American Women -- Activists

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AZ0154 Tribute to Malvina Reynolds / produced by Ed Schoenfeld.

This is a program of music and reflections produced at KPFA by Ed Schoenfeld on the night of...

Women folk musicians, Women musicians., Folk music., Radicalism -- Songs and music., Reynolds, Malvina., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, March 17, 1978
AZ0471.03 Sojourner Truth : walking to freedom / produced by Darcell King. (Episode 3 of 7)

This program tells the life of Sojourner Truth (c. 1797 - 1883), African-American abolitionist...

African American women abolitionists, African American Women, Slaves -- United States -- Biography, African American Women, Truth, Sojourner, -1883, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, July 20, 1979.
AZ0471.04 Woman to woman : Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton / produced by Joanna Brouk. (Episode 4 of 7)

In this docudrama, based upon court transcripts, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton are...

Suffrage -- United States., Feminism, Equality., Women -- Suffrage -- United States., Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906, Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Nov. 19, 1979; July 19, 1980.
AZ0471.05 Out of the kitchen and into the sweat shop : the story of working women in America / produced by Joanna Brouk and Toni Maher. (Episode 5 of 7)

A survey of the lives and works of Emma Goldman, Rose Schneiderman, Mother Jones, Jane Addams,...

Working women in America., Brouk, Joanna, 1949, Women -- Employment -- United States., Working classes -- United States -- Political activity., Great women, Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940, Jones, Mother, 1837-1930, Schneiderman, Rose, 1882-1972, Addams, Jane, 1860-1935, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, July 16, 1979.
AZ0609 Women In Arms / Victoria Schultz interviewed by Norma Smith

Interview with Victoria Schultz film-maker regarding her film "Women In Arms" about...

Schultz, Victoria., Nicaragua -- History -- Revolution, 1979., Women revolutionaries., Women -- Nicaragua., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1981
AZ0610 National women's organization of Nicaragua / Ivonne Siu interviewed by Norma Smith

AMNLAE is the Asociación de Mujeres Nicaragüenes Luisa Amanda Espinoza, also known as the Luisa...

AMNLAE (Association), Siu, Ivonne., Women's organizations -- Nicaragua., Women -- Nicaragua., Frente Sandinista de Liberación Nacional, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Feminism -- Nicaragua KPFA, October 11, 1981
AZ0649 Readings on national liberation / translated and read by William Mandel

Readings on national liberation / translated and read by William Mandel. Soviet news stories on...

Women, Black., Journalism -- Soviet Union., Press and politics., Prisoners -- United States., Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981., Shakur, Assata., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Radio call-in shows KPFA, November 12, 1979
AZ1025 Herbert Marcuse and Angela Davis at Berkeley

Excerpt from a rally at University of California Berkeley featuring speeches by philosopher and...

Marcuse, Herbert, 1898-1979, University of California, Berkeley, African Americans--Civil rights--History, Communism, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 1969?.
AZ1119 Rita Mae Brown, Donna Eagles and Zoe Nawoe discuss class differences

Rita Mae Brown, author of The Hand That Cradles the Rock, Songs to a Handsome Woman, Rubyfruit...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Unlearning to Not Speak collective., Brown, Rita Mae., Eagles, Donna KPFA, June 24, 1974
AZ1120 Group interview with Rita Mae Brown, Sally Gearhardt, Zoe Nawoe, and Ellen Dubrowin

Group interview with Rita Mae Brown, poet and author of Songs to a Handsome Woman (Diana Press,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Unlearning to Not Speak collective., Brown, Rita Mae., Dubrowin, Ellen., Gearhart, Sally Miller, 1931-, Dawoe, Zoe KPFA, January 7, 1973
AZ1662 Sharing feminism: empowerment or imperialism? / Mary E. Hunt

A discuss of feminist liberation theology in Latin America by Mary E. Hunt at the Graduate...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Hunt, Mary E., 1951-, Feminism--Argentina., Liberation theology--Latin America., Women theologians KPFA, January 2, 1982.
AZ1669 In Celebration of Black Womanhood / Aileen Hernandez

Aileen Hernandez, former President of the National Organization for Women, and founder of the...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Hernandez, Aileen C., African American women poets, Thomas, Joyce Carol., Sloan-Hunter, Margaret, 1947-, African American women civil rights workers KPFA, February 13, 1982
AZ1675.02 Lesbian Express: Self defense (Part 2 only)

