American Women -- Health

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AZ0027.01 Environmental carcinogens / produced by Adi Gevins and Laurie Garrett (Episode 1)

Montage on the environmental origins of cancer, occupational health hazards, and the reluctance...

Ames, Bruce N., Gevins, Adi., Occupational health and safety., Peabody awards, Industrial toxicology., Carcinogens., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 20 Jan. 1977.
AZ0027.02 The Opening of the flu season : a look at the preparations and repercussions of the swine flu vaccination program / produced by Adi Gevins and Laurie Garrett. (Episode 2)

Examination of the preparations and repercussions of the Swine Flu vaccination program. Contains...

Gevins, Adi., Peabody awards, Influenza vaccines., Swine influenza., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 20 Jan. 1977.
AZ0027.03 Recombinant DNA : genetic engineering in the corporate world / produced by Adi Gevins and Laurie Garrett (Episode 3)

In this program on DNA, the thin line between research and corporate profit, public benefits and...

Gevins, Adi., Peabody awards, Corporate profits., Recombinant DNA., Genetic engineering., Garrett, Laurie, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Feb. 3, 1977.
AZ0027.04 Fraud in the sciences / produced by Adi Gevins and Laurie Garrett (Episode 4)

An examination of fraud, fudging, and stretching the truth in the sciences. Includes interviews...

Nader, Laura., Milleron, Norman., Kamin, Leon J., Research ethics., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Feb. 17, 1977.
AZ0027.14 Test tube babies / produced by Laurie Garrett.

Documentary on the moral, physical, and socio-political controversy surrounding artificial...

Artificial insemination, Human., Fertilization in vitro, Human., Science -- Social aspects., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Dec. 13, 1978
AZ0389 The Politics of nursing / produced by Toni Gray.

This documentary describes the history of the healing arts in the U.S., especially the women...

Medical care -- United States., Women -- Health., Nurses -- Political activity., Women at Work Broadcast awards., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Nov. 6, 1979.
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.
AZ0552 Health and safety in the automated office: VDTs / produced by Mara Liasson

This short documentary examines the impact of the machine that best represents the automation of...

Zaret, Milton, Video display terminals., Occupational health and safety., Office workers -- Health hazards., Women labor unionists., Bertinuson, Janet, Women at Work Broadcast awards., Women labor union members--United States, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women employees, Palter, Helen S. KPFA, March 7, 1981
AZ0577 Informed consent / produced by Amanda Spake

Amanda Spake from "Mother Jones" talks to Howard Rosenberg about his article "...

Nuclear power -- Health hazards., Medical research -- Moral and religious aspects., Cancer -- Research., Radiation -- Physiological effect., Leukemia, Medicine, Experimental, Lushbaugh, Clarence C. (Clarence Chancelum), 1916-, Rosenberg, Howard L., 1951-, Sexton, Mary Sue, Oak Ridge Institute of Nuclear Studies, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, August 25, 1981
AZ0581.03 Cancer / produced by Michael Singsen and Peggy Stein. (Episode 3 of 5)

Cancer--it can be caused by the work we do. But how much? What causes it? Who is to blame? What...

Cancer, Carcinogens., Occupational health and safety., Petroleum chemicals industry -- Employees -- Health and hygiene -- United States, Cameron, Buck, Coye, Molly Joel, Epstein, Samuel S., Dryden, Stanley, Rankin, Alexis, Schneiderman, Marvin, Swanson, Steve, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Mazzocchi, Tony KPFA, July 16, 1981
AZ0581.04 Genetic hazards / produced by Michael Singsen and Mary Shinoff. (Episode 4 of 5)

How do the jobs we do affect our unborn generations? What are genetic toxins? How can we protect...

Dibromochloropropane, Occupational reproductive hazards., Occupational health and safety., Birth defects, Petroleum chemicals industry -- Employees -- Health and hygiene -- United States, United States. Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, United States. Toxic Substances Control Act, Cavalli, Richard, Coye, Molly Joel, Dryden, Stanley, Hricko, Andrea, Mazzocchi, Tony, Oppenheimer, Carol, Robbins, Anthony S., Swanson, Steve, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, July 1981
AZ0611 Health and women in Grenada / produced by Sue Supriano

The 1979 revolution in Grenada brought new leadership to the country and many improvements in...

