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Thursday, January 1, 2004

  • A Shortcut Through 2003


    As part of our annual tradition, today we bring you "A Shortcut Through 2003," an hour-long recap of the sounds of the past year produced by WBAI’s Peter Bochan, host of the popular WBAI show "All Mixed Up."

    Hear the sounds of the biggest news stories:

    • the invasion of Iraq
    • the massive anti-war protests
    • the occupation of Iraq
    • the California election
    • the 2003 Blackout

    We’ll also hear the sounds of many individuals who died over the past year including:

    • Edward Said
    • Nina Simone
    • Johnny Cash
    • Edwin Starr
    • Celia Cruz