Peter Gilstrap

Peter Gilstrap

Writer and radio producer

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Peter Gilstrap is a writer, radio producer, screenwriter and former Zamboni driver living in Los Angeles. His work has appeared on NPR, KCRW, KQED, KPCC, and in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, Salon and Variety. He’s won two PRNDI awards. He plays bass and sings.

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The new season of Lost Notes will be here in September. Meantime, this summer, we’re sharing a couple of bonus episodes.

BONUS: Power to the People

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A man from Pasadena, Sirhan Sirhan, was arrested and convicted of the killing of Robert F. Kennedy. Sirhan is still in prison.

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