Grenada Food and Nutrition Council, Medical care., Women -- Grenada, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1982.
AZ0642.14 Majority report, August 20, 1987: Temporary workers and South African women's day

Production reel from Majority Report, August 20, 1987. Segments: 1. Jane Walsh, co-producer of...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Radio news programs, Walsh, Jane, Sancho, Nelia, Javate de Dios, Aurora, Vaid, Urvashi, Windborne, Janice, Bernstein, Gerald, Natividad, Irene, Meier, Deborah, DuRivage, Virginia, Mnumzana, Susan, Van Clay, Mary KPFA, Aug. 20, 1987.
AZ0673 The tracks of my tears: women on heroin / produced by Ginny Z. Berson

According to some sources, heroin use by women has tripled in the last decade. Why? Is "the...

Murphy, Sheila., Narcotic addicts -- Personal narratives., Drugs and women., Heroin., Radio call-in shows, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Rosenbaum, Marsha, 1948- KPFA, Aug. 28, 1982.
AZ0974 From the cancer journals / Audre Lorde.

Live readings by poet, activist and essayist Audre Lorde (1934 - 1992) from her non-fiction work...

Women authors -- Personal narratives., Lorde, Audre, Breast -- Cancer -- Patients -- Biography., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1978?.
BB0276 From a mountain valley in Nepal / Judith Baumbgartner ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.

Judith P. Baumgartner, a Swiss registered nurse, spent two years in Nepal under the auspices of...

Baumbgartner, Judith., Thompson, Elsa Knight, Nepal -- Description and travel., Rural health services -- Nepal, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Swiss Association for Technical Assistance in Nepal KPFA, August 26, 1962
BB0333 Grow old with 17 million others / Clark Tibbitts interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Dr. Clark Tibbitts, Deputy director of the Special Staff on Aging, a staff agency to the...

Seniors -- United States -- Social conditions., Seniors -- Health and welfare., Tibbitts, Clark, 1903-1985, United States. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, November 13, 1962
BB0394 Thinking of suicide / Bernard Mayes interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Bernard Mayes was an ordained Episcopal priest, a volunteer radio producer at KPFA, and the...

Suicide -- Prevention, Mayes, Bernard., Psychology., Suicide., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, March 19, 1963
BB0521.02 The challenge to women / John B. Saunders (Episode 2 of 15)

Part 2 of KPFA's presentation of the University of California's Medical Center Conference "The...

Saunders, J. B. de C. M. (John Bertrand de Cusance Morant), 1903-1991, The challenge to women : the biological avalanche, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, Overpopulation., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, June 14, 1965
BB1501 Children of Vietnam / Madeline Duckles interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Madeline Duckles, Chairman of the San Francisco branch of the Committee of Responsibility, talks...

Duckles, Madeline, 1915-2013, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Children, Committee of Responsibility to Save War-Burned and War-Injured Vietnamese Children (U.S.), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, December 27, 1967
BB1591 The work of Albert Schweitzer / Rhena Schweitzer Eckert interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

An interview with Rhena Schweitzer Eckert, daughter of Albert Schweitzer. She talks to KPFA...

Hospitals -- Africa., Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965, Schweitzer Miller, Rhena, Lambaréné (Moyen-Ogooué, Gabon), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, May 12, 1962
BB1593 Asia's children / Jack Ling interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Jack Ling is the Public Information Officer for the United Nations International Children’s...

Ling, Jack C. S., Thompson, Elsa Knight, Child health services., World Health Organization, Children -- Asia, UNICEF, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, May 15, 1962
BB1703 Poor diet in pregnancy: cause of toxemia / panel moderated by Lou Hartman

A panel discussion with Dr. Howard Jacobson, associate professor of obstetrics at the University...

