In Our Time Comments
And, one this point anarchists must take some of the blame. There is probably no other political movement that has a greater obsession with its history than anarchism; in fact, if there could ever be a criteria for becoming an card-carrying anarchist, it'd be in the form of a history test. There is some truth in Bob Black's statement;
The history of anarchism is a history of unparalleled defeat and martyrdom, yet anarchists venerate their victimized forebears with a morbid devotion which occasions suspicion that the anarchists, like everybody else, think that the only good anarchist is a dead one.
I guess the real irony of the programme is that it was on a state-sponsered radio station.