|Popular Cultural Action.|
|'You should buy a|
NEW battery radio.
During the 1940s, '50s and '60s, the Colombian government tried to use radio to promote land redistribution and health care, teach literacy and even promote family planning - and got embroiled in polemics with religous conservatives and anti-Communists.
Today, radio is still important in rural areas, in some of which it is the only
|The BLAA exhibition.|
There's an exhibition about Colombia's rural radio on now in the BLAA library on Calle 11 in La Candelaria.
|A priest reads to the radio.|
|'How to reach a man's mind.'|
|A young, apparently VP Nixon, talks radio.|
|'The great communist threat.'|
|Services for the campesino.|
|'It's no sin to talk about that' (family planning).|
|Mother and Child.|
|'Land Distribution Plan.'|
|'Agrarian social reform is Christian and not communist.'|
By Mike Ceaser, of Bogotá Bike Tours