"Enter the Vaults!"

In our 45 years of operation, KAOS has presented a variety of personalities, musicians and talents. We'd like to celebrate our history by delving deep into the Pacifica Archives, remembering the best and brightest we've had the pleasure of broadcasting!

A conversation between Professor Angela Davis and the University of Southern California's Dr. Michele Turner at an event entitled Angela Davis: A Lifetime of Revolution.

Recorded February 23, 2015 and aired February 7th, 2018

Angela Davis: A Lifetime of Revolution

Featuring the collected speeches of voting rights activist, Fannie Loy Hamer mixed by Terabu Betsuri in 1989 celebrating the 40th anniversary of Pacifica Radio. Includes excerpts from a 1965 interview by Colin Edwards in Berkeley, the documentary "The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer," a speech at the Vietnam Moratorium rally at U.C. Berkeley, and from "Profiles of Movement Activists II : Voices of the Civil Rights Movement."

Recorded February 13th, 2015 and aired February 14th, 2018

Fannie Lou Hamer

Presenting a radio special on Harriet Tubman's life and fight to help slaves escape to the North from a radio series called Great Women produced at KPFA in Berkeley by Darcell King in 1980. 

Recorded May 14th, 2015 and aired February 21st, 2018

Harriet Tubman: Great Women Series

We go back nearly half a century and immerse ourselves in a radio documentary on the confrontation over Civil Rights in Selma, Alabama. Includes rare audio of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and actuality of the march on Selma

Recorded January 15th, 2015 and aired February 28th, 2018

Second Battle of Selma


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