Larry Bensky fired from Pacifica

Paul Henry Rosenberg rad at
Wed Dec 23 13:41:37 PST 1998

Doug Henwood wrote:

> Louis Proyect wrote:
> >(I don't know how many people listen to Pacfica nowadays, but Larry Bensky
> >was the main commentator during the Iran-Contra hearings, when the radio
> >station was at its best. They seem to be purging themselves of good people
> >like him and systematically replacing them with NPR types.)
> According to the folks on the freepacifica list, Bensky's been reinstated
> with a weekend program that will be carried on all 5 Pacifica stations. But
> the broader story, the NPR-ization of Pacifica, proceeds.

The new program was Bensky's idea all along, according a post from him on another list. His new program was announced on the air on KPFK yesterday.

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