A special collection featuring two Democracy Now! interviews with the late folk singer, activist, banjo player and storyteller Pete Seeger:
• “We Shall Overcome:” Award winning journalist Amy Goodman and Seeger discuss his childhood, Alan Lomax, Woodie Guthrie, the Weavers, Leadbelly, serving in World War II, the House of Un-American Activities, Yip Harburg, protest music and the Vietnam War, and more. Seeger also performs a few songs. Originally broadcast July 3, 2006
• “Pete Seeger Remembers His Late Wife Toshi, Sings Civil Rights Anthem ‘We Shall Overcome’”: An extended interview in which Seeger talks about his late wife, Toshi, and sings songs including the civil rights anthem “We Shall Overcome.” Seeger is joined by Oren Lyons, faithkeeper of the Onondoga Nation, for a discussion about indigenous struggles, fracking and the anniversary of the U.S. nuclear bombing of Hiroshima. Originally broadcast August 9, 2013
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