Aircheck of Lesbian Express episode about self-defense, December 9, 1973. Women are both leading...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbians, Self-defense for women KPFA, December 9, 1973
AZ1680 Phumzile Zulu interviewed by Laurie Garrett

Laurie Garrett interviews Phumzile Zulu at the 11th Annual People's World Banquet at...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, African National Congress., Garrett, Laurie, Anti-apartheid movement., Apartheid -- South Africa -- Personal narratives. KPFA, November 15, 1980
AZ1682 Activist Donna Allen and her experience with HUAC

Feminist and political organizer Donna Allen speaks on her experience with the House Un-American...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Allen, Donna, 1920-1999, National Committee to Abolish the House Un-American Activities Committee KPFA, November 13, 1965
BB0522.04 Bob Dylan, Erich Fromm and beyond / by Donna Mickleson

Donna Mickelson, a graduate student in English & Creative Writing at San Francisco State...

Peace., College students -- Political activity., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Students -- San Francisco (Calif.). KPFA, 25 Apr. 1966.
BB1280 Bettina Aptheker interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Bettina Aptheker discusses with Elsa Knight Thompson her reasons for being a Communist Party...

Aptheker, Bettina, Free Speech Movement (Berkeley, Calif.), Communists -- California., Women -- Political activity., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, December 29, 1965
BB1303 Sentencing of the Berkeley free speech movement defendants

Speeches and interviews given by Free Speech Movement defendants as they are sentenced, enter,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Free Speech Movement (Berkeley, Calif.), Thompson, Elsa Knight, Savio, Mario, Parkinson, Thomas Francis, 1920-, Aptheker, Bettina, Draper, Hal., Levine, Anita, Alexander, Roberta., Searle, John R. KPFA, June 30, 1967; July 1, 1967.
BB1331 Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King (1927 - 2006) delivers a speech on the civil rights movement at a peace march...

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968, African Americans--Civil rights--History, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 KPFA, 27 Apr. 1968.
BB1407 Fannie Lou Hamer interview

Colin Edwards interviews Fannie Lou Hamer, candidate for Congress and member of the Executive...

African Americans--Civil rights--History, Hamer, Fannie Lou, Voting--Mississippi., Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 24 Sept. 1965.
BB1473 Twenty days in Santa Rita / Emily Lewis and Lillian Rubin interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Emily Lewis, public health nurse and wife of Berkeley doctor Reuben Lewis, and Lillian Rubin,...

Lewis, Emily Vernon, 1920-2007, Rubin, Lillian B., Santa Rita Rehabilitation Center (Pleasanton, Calif.), Prisoners -- Personal narratives., Draft resistance -- California., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, January 9, 1968
BB2149 A Lady called Peace Pilgrim / interviewed by Lou Hartman.

Lou Hartman interviews the activist who called herself "Peace Pilgrim" (neé Mildred...

Peace Pilgrim, -1981, Peace., International relations., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 2 Apr. 1969.
BB2250.03 Women speak out against fascism (Episode 3 of 12)

A panel at the conference called by the Black Panther Party the weekend of July 18-20 in Oakland...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Fascism., African American Women, Black Panther Party, Working class women, African Americans--Civil rights--History, KPFA open hour, United front against fascism conference, Women speak out against fascism (1969) KPFA, 11 Aug. 1969
BB2423 Delano now / Dolores C. Huerta ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.

Dolores C. Huerta (1930 - ), Vice President of the United Farm Workers and Director of Contract...

Labor unions -- Farm workers -- California, Strikes -- Farm workers -- California., Huerta, Dolores, 1930-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 3 Nov. 1969.
BB2441 Free abortion in Los Angeles / Sheila Smith interviewed by Don Porsche

Sheila Smith, a volunteer worker at a short-lived free abortion clinic in Los Angeles, talks...

Smith, Sheila, Abortion, Health facilities -- Los Angeles (Calif.)., Reproductive rights, Abortion -- Law and legislation., Karman, Harvey, Gwynne, John, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, April 24, 1970
BB2482 Arab woman, guerilla leader / Leila Khaled ; interviewed by Colin Edwards.