Pregnancy, Complications of., Toxemia of pregnancy, Fetal malnutrition, Brewer, Thomas H., Jacobson, Howard N., Nelson, Robert N., Steinkamp, Ruth C., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, July 18, 1967
BB1802 Planned parenthood in the ghetto / Emily Lewis and Dr. Edward Lampley interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Dr. Edward Lampley and Emily Lewis talk with Elsa Knight Thompson about the problems of birth...

Inner cities -- Health aspects -- United States, Lampley, Edward C., 1931-2015, Lewis, Emily Vernon, 1920-2007, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Birth control -- United States., African American physicians, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Prenatal care. KPFA, April 16, 1968
BB2031 Abortion: inside and outside the hospital / moderated by Lucinda Cisler and James Clapp (Episode 2)

This is the same tape as BB3770.02,...

Henrie, W. J. Bryan, 1896-1972, Abortion -- Law and legislation., Women -- Legal status, laws, etc., Nathanson, Bernard N., 1926-2011, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, January 8, 1969
BB2235 A medical desert / Dr. Richard Fine and Shari Whitehead interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Elsa Knight Thompson talks with Shari Whitehead of the International Liberation School and Dr....

Fine, Richard N., Whitehead, Shari, Thompson, Elsa Knight, Health facilities -- New Mexico., Indians of North America -- Civil rights., Española Basin (N.M.), El Rito (Rio Arriba County, N.M.), Mexican Americans -- Civil rights, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, KPFA open hour KPFA, July 30, 1969
BB2349 NEW PAL / Ronald Pereira interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Ronald Pereira, ex-heroin addict age 21, tells KPFA's Elsa Knight Thompson about a drug...

Pereira, Ronald., Drug abuse -- Treatment., Prisoners -- Medical care., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, February 13, 1970
BB2355 The Pill / Dr. Benjamin Major and Dr. Harold Williams

Dr. Ben Major and Dr. Harold Williams at Pauley Ballroom, U.C. Berkeley, December 3, 1969,...

Williams, Harold, 1921-, Major, Benjamin, Birth control, Oral contraceptives -- Side effects., Taylor, Maida, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, March 23, 1970
BB2486 Our children / George Roth interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

George Roth, physician and member of the Committee of Responsibility, talks with Elsa Knight...

Roth, George., Vietnam -- Social conditions., Medical facilities -- Vietnam., Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Children, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Atrocities, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, May 1970
BB3580 What every woman should know about abortion / Dr. Robert E. Hall ; interviewed by Mary Orovan

Dr. Robert E. Hall, President of the Association for the Study of Abortion discusses his...

Hall, Robert E., 1924-1995, Abortion, WBAI Public Affairs Special, Association for the Study of Abortion, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, January 27, 1969
BB3817.01 After surgery (Episode 1 of 6)

Documentary on New York City hospitals, evaluating the affiliation program between municipal and...

Health facilities -- New York (City)., Hospitals -- New York (State) -- New York, Voluntary hospitals, Brown, Howard, 1924-1975, Burlage, Robb, 1937-, Morehead, Mildred, 1919-2006, Sharfstein, Steven S. (Steven Samuel), 1942-, Tolchin, Martin, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, September 4, 1968
BB3817.02 New York City hospitals are dangerous to your life (Episode 2 of 6)

Documentary on New York City hospitals, evaluating the affiliation program between municipal and...

AFSCME. District Council 37 (New York, N.Y.), Health facilities -- New York (City)., Hospitals -- New York (State) -- New York, Hospitals--Furniture, equipment, etc., Voluntary hospitals, Brown, Howard, 1924-1975, Haldeman, Jack C., 1912-1985, Lane, Myles J., 1903-1987, Tolchin, Martin, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, September 11, 1968
BB3817.03 Research with the poor (Episode 3 of 6)

Documentary on New York City hospitals, evaluating the affiliation program between municipal and...

