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Interview with Bob Fass

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Contributor

Fass, Bob, 1933- ; McKiernan, Stephen

Description

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. 

Date

2011-02-09

Rights

In copyright

Date Modified

2017-03-14

Is Part Of

McKiernan Interviews

Extent

223:03

Date of Interview

2011-02-09

Interviewer

Stephen McKiernan

Interviewee

Bob Fass, 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

223:03

Language

English

Digital Publisher

Binghamton University Libraries

Digital Format

audio/mp4

Original Format

2 Microcassettes

Material Type

Sound

Interview Format

Audio

Subject LCSH

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

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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.

Accessibility

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mckiernanphotos - Fass - Bob.jpg

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About this Collection

Collection Description

Stephen McKiernan's collection of interviews includes more than two hundred interviews with prominent figures of the 1960s, which were collected between the mid-1990s and 2010s. The collection provides narratives of people who were actively involved in or witnessed events in the 1960s, an era which spurred profound cultural and… More

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Citation

“Interview with Bob Fass,” Digital Collections, accessed February 27, 2024, https://omeka.binghamton.edu/omeka/items/show/880.