Sunday, December 27, 2009

DBOA Radio Series 12

Chapter 12 of the "Don't Bank on Amerika" radio series takes place during the first week of February, 1970, when the demonstrations for an open hearing into the Bill Allen case were drawing to a close.

DBOA 12 - 0:59:05 (DBOA #11 lost)

Issues covered:
  • Geoff Wallace interview
  • Student leaders meet with UCSB administration
  • KCSB-FM in-field reporting by Pete Koza, Suzi Burnette, Fred Gebhardt and Cy Godfrey
  • Second string student leadership (Rick Thorngate, Rich Trussel, et. al)
  • The Faculty Club Takeover
  • The Smith Survey
  • KCSB-FM in-field reporting by Phil Singer and Greg Sprankling
  • The Serpentine March, February 4
  • KCSB-SM in-field reporting by Greg Sprankling and Pete Koza
  • Campus Strike proves ineffective
  • Mick Kronman letter
  • Rip-off of the UCSB student leadership
  • The Trial of the Chicago 8
  • Willam Kunstler at UCSB's campus stadium

Music featured:
  • Quicksilver Messenger Service: "Who Do You Love?"
  • Richie Havens:"Handsome Johnny"
  • Arlo Guthrie: "Alice's Restaurant" (short version)
  • Thunderclap Newman: "Something In The Air"
  • Bob Dylan: "Masters of War"
  • John Lennon: "Power to the People"
  • Iron Butterfly: "In The Time of Our Lives"
  • Beach Boys: "Student Demonstration Time"

Sunday, December 13, 2009

I.V. Free Press #4, 1987

The University of California, Santa Barbara's Davidson Library Special Collections department has archived the special February 25, 1987 edition of Carmen Lodise's "Isla Vista Free Press." It contains a "Reader's Digest" version of my history on the riots, an analysis of the causes of the riots by professor Dick Flacks, and observations on I.V. community building by Carmen. An extra treat are the vignettes from the 1987 period, along with lotsa pictures. To read, go to:

ISLA VISTA FREE PRESS #4, February 25, 1987

To view a larger image of the IV FREE PRESS cover of 1989, click this image:

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

DBOA Radio Series 10

Chapter 10 (0:62:22) takes place January 29 and 30th, 1970.

  • KCSB-FM in-field reporting by Pete Coza, Maxine Cass, Greg Sprankling
  • Sleep-out, January 29/30
  • Rich Underwood recalls the Dean Evans Bullhorn Incident
  • Dean Evans Bullhorn Incident
  • Mick Kronman
  • Acting Chancellor Russell Buchanan approves Sheriff's forces on campus
  • David Gardner meets with student leaders
  • Chris Hall Incident
  • Bill Allen Demonstrations at UCSB
  • KCSB-FM in-field reporting by Cy Godfrey, Greg Sprankling, Pete Coza, Don French
  • Bill Allen: "You people really voted today!"
  • Post-riots interviews: local issues organizing
  • "Peace Brigade"
  • Greg Knell interview

  • Byrds: "8 Miles High" (live)
  • Youngbloods: "Love One Another"
  • Steve Miller Band: "Livin' In The USA"