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Bob Fass

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Date of Interview

2011-02-09

Interviewer

Stephen McKiernan

Interviewee

Fass, Bob, 1933-

Biographical Text

Bob Fass (June 29, 1933 – April 24, 2021), a native of Brooklyn, NY, was a radio broadcaster in New York for over 50 years. After college, he joined the U.S. Army. In the 1960s, he helped to create a free-form radio on his program, Radio Unnameable. During his career, Fass interviewed many cultural figures about numerous topics. He had a Bachelor's degree from Syracuse University and his radio show was on the air until his death. 

Duration

03:43:03

Language

English

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University Libraries

Digital Format

audio/mp4

Accessibility

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Original Format

MicroCassette

Material Type

Sound

Interview Format

Audio

Subject LCSH

Radio broadcasters;
Soldiers;
Fass, Bob, 1933--Interviews

Rights Statement

This audio file and digital image may only be used for educational purposes. Please cite as: McKiernan Interviews, Special Collections, Binghamton University Libraries, Binghamton University, State University of New York. For usage beyond fair use please contact the Binghamton University Libraries Special Collections for more information.

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Keywords

Theater; Nina Simone; Hippies; Yippies; Black Power; Julius Lester; Sexual revolution; Birth control pill; Counterculture; Generation gap; Jim Webb; Baby boom generation; Voting; Radio show; Musicians; Bob Dylan; Gulley Jimson; WBAI; WFMU; The Horse's Mouth.

Files

mckiernanphotos - Fass - Bob.jpg

Citation

“Bob Fass,” Digital Collections, accessed July 6, 2022, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/880.