From the Tennessee Valley Authority to the federal theatre project, Roosevelt’s’ New Deal of the 1930’s dramatically altered America’s infrastructure in lasting ways. Now President Obama wants a New Deal too –– only this one is green. Obama plans to create more than two-and-half million “green” jobs over the next two years. But will these … Continued
The KPFA Evening News (Saturday)
6:00 PM Pacific Time: Saturday
Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.
“Legendary” Los Angeles poet/performer Michael C. Ford is interviewed by Jack Foley. Ford gave his first poetry reading in 1969; the other readers were Jim Morrison, who had encouraged Ford to participate and who was arranging the reading, Michael McClure, whom Ford met for the first time, and Jack Hirschman, who had been Ford’s teacher. … Continued