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Author: Veronica SelverSharon WoodSusan FanshelAlice WalkerMatthew LasarAll authors
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 2000.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1949, America's first listener-supported community radio station, KPFA, began broadcasting from Berkeley, Calif. The station quickly became a living testament to free speech and cultural diversity -- a vital community of the air that often found itself embroiled in conflict. This film reviews KPFA's passionate 50-year history, including its founding by pacifists and poets, through alternative news coverage of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Veronica Selver; Sharon Wood; Susan Fanshel; Alice Walker; Matthew Lasar; Roy Finch; Joy Hill; Lew Hill; Eleanor McKinney; Richard Moore; Robert Schutz; William Mandel; Chris Koch; Dale Minor; Bari Scott; Isabel Alegria; Alan Snitow; Larry Bensky; Charles Amirkhanian; Pat Scott; Pete Bramson; Independent Television Service.; Selver Productions, Inc.; California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 44400586
Credits: Producer/director, Veronica Selver ; co-producer/writer, Sharon Wood ; editor/writer, Susan Fanshel ; photography, Stephen Lighthill ... [et al.].
Performer(s): Narrator: Alice Walker.
Commentary: Matthew Lasar, Roy Finch, Joy Hill, voice of Lew Hill, Eleanor McKinney, Richard Moore, voice of Alan Watts, Robert Schutz, William Mandel, Chris Koch, Dale Minor, Bari Scott, Isabel Alegria, Alan Snitow, Larry Bensky, Charles Amirkhanian, Pat Scott, Pete Bramson.
Description: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: [presented by] Independent Television Service ; Selver Productions, Inc.

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In 1949, America's first listener-supported community radio station, KPFA, began broadcasting from Berkeley, Calif. The station quickly became a living testament to free speech and cultural diversity -- a vital community of the air that often found itself embroiled in conflict. This film reviews KPFA's passionate 50-year history, including its founding by pacifists and poets, through alternative news coverage of the McCarthy hearings, peace issues, race relations, nuclear disarmanent, nuclear power, student protests, the Black Panther Movement, and the Vietnam War, to the present day challenges that confront this ongoing experiment in democratic media.

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