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Martin Perlich Interviews 1965-2008 (Collection PASC 341)
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  • Title: Martin Perlich interviews
    Collection number: PASC 341
    Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 6 linear ft. (12 boxes)
    Date (inclusive): 1965-2008
    Abstract: The collection predominantly consists of Martin Perlich's radio and video interviews with musicians, actors and comedians. Also included in the collection are papers pertaining to Perlich's life and career as a writer, producer and broadcaster.
    Language of Materials: Materials are in English.
    Physical Location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Creator: Perlich, Martin

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Martin Perlich Interviews (Collection PASC 341). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biographical Note

    Writer, Producer and distinguished broadcaster, Martin Perlich, has hosted and produced the interview series, ARF!! (Arts & Roots Forum) which aired daily on Los Angeles public radio and featured major cultural figures, from Stacy Keach to Terry Riley to Sandra Tsing Loh to avant-garde playwright Murray Mednic, as well as dozens of arts figures: writers, directors, choreographers and musical figures from Jazz, Wolrd music and classical music.
    From 2000-8 Perlich served as Program Director responsible for all programming of the Los Angeles public radio station, KCSN. In addition, he hosted an acclaimed daily classical and New Music show. His historic interview show, "Martin Perlich Interviews" featuring Leonard Bernstin, Frank Zappa, Pierre Boulz and hundreds more, was syndicated nationally by WCLV/Seaway productions.
    Perlich's early work was in musicology. After studying with American composer, Douglas Moore at Columbia University, he was for seven years, Intermission Host of the internationally syndicated Cleveland Orchestra radio broadcasts.
    His award-winning Martin Perlich Interviews was syndicated nationally and aired locally on public radio station, KCSN, where he was Program Director of, as well as classical Host and interviewer.
    In the 1960s Perlich was a pioneer in "experimental radio" beginning in 1972 with KMET in Los Angeles. In 1975, Perlich became Creative Consultant of NBC "The Midnight Special." In the 1980s he developed and produced dramatic and musical programming at PBS's KCET in Los Angeles and WNET in New York, and a feature film, "The Trial of Ramona Africa" with Whoopie Goldberg for American Playhouse and Channel 4 in London.

    Scope and Content

    The collection predominantly consists of Martin Perlich's radio interviews with musicians, actors and comedians. Also included in the collection are papers pertaining to Perlich's life and career as a writer, producer and broadcaster.
    The collection is in the midst of being processed and the finding aid will be updated periodically.
    The collection is organized into the following series:
    • Series 1. Interviews

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Entertainers --Interviews.