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The voices and sounds on this CD are but a tiny fraction of a wondrous multiplicity of recorded sound found in The Freedom Archives. In 71 carefully-selected minutes, you will hear tracks on topics including the Civil Rights and Black Liberation movements, Vietnam victory, the Prison movement, Puerto Rico, Chile, Native American movements, women’s liberation, the International Hotel.

Voices you will hear include: Ho Chi Minh, Fannie Lou Hamer, Assata Shakur, Amilcar Cabral, Lolita Lebron, Winnie Mandela, Nelson Mandela, Maya Angelou, Ruchell Magee, Angela Davis, Fred Hampton, Mario Savio, Bernardine Dohrn, Kathy Boudin, Jane Fonda, Ramsey Clark, Salvador Allende, Fidel Castro, Cesar Chavez–and the list goes on.

The CD also features poetry recited by June Jordan, Judy Grahn, Marge Piercy, and Meridel LeSueur, with music by Joan Baez, Victor Jara, Sweet Honey in the Rock, and others.

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