KPFA Free Speech Radio Turns 50

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KPFA Free Speech Radio Turns 50

Excerpts from an April 15, 1999 recording of KPFA's 50th Anniversary... Demonstration to protest of the firing of KPFA's general manager Nicole Sawaya. Speakers represented in the video clip include radio host Larry Bensky, Dennis Bernstein, host of Flashpoints, Susan Stone, KPFA staff and Barbara Lubin of the Middle East Children's Alliance.

Produced by L A Wood

Libin sites this gathering to be the first organizing meeting to keep our KPFA radio station. (She was right) Bensly states he now has the distinction of being fired for speaking freely on Free Speech Radio… There are lessons to be learned from the past.

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