Radio Unnameable

 

Name
Fass, Bob, 1933-2021 (Host,Former owner)
Lessane, Leroy (Performer)
Penley, John (Speaker)
Oye, Nozomi, -2012 (Speaker)
WBAI Radio (New York, N.Y.) (Contributor)
Title
Radio Unnameable
Abstract
Part 1: footage of Catskills vacation followed by Fass in studio with guests John Penley, Nozomi Oye, Leroy Lessane; Part 2: Start-24:18: Fass radio show (WBAI?) with Leroy Lessane performing live on banjo, John Penley and Nozomi discussing activism relating to homeless persons and Tompkins Square Park. 24:18-end: Bob Fass, no longer at the radio station, talking to a lawyer (Bloom?) about a client of his who he believes was framed by the NYPD.
Collection Name
Bob Fass papers, circa 1960-2011
Archival Context
Series I: Radio Unnameable, 1963-2011. Subseries I.3: Radio Unnameable, 1982-1989. Box no. 116; 225
Subjects
Homeless persons; Right to housing; Police misconduct; New York (N.Y.); Tompkins Square Park (New York, N.Y.)
Format
video recordings
Genre
Amateur films; Radio talk shows; Filmed performances; Folk music
Origin Information
New York (N.Y.)
Date
1987 November 21
Physical Description
2 video files (Part 1: 125 minutes ; Part 2: 32 minutes) : sound, color
Note (Bf number)
BF3628
BF5433
Note
Original format: Video8
8 mm videocassette
Base material: Polyester
Language
English
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
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Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-rbxa-fb69