Colin Edwards interviews Miss Leila Khaled, a young Palestinian woman who has become a heroine...

Khaled, Leila, 1944-, Palestine -- Politics and government., Arab woman, guerilla leader / Leila Khaled ; interviewed by Colin Edwards., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 10 June 1970.
BB3142 Tribute to Ella Baker

The Southern Conference Education Fund's annual dinner held in April at the Roosevelt Hotel...

African Americans--Civil rights--History, Baker, Ella, 1903-1986, Southern Conference Educational Fund, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 20 July 1968.
BB3554 Dolores Huerta : Vice President of the United Farm Workers / interviewed by Maria Huffman.

Dolores Huerta, Vice President of the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee discusses the...

Huffman, Maria., Labor leaders., Strikes -- Delano (Calif.)., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Huerta, Dolores, 1930- WBAI, 23 Feb. 1968.
BB3788.02 Conversation with Kathleen Cleaver / interviewed by Julius Lester.

Kathleen Cleaver, Communications Secretary of the Black Panther Party, State Assembly candidate...

Lester, Julius., Blacks -- Political activity., Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998, Cleaver, Kathleen, BLACK PANTHERS, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 31 May 1968.
BB3802.01 The causes of Francis Wright (Episode 1 of 6)

The first in a series of six episodes on important women in American history presented by...

Lerner, Gerda, 1920-2013, Wright, Frances, 1795-1852, Women -- United States -- History., Women dramatists., Abolitionists--United States--Biography., Social problems -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Nashoba (Tenn.) WBAI, December 27, 1962; KPFK, June 4, 1967
BB3802.03 Angelina and Sarah Grimke (Episode 3 of 6)

Sarah and Angelina Grimke: slaveholders turned abolitionists, the first American women to give...

Women -- United States -- History., Grimké, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879, Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873, Abolitionists., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, January 9, 1963
BB3802.04 Dorothea Dix (Episode 4 of 6)

The fourth in a series of six episodes on important women in American history presented by...

Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887, Mental health services, Women -- United States -- History., Mental health facilities, Mental health facilities -- Law and legislation, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, January 16, 1963
BB3802.05 Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: partners in the solutions of women's problems (Episode 5 of 6)

The fifth in a series of six episodes on important women in American history presented by...

Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906, Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902, Suffrage -- United States., Women -- Suffrage -- United States., Women -- United States -- History., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, January 16, 1963
BB3802.06 Frances Willard's temperance crusade: a political school for women (Episode 6 of 6)

The last in a series of six episodes on important women in American history presented by...

Women -- United States -- History., Willard, Frances E. (Frances Elizabeth), 1839-1898, Temperance -- United States, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, January 30, 1963
BB3904 The California grape strike / reported by Nanette Rainone.

Dolores Huerta, Vice President of the National Farm Workers AFL-CIO and Grape Boycott...

Huerta, Dolores, 1930-, Farm workers -- California., Strikes -- California., Labor unions -- Farm workers -- California, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 8 Dec 1968.
BB4210 Angela's birthday.

A panel discussion about Angela Davis (1944 - ) and her contributions to American society. The...

Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Communist Party. KPFK, 25 Jan. 1971; KPFA, 20 Mar. 1971.
BB5364 Angela Davis and Ralph Abernathy : a press conference.

Ralph Abernathy and Angela Davis speak about an upcoming rally to be held in San Jose, CA on May...

Abernathy, Ralph David., Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Angela Davis and Ralph Abernathy : a press conference., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 21 Apr. 1972.
BC0019.28 Demonstration at Alderson / reported by Danice Bordett.

Report on the inmate's demonstration at the Federal Reformatory for Women in Alderson, West...

Protests, demonstrations, vigils, etc. -- West Virginia -- 1971., Prison riots -- Alderson (W. Va.)., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 4 Oct. 1971; 14 Oct. 1971.
BC0287 Interview with Marjorie Melville / Danice Bordett and Nanette Rainone

Danice Bordett and Nanette Rainone interview former nun and one of the Catsonville 9, Marjorie...

Melville, Marjorie, 1929-, Trials (Political crimes and offenses), Guatemala., Guerrillas -- Guatemala., Human rights -- Guatemala., Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements, Maryknoll Sisters, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 19 Apr. 1971.
BC0483 Women's liberation in Mexico / Marta Acevedo ; interviewed by Elizabeth Farnsworth.

