11:00 AM Tues - Thurs
The Talkies showcases the wealth of authors, artists, activists, theater and music in the Bay Area and beyond through interviews, call-ins, and readings.
Hosted by one of KPFA’s best known programmers, Kris Welch has lived and worked in the Bay Area for a good portion of her adult life. Kris is a natural storyteller, seasoned communicator and a master of the art of radio. She is excited to be host to a variety of stories emanating from the Bay Area scene along with National and Regional stories with local reverberations. The Talkies seeks to help us get to know each other and share our lives and passions through the intimacy of the broadcast word.
Katrina may have been a force of aggravated nature, but the vastness of this disaster is strictly man-made. Live from New Orleans, and live from Houston: reports on the evidence of a super power’s impotence and inadequacy. Plus: Labor Day from the women’s point of view. With host Kris Welch, nine to ten a.m.
Arguably the most famous leaker in American history, for his release in 1971 of the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg joins us to talk about Karl Rove, the Downing Street minutes, and the Plame leak—and about how it’s been more fun to read the news lately. He’ll also take your calls. With host Kris Welch, nine … Continued