In what perhaps serves as a fitting coda to the outgoing Ron Dellums administration, the mayor’s interview last night with Belva Davis, broadcast on Oakland’s KTOP-TV, has been archived nowhere that I can find. (The archive is now up!)

Luckily, we captured audio from a piece of it, including the mayor’s answer to one of the most frequent criticisms levied at him: That he has been inaccessible. (See here, here, here, and, oh, here.)

The mayor’s answer, in a nutshell: His family comes first.

Listen: Belva Davis interviews Ron Dellums The full interview will be re-broadcast on TV and on the web Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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