Elizabeth Farnsworth of the North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) interviews Marta...

Women's rights -- Mexico, Women's movement, Feminism, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Acevedo, Marta, Hispanic Americans--Civil rights. KPFA, 27 Feb. 1972.
BC0646 The sister's been doing her homework / Betty Shabazz

Mrs. Betty Shabazz (May 28, 1934 – June 23, 1997), educator, activist, and wife of Malcolm X,...

African Americans--Civil rights--History, X, Malcolm, 1925-1965, Blacks -- Civil rights -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Black Muslims., African American women civil rights workers, Shabazz, Betty. KPFA, 20 May 1971.
BC0885 An Evening with Angela Davis / moderated by Ossie Davis.

On June 29, 1972, Angela Davis, along with a number of entertainers, appeared at New York City...

Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Blacks -- Political activity., Socialism -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 29 June 1972?
BC0886 Angela's homecoming.

A few days after activist Angela Davis was found not guilty of all the charges against her, she...

Blacks -- Political activity., Prison reform., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944- KPFK, 1 Aug. 1972.
BC0936 Kathleen Cleaver on Black Panther politics / interviewed by Yolanda de Freitas, Cheryl Johnson and Jean Wiley.

KPFA's Yolanda de Freitas, Jean Wiley of Third World Media News, and Cheryl Johnson of the...

Freitas, Yolande de., Johnson, Cheryl., Wiley, Jean., Women's movement, Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998, Black Panther Party, Cleaver, Kathleen, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1972; KPFK, 12 Dec. 1972.
BC0986 Cecil Williams and Angela Davis speak

This is a recording made at an outdoor rally somewhere in the Bay Area in 1972, featuring...

WILLIAMS, CECIL, 1929-, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Protests, demonstrations, vigils, etc. -- California., African Americans--Civil rights--History, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1972.
BC1055 April 22nd Coalition press conference

This is a recording of a press conference during which various community members from the Bay...

Protests, demonstrations, vigils, etc. -- California., Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements, Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990, Chicano movement, Hispanic Americans--Civil rights., Reichman, Henry, 1947-, Mặt trận dân tộc giải phóng miền nam Việt Nam., South Viet Nam National Front for Liberation, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 21 Apr. 1972.
BC1152 Jane Fonda on Vietnam: in defense of Pat Chenoweth

Jane Fonda speaks at the University of California in Berkeley on January 29, 1973. She gives an...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Fonda, Jane, 1937-, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements, Protests, demonstration, vigils, etc. -- Berkeley (Calif.). KPFA, 29 Jan. 1973?
BC1305 International struggle for abortion rights.

On March 10, 1973, the Women's National Abortion Action Coalition (WONAAC) held on...

Abortion, International struggle for abortion rights., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, International Women's Day, Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998, Roberts, Dr. Barbara H., Kennedy, Florynce, 1916-2000 WBAI, 10 Mar. 1973?; KPFA, 13 Sep. 1973.
BC1370 Angela Davis speaking at the University of Houston World Issues Conference.

A speech by the activist Angela Davis (1944 - ) recorded at the University of Houston on April 2...

Communists -- United States., Blacks -- Social conditions., Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFT, 1973.
BC1668 The oldest profession organizes / Margo St. James ; interviewed by Jan Legnitto.

Margo St. James (born September 12, 1937), a self-described prostitute and sex-positive feminist...

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St. James, Margo, Prostitution., Feminism, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Legnitto, Jan. KPFA, 6 Feb. 1974; 24 Apr. 1974.
BC1833 Black women in America / Angela Davis.

On April 12, 1974, Angela Davis gave a speech at the UCLA campus as a part of the University...

Women -- Social conditions., Minorities -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944- KPFK, 8 July 1974.
BC2149 Emma Goldman: 1869-1940 / produced by Marcia Danab and Nina Mende

Emma Goldman (1869-1940) committed her life to fighting economic and sexist exploitation and was...

Feminists, Women's movement -- History., Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940, Women's history, Anarchism and anarchists -- History., Reproductive rights, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, circa 1975 and September 18, 1981
BC2373 Global speak-out at the U.N. International Women's Year Conference, 1975

Finding even the less formal Tribune too constricting for real communication, non-governmental...

