Jim LeBrecht

Sound designer and mixer, disability rights activist, co-director of “Crip Camp”

Sound designer and mixer, disability rights activist, co-director of “Crip Camp”

Jim LeBrecht on KCRW

In the early 1970s, a then 15-year-old Jim LeBrecht spent a summer at Camp Jened in upstate New York.

Replay: ‘Crip Camp’ co-directors on how a hippie-run camp inspired disability activism

In the early 1970s, a then 15-year-old Jim LeBrecht spent a summer at Camp Jened in upstate New York.

from The Business

“A summer camp for the handicapped run by hippies.” That’s a description of Camp Jened, a summer camp located in upstate New York in the 1970s.

Netflix’s ‘Crip Camp’: hippie-run summer camp leads to civil rights movement

“A summer camp for the handicapped run by hippies.” That’s a description of Camp Jened, a summer camp located in upstate New York in the 1970s.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Jim LeBrecht is co-director of the new Netflix documentary “Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution.”

Directors Jim LeBrecht and Nicole Newnham on their disability activism documentary ‘Crip Camp’

Jim LeBrecht is co-director of the new Netflix documentary “Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution.”

from The Business

More from KCRW

As votes are still being counted for the midterm elections, panelists discuss why neither Republicans nor Democrats are celebrating, why the right underperformed, and how this election…

from Left, Right & Center

Two years after they fought for the right to live in vacant, state-owned houses in El Sereno, a group of activists are facing eviction. They hope to stay in the houses for good.

from Greater LA

How Democrats, their pro-war Republican cohorts and the media canceled the U.S. Senate campaign of ex Marine and US foreign policy official Matthew Hoh.

from Scheer Intelligence

Esteemed physician Dr. Stephen Bezruchka explains why spending the most in the midst of inequality and flawed politics produces an unhealthy prognosis.

from Scheer Intelligence

This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez, also known as the Hernandez brothers, who created the Love and Rockets comics, now out in a special boxed…

from The Treatment

Historian Joel Beinin uses his personal experiences to paint a picture of Israel, past and present, as a country and an idea.

from Scheer Intelligence

This week on The Treatment, Elvis sits down with Emmy nominated actor Brian Tyree Henry, who is currently starring in the fourth and final season of FX’s “Atlanta.”

from The Treatment

As Congresswoman Karen Bass is officially announced as LA’s next mayor, the homelessness crisis here keeps growing, and Angelenos are losing trust in City Hall.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Saturday November 12 at 10 a.m. PST, hundreds of producers from around the world received a theme that launched the start of KCRW’s 10th Annual 24-Hour Radio Race.

from Special Programming