American Women -- Beauty and body image

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AZ0002 Mannequins, millionettes, and women / produced by Frances Emley.

This program explores the contradiction between the well-publicized women who are members of the...

Women in mass media., Mass media., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Feb. 26, 1976.
AZ0470 Fear of fat : the politics of body size / produced by Santiago Casal and Laura Finkler.

This program examines the existing medical perspective on body size, the ideology of...

Freespirit, Judy., Millman, Marcia., MacKenzie, Margaret., Casal, Santiago., Finkler, Laura., Obesity., Fat., Body image., Clarion awards., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, June 19, 1980.
BC0660 Her Raven Tresses

Examination of the symbolism, mystique, sensuality, myth, and metaphor of hair in our society....

Popular culture., Hair., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, February 19, 1972
BC0745 Promise her anything / produced by Caryl Ratner.

Promise her anything...and give her whatever she'll buy. A look at the cosmetics industry...

Cosmetics., Women -- Attitudes., Promise her anything / produced by Caryl Ratner., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 20 Apr. 1972.
BC0981.03 The image of women in art / Linda Nochlin (Episode 3)

Dr. Linda Nochlin is a professor of Art History at Vasser, visiting professor at Hunter College...

Body image., Women in art., Nochlin, Linda., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 10 Oct. 1972.
BC0985 Menstrual blood / produced by Jan Legnitto and Isabel Welsh.

The audio track (actuality) to a theater-piece about the psychology, sociology, and physiology...

Menstruation (in religion, folklore, etc.)., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, December 26, 1972.
BC1015 Growing up female in the 50s / produced by Brett Vuolo.

Documentary on sex stereotyping in American during the 1950s. Producer Brett Vuolo introduces it...

Women -- United States -- Social conditions., The Fifties -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, October 16 1972 and KPFA, March 1979.
BC1087.01 Consciousness raising-KPFA (Episode 1 of 4): How we feel about our bodies

Consciousness raising. This is the first episode in a series to air on KPFA from June 21, 1972...

Body image., Consciousness raising., Women -- Psychology., Consciousness raising / produced by Jan Legnitto., Women -- Personal narratives., Women -- Social conditions., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, June 21, 1972
BC1087.03 Consciousness raising-KPFA (Episode 3 of 4): Role-playing

Consciousness raising. An examination of role-playing and stereotypes that oppress women: "...

Consciousness raising., Women -- Psychology., Women -- Social conditions., Women -- Personal narratives., Sex role, Consciousness raising / produced by Jan Legnitto., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 19 July 1972.
BC1177 Fat as a feminist issue / Myrna Lamb.

Feminist playwright Myrna Lamb (b. 1930) reads her essay on women and body image "Fat as a...

Body image., Feminism, Lamb, Myrna, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, October 18, 1972
BC1255 Women in advertising.

Discussion of the presentation and exploitation of women by mass media advertising held at the...

Women in advertising., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Mass media and women, Wallach, Anne Tolstoi, Trahey, Jane, Carbine, Patricia Theresa WBAI, 19 Dec. 1972.
BC1586 Fat is a feminist issue / Carol Munter and Susie Orbach ; interviewed by Ann Snitow.

WBAI's Ann Snitow discusses body image, overweight and feminist issues with Carol Munter...

Orbach, Susie, 1946-, Munter, Carol., Feminism, Overeating., Body image., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, March 24, 1973
IZ1093 The Velvet Sledgehammer: December 7, 1983 (Part 1 only)

The Velvet Sledgehammer for December 7, 1983, hosted by Judy Pasternak. The program begins with...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Anderson, Jane, 1954-, Wilford, Anne, Sweet Honey in the Rock (Musical group), Gay entertainers., FILM FESTIVALS, Film criticism., Women filmmakers., Comedians., Women comedians, Body image. WBAI, 7 Dec. 1983
KZ0560 If I can't sell it, I'll keep sitting on it before I'll give it away / produced by Susan Anderson.

A documentary about the image of woman in TV advertising and programming in two parts. The first...

Tompkins, Angel., Skotnes, Pearl., Polakoff, Beverly., Anderson, Susan., Women in advertising., Women in television., Television -- Psychological aspects., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Part 1: 16 Aug. 1978; Part 2: 23 Aug. 1978.
KZ1036 The girls with the golden hair / produced by Helene Rosenbluth and Linda Mack.

A light-hearted look at the world of blondes, incorporating music, interviews, readings and...

Rosenbluth, Helene, Hair -- Dyeing and bleaching., Women -- Attitudes., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 18 Nov. 1981.