Women and politics., Speak-out, Womens poetry evening., World Conference of the International Women’s Year (1975 : Conference Centre of the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Friedan, Betty, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 16 Sep. 1975
BC2599 Revolutionary violence / Dorothy Healey and Bob Wells

Jim Berland interviews Communist Party activist Dorothy Healey and community organizer Bob Wells...

Healey, Dorothy, 1914-2006, Wells, Bob., Radicalism., Weather Underground., Protest movements -- United States, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 24 Nov. 1975.
BC2681 Voices from within: interviews with women serving long-term sentences in prison

Interviews with women serving long-term sentences at the New York State Correctional Facility at...

PRISONS & PRISONERS, Women prisoners., Women prisoners -- Political activity., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 1975 (day unknown)
BC2745 Ruth Gage-Colby interviewed by Dorothy Eletz

Dorothy Eletz attended the U.N. International Women's Year Conference in Mexico City [June...

Gage-Colby, Ruth, Women's movement, World Conference of the International Women’s Year (1975 : Conference Centre of the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, International Women's Year, 1975 KPFK, 14 July 1975.
BC2875.02 Pamela Allen / interviewed by Julius Lester

Feminist activist Pamela Allen speaks with host Julius Lester about the difficulty in organizing...

Lester, Julius., Allen, Pamela., New York Radical Women, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Feminism, Women's movement WBAI, 5 May 1968.
IZ0017 Women and men together / produced by Ronald Gold.

A discussion about the relationship between women and men in the gay movement, how the gay...

Gold, Ronald., Lafferty, Elaine., Abbott, Sidney., Hansen, Bert., Gay liberation movement., Interpersonal relations., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, Dec. 9, 1975.
IZ0438 Seven times around: interview with Women's suffrage activist Isola Dodic

Marjorie DeFazio interviews suffragist, Isola Dodic (1892-1986) about her suffragist activity...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women -- Suffrage -- United States., Suffragists WBAI, 25 Oct. 1978
IZ0449.03 Blanche Cooke on Crystal Eastman

Blanche Cooke talks about the life and work of Crystal Eastman (1881-1928), a radical, feminist...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Occupational health and safety., Workers' compensation WBAI, circa January 1979.
IZ0804 Vanessa Redgrave: candidate for Parliament / Paul McIsaac

Vanessa Redgrave, campaigning for a seat in Parliament for the Worker's Revolutionary Party...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Redgrave, Vanessa, 1937-, Actors and actresses, Workers Revolutionary Party (Great Britain) WBAI, February 21, 1974
IZ0809 Adrienne Rich, Audre Lorde, and Kate Millett

Poetry readings by Adrienne Rich and Audre Lorde, recorded at St. Peter's Church in New...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012, Lorde, Audre, Millett, Kate., Women poets WBAI, May 14, 1979
IZ0865 Florynce Kennedy speaks at Memorial Church in New York City

Flo (Florynce) Kennedy (1916-2000) speech given at "Memorial Church [New York City]"...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Kennedy, Florynce, 1916-2000, Peace movement -- United States -- 1980- WBAI, 198?
IZ0902 1981 Abortion Rally in New York City

Speakers at a rally in New York City on abortion and equal rights for women, circa June 1981....

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Abortion, Equal Rights Amendment (Proposed)., Protests, demonstrations, vigils, etc. -- New York (City). WBAI, 1981?
IZ1071 The Velvet Sledgehammer: January 17, 1979

Author Esther Newton reads selections from her unpublished novel "Alice-Hunting," about a...

Newton, Esther, National Organization for Women, Women's organizations., Lesbian authors, Connell, Noreen, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 17 Jan. 1979.
IZ1076 The Velvet Sledgehammer: July 30, 1980 (Part 1 only)

This is the production reel for the July 30, 1980 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer. This...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Millett, Kate., Women -- Iran -- Social conditions., Women's organizations., Women's health services, Women politicians, Women for Racial and Economic Equality (Organization) WBAI, 30 Jul. 1980
IZ1077 The Velvet Sledgehammer - August 26, 1980: Women's Equality Day 1980

Edited selections from Women's Equality Day rally in Bryant part 26 Aug 1980. Also called...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Equal Rights Amendment (Proposed)., Women -- Political activity., Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998, Burrows, Vinie., Steinem, Gloria, Nussbaum, Karen, Messinger, Ruth W., Women's rights, Women's equality day WBAI, 26 Aug. 1980
IZ1084 The Velvet Sledgehammer: February 16, 1983

Production reel for the February 16, 1983 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer. Hosted and...

