Today, we present a special retrospective show celebrating Esty Dinur’s 25th anniversary of hosting A Public Affair. It’s an hour filled with memorable moments from the archives and live commentary from Esty.
Featured interviews (in order): Joel Beinin, Avraham Balaban, Jeremy Scahill, Vojislav Stojkovic, Judi Bari, Paul DeMain, Melissa Buckles, Guillermo Glen, Clarence Kailin, and Lillian Allen.
All of these interviews are now available in full on SoundCloud. Thanks to WORT news director Chali Pittman for digitizing.
Joel Beinin on the assassination of P.M. Rabin (September 7, 1995)
Avraham Balaban on growing up on a kibbutz (January 31, 2001)
The day after 9/11 (September 12, 2001)
Vojislav Stojkovic on the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia during the Kosovo War (May 1990)
Judi Bari on her bombing and trial (December 3, 1996)
Paul DeMain on news from Indian Country (July 26, 2000)
Melissa Buckles on drug-related killings on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation (February 18, 1998)
Guillermo Glen on the Zapatistas (April 16, 1997)
Clarence Kailin on the Spanish Civil War (August 18, 1999)
Lillian Allen on music, activism, and politics (November 4, 1998)
A few digitized interviews were cut for time. They are listed below.