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An Audio CD that Samples the Archives


Fannie Lou Hamer

Fidel Che

This audio CD was made possible in part by funding from the Agape Foundation.

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The Roots of Resistance

Selected Highlights from
The Freedom Archives

(Volume 1)

In 71 carefully selected minutes, you will hear:

Ho Chi Minh speaking in English to the U.S. anti-war movement

Fannie Lou Hamer leading the singing of Go Tell It On the Mountain and much, much more.

Topics include civil rights and Black liberation, Vietnam victory, the prison movement, Puerto Rico, Chile, Native American movements, women's liberation, the International Hotel.

Among other voices you will hear are: Assata Shakur, Amilcar Cabral, Lolita Lebron, Winnie Mandela, Nelson Mandela, Maya Angelou, Ruchell Magee, Angela Davis, Fred Hampton, Mario Savio, Bernardine Dohrn, Kathy Boudin, Jane Fonda, Ramsey Clark, Salvador Allende, Fidel Castro, Cesar Chavez--and the list goes on. The CD also features poetry recited by June Jordan, Judy Grahn, Marge Piercy, and Meridel LeSueur, with music by Joan Baez, Victor Jara, Sweet Honey in the Rock, and others.

The voices and sounds on this CD are but a tiny fraction of a wondrous multiplicity of recorded sound, with in-depth analysis, live coverage, incisive interviews, highly-produced documentaries, poetry, music, and raw materials on many topics--all found in The Freedom Archives.

There's no way we can convey the entire collection on just one CD - that's why we call it Volume 1!

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