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Memorial service for James Rector (Episode 5 of 8)
Smithson, Denny
Lawsky, David
Larson, Al
Schlichte, Merle
Harmon, Phil
Lemnitzer, John
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Pacifica Radio Archives
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Pacifica Radio Archives
California Revealed from Pacifica Radio Archives
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James Rector, the man who was fatally wounded on May 15, 1969, died of his wounds on the 19th and on the 25th there was a memorial service for him at the Pacific Lutheran Seminary in Berkeley, consisting of singalongs and readings from Scripture. The service was organized by Al Larson, Phil Harmon, John Lemnitzer, and Merle Schlichte[sp?]. KPFA broadcast the service at the time and afterward David Lawsky and Denny Smithson produced this program. It is narrated by David Lawsky. This recording also contains actuality of a community meeting at Tilden Park on May 26th, 1969, featuring speeches by Wendy Schlesinger and Frank Bardacke. This program was aired a year after the incident, as part of a series of programs on Pacifica Radio's KPFA-FM examining what happened that day.
1/4 inch audio tape
1 Tape of 1
Protests, demonstrations, vigils--Berkeley (Calif.)
Rector, James
Smithson, Denny
Lawsky, David
Larson, Al
Schlichte, Merle
Harmon, Phil
Lemnitzer, John
Pacifica Radio Archives
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