Title

Re:sound #91: The War and Peace Show
Produced
Various

Presented

TCF / WBEZ 91.5, USA, 2008
Collection
Re:sound
Tags
Fiction, Media, War
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Story

This hour: a radio station dedicates five days of air-time to a live reading of Tolstoy's War and Peace.

The War and Peace Broadcast: 35 Years Later
by Brian DeShazor and Christopher Sprinkle (WBAI, 2005)
Kathy Dobkin was a jack of all trades at WBAI in New York City (a host, receptionist, and active in the drama and literature department) when she led a station-wide effort to produce what was then the longest continuous broadcast in radio history: five straight days, 24 hours a day, of War and Peace, unabridged. The reading featured an astonishing group of readers including some of the most eminent writers, actors, and artists of the day.

Producer

This episode of Re:sound was produced by Delaney Hall.

Extra

Check out the Pacifica Radio Archives for a full list and photos of the readers.

Featured Music:

Kazumasa Hashimoto, "Noaro", Childish Music (Staubgold Germany, 2005)
Melodium, "Flacana 8", Flacana Flacana (Autres Directions in Music, 2005)

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