Health facilities -- New York (City)., Hospitals -- New York (State) -- New York, Medical care -- Economic aspects., Medicine -- Research -- Economic aspects, Voluntary hospitals, Brown, Howard, 1924-1975, Haldeman, Jack C., 1912-1985, Lane, Myles J., 1903-1987, Morehead, Mildred, 1919-2006, Tolchin, Martin, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, September 18, 1968
BB3817.04 Hospital use and abuse (Episode 4 of 6)

Documentary on New York City hospitals, evaluating the affiliation program between municipal and...

Hospitals -- New York (State) -- New York, Health facilities -- New York (City)., Hospitals -- Administration, Voluntary hospitals, Burlage, Robb, 1937-, Lane, Myles J., 1903-1987, Tolchin, Martin, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, September 25, 1968
BB3817.05 Community health care and Medicaid cutbacks (Episode 5 of 6)

Documentary on New York City hospitals, evaluating the affiliation program between municipal and...

Hospitals -- New York (State) -- New York, Health facilities -- New York (City)., Medical care -- Economic aspects., Voluntary hospitals, Brown, Howard, 1924-1975, Burlage, Robb, 1937-, Medicaid, Clapp, Richard, 1945-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, October 2, 1968
BB3817.06 Organization, control, and planning for medical services (Episode 6 of 6)

Documentary on New York City hospitals, evaluating the affiliation program between municipal and...

Hospitals -- New York (State) -- New York, Health facilities -- New York (City)., Medical care -- Economic aspects., Voluntary hospitals, Burlage, Robb, 1937-, Brown, Howard, 1924-1975, Haldeman, Jack C., 1912-1985, Piel, Gerard, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, October 9, 1968
BB4452 Impotence and frigidity : is there a cure? / Earle Marsh and Alex Finkle.

A rebroadcast of the Medical Radio Conference which was broadcast live on KPFA on March 5, 1968...

Marsh, Earle M., Sex counseling and therapy, Finkle, Alex, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Infertility, Male, Infertility, Female KPFA, 18 July 1968.
BB5547 Fashions in funerals: interview with Jessica Mitford

Jessica Mitford, author of "The American Way of Death" (Buccaneer Books, 1963), talks...

Mitford, Jessica, 1917-1996, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Thompson, Elsa Knight, Undertakers and undertaking, Death care industry, Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Economic aspects -- United States. KPFA, 8 Oct. 1965; 20 Feb. 1966.
BC0019.23 Washington report-July 21, 1971: Subcommittee on juvenile delinquency / Senator Birch Bayh

Senator Birch Bayh (1928 - ) from Indiana, chair of the Judiciary Committee, questions former...

Buyh, Birch., Drugs and youth., Juvenile delinquency., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 21 July 1971.
BC0670 Women in consumer advocacy

Consumer activist Ida Honorof discusses survival on a polluted planet with Dr. Ruth Harmer,...

Pollution., Environmental health., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, February 22, 1972
BC0724.02 Consciousness raising-WBAI (Episode 2 of 4): Adolescent puberty rituals

Consciousness-raising: An examination of women's issues. This discussion focuses on...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Consciousness raising., Women's movement, Feminism, Women -- Social conditions., Women -- Personal narratives. WBAI, likely between October 8, 1971 and April 28, 1972
BC0943.01 Sexual response in women and men / Joy Norin and Leslie Cohen

This program deals with sexual response in women and men. The speakers are Joy Norin and Leslie...

Cohen, Leslie., Women -- Sexuality., Men -- Sexuality., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, June 24 and September 10, 1972
BC0943.02 Menstruation, puberty through menopause (Part One only)

Know your body: Menstruation, puberty through menopause. This lecture was part of the "Know...

Women's health services, Women -- Medical care., Menstruation (in religion, folklore, etc.)., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, October 08, 1972
BC0943.03 Pregnancy

Know your body: Pregnancy. This is lecture is part of a course on women's health given at...

Women's health services, Women -- Medical care., Pregnancy., Childbirth, Natural childbirth, Breast feeding -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, October 22, 1972
BC0943.04 Women and doctors

Know your body: Women and doctors. This lecture, part of the series "Know Your Body"...

