Historic Audio from the Archives of Charles Ruas

Radio Series
57 Episodes

Historic Audio from the Archives of Charles Ruas

Hosted by Charles Ruas
Produced by Charles Ruas , David Weinstein , Tennae Maki
Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlowski, 1978. Photo by Herbert Rusche.
Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlowski, 1978. Photo by Herbert Rusche.

A unparalleled collection of recovered and restored programs from the seventies produced by Charles Ruas for WBAI-FM, New York's Pacifica station. It features reading, lectures, and performances by such cultural and literary icons as Allen Ginsberg, John Giorno, Anaïs Nin, William Boroughs, Buckminster Fuller, Sylvia Plath, Pablo Neruda, and Jorge Luis Borges, among numerous others.

Ruas is the author of Conversations with American Writers, a Fulbright scholar, and a distinguished French translator. He is also a contributor to ARTNews and Art in America. This series is produced in partnership with Charles Ruas, The Pacifica Radio Archives, The Yale Beinecke Library, The Columbia University Rare Book & Manuscript Collection, and numerous restorers, archivists and collectors.

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