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- 01 / 05 / 91 -

Multiple "Stardates," "Germany Today," the first full year of unification, technical problems with the tape machine, "Moscow Mailbag," technical problems with the other tape machine, dead air while the tape is moved to the other studio, sounds of repair, news, President Bush gives Saddam Hussein two choices, the nation braces for war, trying to call the White House press office, changing times in Albania, violence and death around the world, Raz previews records from the other studio not knowing it's on the air, "1001 Tips For Teens" from 1967, a plea for phone calls, momentary outages, The Tripod Family: on the way to France on the ocean liner, Operation Earth PSA, analysis of the Gulf situation, the future of hacking and discussion of "Neuromancer," more tips for teens, the high suicide rate of American troops in Saudi Arabia, the lack of foreign culture in the U.S., trying to call directory assistance in Iraq, a singing operator, Mayor Dinkins tries to outlaw semiautomatic weapons in New York City, a nickname for Central Islip, brushing teeth, delay confusion, Bob Villa is canned from public television.

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Jan. 5
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- 01 / 12 / 91 -

"Sobering Thoughts," "Moscow Mailbag," the future of Russia and Radio Moscow, a special edition of the show, news, Congress gives the go-ahead for war in the Gulf, promo for "Countdown in the Gulf," the draft is now capable of being implemented overnight, Rep. Lawrence Smith's comments opposing the war, Elvis Costello, confusion as to when the deadline actually is, Al Sharpton is stabbed by a white man, Cindy Mistler announces plans for action, a Star Trek analogy, an upcoming rally next week in Washington DC, estimates on potential casualties, the need to take an interest, Phil Ochs, an argument between Cindy and a caller, an explanation of the closing theme, more debate and announcements for peace rallies, "Power Surge" delayed, gas bombs, some of "Power Surge" follows, only three "Power Surge" shows left.

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Jan. 12
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- 01 / 16 / 91 -

This is not an edition of "Brain Damage" but coverage of the beginning of the Gulf War from both WUSB and WBAI. John Lennon, first reports of an attack on Baghdad, Billy Bragg, coverage with Amy Goodman, "WUSB Peace Movement Update," the official announcement that war has begun, simulcast of a teach-in at the New School for Social Research in New York City, Samori Marksman, Tony Benn, announcement of an emergency meeting in Stony Brook, the military action will be called Operation Desert Storm, White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater, Ramsey Clark, Cindy Mistler, Dr. John Jeffries, "WUSB Peace Movement Update," Michio Kaku, massive demonstrations scheduled for Saturday, Jeff Singer, more speakers from the teach-in.

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Jan. 16
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- 01 / 19 / 91 -

"Peace Movement Update," "Stardate," explanation of the theme by George Harrison, Jim Wiener offers perspective, a shortwave link to Jerusalem, Israeli radio reports on missile attacks, Patriot missiles arrive, John gives a report on a New York City demonstration and other activities, the failure of the media to cover the antiwar movement, "Peace Movement Update," Martin Luther King Day, an appeal for calls, the tide of public opinion, what the fight is all about, high school students visit the studio to support the war, explanation of the delay system, the prospects of a ground war, concerns about Super Bowl coverage conflicting with war coverage, comparisons to the Vietnam peace movement, Marc Gunning explains how to become a conscientious objector, "Peace Movement Update."

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Jan. 19
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