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Audio Recording

An Interview with Sister Ita Ford [Sound recording]

David Helvarg interviews Sister Ita Ford, a Maryknoll Sister working in El Salvador during 1980. She was murdered there on 12/4/80. A few days before her death she talked about her work; the potential food scarcity in El Salvador, the refugees, liberation theology, and the polarization of El Salvadoreans. Pacifica Radio Archives, 1980. 19 min.

An Interview with Steve Biko.

The South African civil rights activist discusses the history of the black Consciousness Movement, its relations with other black Nationalist groups and with whites working for change, as well as his hopes for a peaceful transition to a non-segregated society in South Africa. 24 min.

April 18, 1906, 5:16 am [sound recording]

History of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and the resulting fire, compiled from interviews with the survivors, newspaper accounts, interspersed with cuts from recordings of the songs popular in 1906. Pacific Tape Library, [198?]

Asian-American Women v. The Women's Movement.

A panel of Asian American women talk about their experiences and disillusionment with the Women's Movement. 33 min.

Bishop Desmond Tutu Addresses the California State Legislature.

Nobel Peace Prize winner, Bishop Desmond Tutu, addressing the California State Legislature in May, 1985, describes how South African and President Reagan's policies are making non-violence less of a viable channel for social change in South Africa. 1981. 20 min.

Black Fiction in America Roger Rosenblatt. [Audio Recording]

Excerpted from Roger Rosenblatt's book: Black fiction. Cassette 1. Introduction -- Native Son (1940) / R. Wright -- Cassette 2. Native Son (1940) / R. Wright -- Go tell it on the mountain (1953) / J. Baldwin -- Cassette 3. Go tell it on the mountain (1953) / J. Baldwin -- Cane (1923) / J. Toomer -- Big boy leaves home (1938) / R. Wright --Home to Harlem (1927) / C. McKay -- Their eyes were watching God (1937) / Z. Hurston -- Best of Simple (1961) / L. Hughes -- Cassette 4. Not without laughter (1930) / L. Hughes -- Uncalled (1896) / P. Dunbar -- Cassette 5. -- Country place (1947) / A.

Black History Month 1992: Race and culture, Race and Identity. [Audio Recording]

Side B ("Race and identity"), Jeffrey C. Stewart and Hortense Spillers discuss ethnicity and the Harlem Renaissance social critic Alain Locke. 1992. c 30 min.

Blind Justice [Sound recording]

Interviewer: Safi wa Nairobi. A radio interview with two low vision visual artists who have learned how to ovecome and use their blindness in the cultural arts. Includes interviews, poetry and music from Charles Curtis Blackwell and Donald Cunningham.Aired on KPFA on October 21, 2005," as a segment on Pushing Limits.

Breaking the Blacklist. [Sound Recording]

This documentary explores blacklisting in the entertainment industry in the U.S. in the 1940's and 1950's. 1998. 56 min.

Carlos Fuentes: The United States and Latin America.

Center for Latin American Studies Lecture Series, UC Berkeley, September 29, 1988. Berkeley Language Center-- Speech Archive SA 1673-1/2

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