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Lasar (Matthew) Papers on KPFA and Pacifica Foundation
SFH 614  
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Description
The Matthew Lasar Papers on KPFA and Pacifica Foundation contain the research materials used for Lasar's books Pacifica Radio: the rise of an alternative network (1999) and Uneasy Listening: Pacifica Radio's civil war (2006). Pacifica Foundation is an American non-profit organization which owns five independently operated, non-commercial, listener-supported radio stations known for their progressive/liberal political orientation. KPFA is a member of the Pacifica Foundation and broadcasts from Berkeley, California.
Background
Pacifica Radio
Extent
11 cartons (11 cubic feet)
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.
Availability
The collection is available for use during San Francisco History Center hours, with photographs available during Photo Desk hours. Collections that are stored offsite should be requested 48 hours in advance.