Against the Grain, for July 6, 2005 - 12:00pm
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KPFA & Pacifica: The Early Years
Something is predictably neglected in those "there-they-go-again" reports of controversy at KPFA -- namely, the origins and early history of a daring, imperfect experiment in pacifist-oriented broadcasting. Pacifica historian Matthew Lasar discusses the radical ideas, brash personalities and tumultuous events that shaped KPFA's early years.