," Nazi death camps are exposed by Edward Murrow, and battlefield radio covers island invasions across the pacific until the … Continued


Over the Edge

Over the Edge – June 30, 2006

"How Radio Was Done" Part 7 (Solo): A 5-hour edition covers the defeat of Germany and the continuing war with Japan. Orsen Welles returns with his brand of patriotism in the Lockheed Vega program, "Ceiling Unlimited," Nazi death camps are exposed by Edward Murrow, and battlefield radio covers island invasions across the pacific until the … Continued