DuBois, Ellen Carol, 1947-, Women -- Suffrage -- United States., Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906, Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902, Women's rights -- United States -- History, Women's history, Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919, Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947, Addams, Jane, 1860-1935, Jones, Mother, 1837-1930, Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940, DAY, DOROTHY, Day, Dorothy, 1897-, Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI 16 Feb. 1983
IZ1152 Art Against Apartheid: A commemoration for the Soweto Massacre

An evening to commemorate the Soweto Uprising which took place on June 16, 1984. Tracie Jones...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Anti-apartheid movement., Apartheid -- South Africa., South Africa--Poetry WBAI, 16 June 1984.
IZ1349.12 Women and the world in the 1980s: Cora Weiss and Annette Rubenstein

Blanche Wiesen Cook interviews Cora Weiss, activist with Women Strike for Peace and director of...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Weiss, Cora, 1934-, Rubenstein, Annette T., Anti-communism. WBAI, ca. 1983 (date unknown)
IZ1361 Sagaris and the August 7th Survival Community

This summer, 200 active feminists from all over the United States and Canada came to Lyndonville...

Feminism, Women's studies, Women -- Education., Collectives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, October 19, 1975
IZ1379 Black Awareness: Ti-Grace Atkinson

Feminist author and activist Ti-Grace Atkinson discusses her involvement with the feminist...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Atkinson, Ti-Grace, Costello, Deloris., Welfare recipients -- New York (City). WBAI, February 12, 1971
IZ1408 Annette Rubenstein talks to Blanch Cook about her book on Crystal Eastman

Annette Rubinstein, editor of Science and Society, literary historian and critic, and veteran...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928, Cook, Blanche Wiesen. WBAI, March 8, 1979
IZ1459.01 Interview with members of NOW-New York Chapter

Judy Pasternak interviews two members of the New York chapter of the National Organization of...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Connell, Noreen, National Organization for Women, National Organization for Women. New York Chapter, Women's organizations. WBAI, ca. March 1979
IZ1471 Perspectives on criminal justice: Women in and after prison

Perspectives on Criminal Justice for August 19, 1981, likely the first episode. Guest is Sister...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Criminal justice system., Women prisoners., Women -- Legal status, laws, etc., Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States., Sex discrimination in justice administration WBAI, 29 Aug 1981
KZ0108 The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer.

A short documentary on the life of Fannie Lou Hamer (1917 - 1977), leader of the Mississippi...

Hamer, Fannie Lou, Women -- Political activity., Women -- Biography., Civil rights., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Apr. 5, 1977.
KZ0401.01 Barbara Nestor / interviewed by Dorothy Healey. ,

Laurie Alexandre introduces Dorothy Healey (1914 - 2006), former chair of the Southern...

Healey, Dorothy, 1914-2006, Political ballads and songs., Women in politics., Socialism, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Sept. 25, 1977.
KZ0577 A tribute to Malvina Reynolds / produced by Pearl Skotnes.

Tribute to folk singer and activist Malvina Reynolds (1900-1978), which aired several days after...

Women musicians., Folk-songs., Political ballads and songs., Reynolds, Malvina., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 22 Mar. 1978.
KZ0716 Screen actors stand up for Jane Fonda : a speech by Kathleen Nolan

On July 20, 1979, the California State Senate overwhelmingly rejected the appointment of Jane...

Nolan, Kathy, 1933-, Blacklisting of entertainers., Labor unions -- Actors -- California., Screen Actors Guild, Fonda, Jane, 1937-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 7 Aug. 1979.
KZ0754.01 National march on Washington for lesbian and gay rights (BROADCAST)

On October 14, 1979, ten years after the Stonewall riots, more than 100,000 people from the...

Gay liberation movement., Gay rights., Protests, demonstrations, vigils, etc. -- Washington, D.C., Lesbians, National march on Washington for lesbian and gay rights., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK and WPFW, 14 Oct. 1979.
KZ0754.02 National march on Washington for lesbian and gay rights (ACTUALITIES)

On October 14, 1979, ten years after the Stonewall riots, more than 100,000 people from the...

