On March 26, 2001, Pacifica Executive Director Bessie Wash and Pacifica National Board Chair David Acosta interrupted regular programming throughout the Pacifica Network and its affiliates several times to make announcements which claimed that the critics of Pacifica Management, especially the Pacifica Corporate Campaign, had resorted to violence.

Audio of Bessie Wash interrupting Democracy Now!.

A transcript of the above interruption.

Audio of Bessie Wash and KPFT General Manager Garland Ganter on the WBAI program Talkback making claims of violence.

Pacifica Management has also put a press release containing these allegations on their web site.

UPDATE All charges against Mr. Edwin Johnston in the KPFT incident mentioned above have been dismissed.

To the Pacifica Theft Page

To the page with denials of violence.

To the WBAI Union page

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