SPECIALS

 

KILLER WEED - Hour 1  
KILLER WEED - Hour 2
This special was produced by KSAN News on the U.S. Government's campaign to spray marijuana fields with Paraquat in the late '70s.

NORMAN'S BIGTIME BANDSTAND FINALS   This program featured unsigned bands. Audience phone calls determined the winners, who got a gig with Bill Graham at Winterland.  

THAT WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL WONDERFUL YEAR -- 1974
A satirical look at the foibles and follies of 1974 - prod by Norman Davis and starring Terry McGovern and a cast of tens in January 1975.  outtakes

HITCHHIKE
A 1973 special on hitchhiking, produced by Gregg McVicar

THE WATERGATE FOLLIES
One of KSAN's best productions, this 26-part, satirical look at the Watergate disaster was produced by the Gnus Department with the help of many staff members. An outstanding series.

THE KSAN COLLEGE OF KNOWLEDGE  11-12-75 at the Boarding House
Back to the days of quiz shows with a live audience, prizes, organ music! Starring Terry McGovern with Norman Davis, Jerry Graham, Bonnie Simmons, Bob McClay, Phil Buchanan, Dave McQueen, & Danice Bordett

THE BOSS MAN IS GONE
Norman's interview with Jimmy Reed in 1976, produced as a one-hour special after his death a few months later

THE OUTCASTES
This outrageous weekly show of punk music and humor was the late night crowd's favorite for two years.

ROCK ROOTS  
A 1977 weekend special featuring profiles of the originators of rock 'n roll

201 YEARS TOO LATE - a satirical 4th of July show, produced in 1977 by Norman Davis

WHAT A LONG STRANGE TRIP IT'S BEEN
A 1977 special on the first ten years of the psychedelic revolution - Ben Fong Torres wrote and narrated, produced by Bryn Bridenthal with Norman Davis

KEEP LAUGHING
A weekend special in 1977 featuring comics, comedy and other fun stuff

WHAT WAS THAT?
Produced on May 21, 1978 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Jive 95