Green Party National Convention in Huston - 2016
Pacifica live coverage of the Green Party National Convention in Houston, Texas
Aug 6, 2016
on KPFA 94.1 FM
Hosted by Mark Bebawi, of "The Monitor" - KPFT-Pacifica, includes interviews by Ann Garrison, independent journalist at KPFA.
The Green Party National Convention was held from August 4 to 7, 2016 in Houston, Texas. Pacifica carried much of the convention live, culminating in the acceptance speeches of the Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates.
The four hours gave a broad picture of the Green Party, its activities and impact on the 2016 presidential election along recordings of events of Thursday and Friday, and interviews with people involved with the platform, proceedings, and commentary from experts in history and politics.
Speeches included: Jill Stein, Presidential nominee, Cornel West, or YahNe' Ndgo, spokesperson for the Bernie or Bust movement.
Producer: Otis Maclay
Archived on the KPFA website at Pacifica live coverage of the Green Party National Convention
This same program is also on Soundcloud
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KPFA 94.1 FM is one of five stations of the Pacifica radio network which are located in major cities across the country. The other stations are WBAI 99.5 in New York, WPFW 89.3 in Washington DC, KPFT 90.1 in Houston, and KPFK 90.7 in Los Angeles. The Pacifica network also has about 160 affiliate stations.