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For nearly 50 years, Bob Fass has been heard at midnight on New York City listener-sponsored station WBAI, utilizing the airwaves for mobilization long before today's innovations in social media. Drawing from Fass's extraordinary personal archive of audio recordings, including interviews with Allen Ginsberg and Abbie Hoffman, and performances by Bob Dylan, Arlo Guthrie, and Carly Simon, Radio Unnameable celebrates the profoundly influential career of one of radio's unsung heroes.

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Wonderful doc! Aug. 20 2013
By K. D. Moore - Published on Amazon.com
Even though I didn't live on the east coast, I did grow up around the events that were featured by Bob Fass and his radio program. I loved this doc, I found it so interesting and I'm glad that Mr. Fass is able to get attention given to the massive cultural impact he has had. I highly recommend this very interesting documentary!
Obviously I enjoyed this vid Nov. 25 2014
By Mischa Falkenburg - Published on Amazon.com
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As far as my memory can be relied on, I started listening to Bob on my little teenage bedroom radio around '69. Back then it was a nightly "thang", but all that would change for me around 1976 when I no longer lived within the environs of NYC. Flash-forward to recently...Bob & Radio Unnameable are still around (even if it's only once per week - & from his home), but the reality of LIVE RADIO never changes! Obviously I enjoyed this vid, and you will too if you are interested in "what it was like during the '60s".
When A Radio Station Was A Societal Hub May 22 2014
By BobL - Published on Amazon.com
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This documentary is testimony to what one man can bring about in the media. Bob Fass began bringing the world he experienced as an actor in Greenwich Village to people still up at what is still called by some "ungodly hours." He gave exposure to musical and spoken word artists such as Bob Dylan, Arlo Guthrie and Jerry Jeff Walker. Fass was the first to treat callers to the program as part of a community and not just as a way of making the host sound good. "Radio Unnameable" was a conduit towards activism that found housing for fire victims and cleaning up parts of Manhattan after a calamitous winter garbage collectors' strike. I was touched by the Verizon overnight worker who said she felt connected and a companion to Fass in one ear while she was at work. No matter what your opinion is of the politics espoused among the people who gathered and/or were drawn together by Bob Fass "Radio Unnameable" illustrates quite clearly how one personality's approach made and still makes an impact on the listener's world.
Delightful History May 17 2014
By Martin Shackelford - Published on Amazon.com
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A good documentary about a New York radio show host who had many great people from the 60s and 70s on his program--also includes rare footage of the 1967 "raising of the Pentagon" Yippie protest.
Great Oct. 31 2013
By F. Olive - Published on Amazon.com
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Paul did a outstanding job with this film! Really made me feel like i was there. wish i would have been.

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