Who'll Save Pacifica Radio Archives' Treasure Trove of Progressive Voices?
The Pacifica Radio Archives calls the second story of KPFK's North Hollywood station home for now. Endless reels of radical radio are stored at a cool 64 degrees with controlled humidity levels. The storage provides safekeeping for the Pacifica Network's five-station legacy of documenting social movements since 1949. Rare recordings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Upton Sinclair, Rosa Parks and Malcolm X form part its gems. But is the archives' precious collection at peril?
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