Remembering Pete Seeger

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In the 1950's, Pete Seeger was convicted of Contempt of Congress. In 2008, he performed at the Lincoln Memorial for Barack Obama's presidential inauguration. Last night, the man who led the revival of American folk music, became a musical spokesman for social change and an iconic figure in both music and politics died at the age of 94. David King Dunaway is an oral historian and radio producer whose many books include, How Can I Keep from Singing?, a biography of Pete Seeger, published in 1981 and updated in 2008.

Credits

Guest:
David King Dunaway - San Francisco State University

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Jenny Hamel, Gideon Brower