Listen live to former Special Counsel Mueller’s testimony to Congress about his report into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential Election and alleged obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump. This special live broadcast is co-hosted by Pacifica’s KPFA Mitch Jeserich and Cat Brooks starting at 5:30 am Pacific Time on Wednesday, July 24 2019. … Continued


The Battle for People’s Park: 50th Anniversary On Wednesday May 15th 2019, the fiftieth anniversary of Bloody Thursday when the University of California retook People’s Park by force, Heyday publisher/executive director Steve Wasserman moderated a panel featuring The Battle for People’s Park, Berkeley 1969 author Tom Dalzell and Mayor Jesse Arreguín, Michael Delacour, Judy Gumbo, Ruth Rosen, Donovan Rundle, Dove … Continued


Evicted

A couple months ago, KPFA brought you a documentary on day to day life in a homeless community in Oakland near Home Depot in Fruitvale called The Community of Grace. That was a community that was more or less self-organized: the people there set rules, enforced them, chose who to let move in, and who … Continued


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Memorial Day Special Part 13

Jimi Hendrix, Part 4 In 1982, twelve years after Hendrix’s untimely death at the age of 27, a team of talented producers (including Bari Scott, Craig Street and Don West) from Pacifica’s flagship station KPFA 94.1 FM – Berkeley enlisted the help of biographer David Henderson, author of Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child of the Aquarian … Continued


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Memorial Day Special Part 12

Jimi Hendrix, Part 3 In 1982, twelve years after Hendrix’s untimely death at the age of 27, a team of talented producers (including Bari Scott, Craig Street and Don West) from Pacifica’s flagship station KPFA 94.1 FM – Berkeley enlisted the help of biographer David Henderson, author of Jimi Hendrix: Voodoo Child of the Aquarian … Continued


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Memorial Day Special Part 10

Van Morrison Van Morrison, after spending the 1960’s in New York, headed west to Marin County, California – just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, and started recording his Tupelo Honey album. It was then that KPFA’s Dan McCloskey caught up with Van Morrison at his home, and they spoke at length about … Continued


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Memorial Day Special Part 9

Revolution Rewind, Part 2 War, protests, political assassinations, be-ins, national elections, rock -and-roll, civil rights movements… 1968 was a pivotal year in American history — and Pacifica was there to report on it, with perspectives and insights not offered elsewhere in radio journalism. Forty years later, the Pacifica Radio Archives is making available one-of-a-kind recordings … Continued