Profile of Journalist and Talk Show Host Larry Bensky

 
Bensky has had a varied journalistic career, marked by his association with KPFA-FM in Berkeley, where he played many roles, including station manager. Best known as a talk show host, he is famous for anchoring the Iran Contra Hearings from Washington for the national Pacifica Network, for which he won the coveted George Polk award. Less well known is his early career in mainstream journalism, his activism against the Vietnam War, and his role in the struggle for People's Park in 1969.

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