Larry Bensky Retrospective A two-hour look at the career and times of recently retired KPFA host and former Pacifica national affairs correspondent Larry Bensky, hosted by Aileen Alfandary and produced by Aaron Glantz.
A two-hour special broadcast, marking Larry’s last edition of "Sunday Salon." Dozens of folks from Larry’s radio past and present will gather in KPFA’s studios to share their memories with Larry: of radio/media in the Bay Area and what’s changed/what’s stayed the same, and of working with and knowing Larry… Please visit www.sundaysalon.org to read … Continued
Larry will broadcast from sister station KFCF in Fresno… Hour 1: Large Scale Commercial Agriculture vs. The Organic Family Farm… A discussion on crop viability and marketability in the Central Valley… Guests: Tom Willey, Organic Farmer, tdwilleyfarms.com Joe Santellano, Farm Manager for Sunnyside Packing Company. This company packs and distributes produce from a network of … Continued
In the first hour… Zdena Berger is a holocaust survivor; she spent the war years as a prisoner of the Germans in several concentration camps, including Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen. Her new novel, "Tell Me Another Morning" (Paris Press) is based on her experiences coming of age in the camps, and under the occupation. Then at … Continued
Sandra Lupien, Sunday Salon Producer and KPFA Evening News Co-anchor hosts the show. Larry Bensky returns April 15th… In the first hour… Food or Fuel? Do we have to choose? There’s a global initiative, with a major push by the Bush Administration, to shift from fossil fuels to plant-based bio-fuels to meet the world’s energy … Continued
An April Fool’s Day Special Theater, politics and comedy with guest host Charlie Varon. Charlie’s guests will include solo performer Dan Hoyle, whose show about oil politics in Nigeria, "Tings Dey Happen," is now in its third month at The Marsh in San Francisco.
In the First Hour… Pressure Politics Economics A look at media coverage of the U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq, it’s invasion of Afghanistan, and other U.S. wars in the past 35 years…throught the lens of the PBS Frontline series "News War." Guests: Steve Talbot, Series Editor for Frontline/World, and Lecturer at the UC Berkeley … Continued
In our first hour… As the 4-year anniversary approaches of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, we’ll take a look at the situation on the ground, in detention centers, in Congress, and at home…. We’ll also look at the possibility of the U.S. invasion of Iran… Our guests… Malihe Razazan, host of KPFA’s "Voices of the … Continued
This week on "Sunday Salon," Journalist/Author Peter Laufer sits in for Larry Bensky In the first hour… Peter Laufer is the author of "Wetback Nation: The Case For Opening The Mexican-American Border." Later this month, he’ll debate Peter Brimelow, author of the 1995 anti-immigration book " Alien Nation: Common Sense About America’s Immigration Disaster." Laufer … Continued
In the first hour… What promises to be a lively conversation with author and blogger Jane Smiley. Smiley is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post. Her new book is "Ten Days in the Hills" (Knopf). In the second hour… The new documentary "An Unreasonable Man" takes a look at the life and politics of … Continued