Gay liberation movement., Gay rights., Protests, demonstrations, vigils, etc. -- Washington, D.C., Lesbians, National march on Washington for lesbian and gay rights., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Oct. 14, 1979.
KZ0785 The Advocate / David Goodstein interviewed by Barbara Cady

Barbara Cady interviews David Goodstein (1932-1985) editor of the gay newspaper, The Advocate....

Goodstein, David B., 1932-, Gay publishers and publishing., Advocate (Los Angeles, Calif.), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, June 10, 1977.
KZ0856 Talking to the real Norma Rae : Crystal Lee Sutton / interviewed by Bob Aldrich and Sam Kushner.

KPFK's labor reporters Bob Aldrich and Sam Kushner interview Crystal Lee Sutton, the...

Aldrich, Bob., Sutton, Crystal Lee, 1940-2009, Labor unions -- Textile workers -- United States., Women labor unionists., Labor and laboring classes., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Kushner, Sam. KPFK, 1980.
KZ0984 Friends of Leslie

Sue Talbot, Jerry Gumbleton, and the Reverend Dwight Blackstock, three members of Friends for...

Parole -- California., Women prisoners -- California., Prisons -- California., Crime and criminals -- California., Stifter, Catherine., Van Houten, Leslie, 1949-., Manson, Charles, 1934-., California Audiovisual Preservation Project, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 25 Nov. 1980.
KZ1063 Nonviolence in Nicaragua / Joan Baez, Julie Miller, and Pat Murray.

In June 1981, American folk singer Joan Baez arrived in Nicaragua, one month before the...

Baez, Joan, Miller, Julie., Murray, Pat., Nuns -- Political activity., Revolutions -- Nicaragua., Government, Resistance to., Nonviolence -- Social aspects., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 11 Aug. 1981.
KZ1079 Solidarity day : Washington, D.C.

Actuality from the rally against the Reagan administration; includes statements by Lane Kirkland...

Hooks, Benjamin L. (Benjamin Lawson), 1925-2010, Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998, Steinem, Gloria, Kirkland, Lane., Lowry, Joseph., Government, Resistance to., Labor solidarity., Protests, demonstrations, vigils, etc. -- Washington, D.C., Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (Washington, D.C.), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Sept. 21, 1981.
KZ1151 Malvina and Dorothy / produced by Dorothy Healey.

Folk singer Malvina Reynolds talks with Dorothy Healey and sings some of her own songs about the...

Healey, Dorothy, 1914-2006, Political ballads and songs., Women musicians., Ku Klux Klan (1915- ), Rape -- Songs and music., Radicalism -- Songs and music., Protest songs., Topical songs., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 8 Jan. 1978; 18 Mar. 1979.
KZ1209 An interview with Yuri Kochiyama / produced by Miya Iwataki.

On May 19, 1982, KPFK celebrated Malcolm X's birthday with special programming on the civil...

Kochiyama, Yuri, Iwataki, Miya, JAPANESE AMERICANS, Asian Americans--Civil rights--History, X, Malcolm, 1925-1965, East wind, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 19 May 1982.
KZ1230 We remember Jean Donovan / produced by Blase Bonpane and Chuck Moore.

Pat and Ray Donovan, parents of Jean Donovan, one of four American nuns who was murdered in El...

Donovan, Pat., Clennan, David., Donovan, Ray., Bonpane, Blase., Moore, Chuck., Murder -- El Salvador., Donovan, Jean, Kline, Michael, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 24 Dec. 1982; 17 Feb. 1983.
KZ1272 Shigeko Sasamori addresses Physicians for Social Responsibility.

Shigeko Sasamori, a "Hiroshima Maiden" who survived the dropping of the atomic bomb...

Sasamori, Shigeko., Nuclear warfare -- Medical aspects., Cousins, Norman., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Physicians for Social Responsibility (U.S.), Hiroshima -- Atomic bombing, 1945 -- Personal narratives. KPFK, 1980?
WZ0256 Clips of women's voices and issues

Tape labeled "Women's" and contains a list of clips related to the women's...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Radio news programs WPFW, ca. 1979-12-20/1983-01-22?