Cargo Flight To Somewhere
Bovic Antosi is from the Democratic Republic of the Congo formerly Zaire where he lived for 30 years under the military dictatorship of Mobuto Sese Seko who was propped up by the United States seen as an anti-communist force in Africa. After losing his wife and daughter, and his livelihood, Bovic Antosi escapes as cargo, only to end up in a detention center adjacent to JFK airport. From Warren Lehrer and Judith Sloan’s Crossing the BLVD series mixing interviews and music featuring voices of new immigrants and refugees.

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From the Crossing the BLVD CD. Audio produced and mixed by Judith Sloan with Warren Lehrer. Song by Kinglsey Ogunde from Nigeria. Engineered by Sheldon Steiger. Mastered by Phil Klum. EarSay Sounds (ASCAP). Cargo Flight to Somewhere won a Merit Award from the National Foundation of Community Broadcasters and aired on public radio stations throughout the U.S. Photograph of Bovic Antosi for the Crossing the BLVD project by Warren Lehrer.

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