Women's health services, Women -- Medical care., Sex discrimination against women, Women -- Health., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, October 15, 1972
BC0981.04 Women as health consumers / Ellen Frankfort. (Episode 4)

Ellen Frankfort (1937-1987) was a medical writer and the author of "Vaginal Politics...

Consumer advocacy., Medical care -- Quality control., Frankfort, Ellen, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 24 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.
BC1191 A Mingled Yarn : chronicle of a troubled family / Dr. Beulah Parker ; interviewed by Betty Roszak.

Betty Roszak interviews Dr. Beulah Parker, psychiatrist and author of A Mingled Yarn: Chronicle...

Parker, Beulah., Family -- United States., Women authors, Mingled Yarn : chronicle of a troubled family / Dr. Beulah Parker ; interviewed by Betty Roszak.**A, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Schizophrenics -- Family relationships., Mental illness--United States KPFA, 4 Dec. 1972.
BC1205 Human experimentation / Marcia Greenberg ; interviewed by David Selvin.

Marcia Greenberg, a Washington, D.C. lawyer, testified recently before a Senate sub-committee...

Greenberg, Marcia., Contraceptive drugs., Pharmaceutical research., Research ethics., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 23 Feb. 1972.
BC1871 Which doctors are witches?

A discussion with Deirdre English and Barbara Ehrenreich, authors of "Witches, midwives,...

Ehrenreich, Barbara, English, Deirdre, Alternative medicine., Women workers., Women -- Health., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Healers., Midwifery KPFK, June 20, 1974
BC2005 Strong at the broken places: middle class women and drugs

Two women - Barbara Kerr, author of "Strong in the Broken Places: Women Who Have Survived...

Drugs and women., Women -- Psychology., Kerr, Barbara., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 3 Aug 1974
BC2243.04 American Association for the Advancement of Science / Chauncey Starr and other panel reports: hosted by Paul McIsaac.

Paul McIsaac hosts the third in a series of programs called "Science and the quality of...

Julty, Sam., Bellow, Bonnie., Lopate, Carol., Rosen, David., Starr, Chauncey., Occupational health and safety., Science -- Social aspects., Energy resources -- United States., American Association for the Advancement of Science., Women in science, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 30 Jan. 1975.
BC2249.03 The Treatment of cancer / produced by Bonnie Bellow. (Episode 3 of 11)

Three doctors, all heads of their departments in their respective fields of surgery, radiology...

Medical care -- United States., Cancer, Cancer -- Technological innovations., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, ca. March 1975.
BC2249.04 Women and cancer : hosted by Viv Sutherland. (Episode 4 of 11)

One of a series of programs on the myths and realities of cancer hosted by Viv Sutherland....

Overton, Mary, Strax, Philip., Klarberg, Richard., Fuge, Denise., Booth, Pam., Cancer, Women -- Health., Breast -- Cancer, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Cancer in women. WBAI, 11 Apr. 1975.
BC2249.05 Living and dying with cancer / Lois Jaffe ; interviewed by Larry Soloman (Episode 5 of 11)

A very personal program centered around a woman diagnosed as terminal. The woman, Lois Jaffe,...

Jaffe, Lois, Cancer, Patients' rights., Death -- Psychological aspects., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, April 1975 (day unknown)
BC2249.07 Alternative cancer cures (Program Two) / produced by Margot Adler and Paul McIsaac. (Episode 7 of 11)

This is the second program dealing with unorthodox cancer cures. Diets, psychic healing and...

Sackman, Ruth., Alternative medicine., Cancer, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, ca. May 1975
BC2249.09 Artists, craftsmen and cancer / hosted by Paul McIsaac. (Episode 9 of 11)

Dr. Bertram Carnow of the University of Illinois School of Public Health, Gail Barazini, artist...

Stellman, Jeanne Mager, 1947-, McAnn, Michael., Occupational health and safety -- United States., Cancer -- Environmental aspects., Carnow, Bertram W., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, ca. May 1975.
BC2249.10 Eating may be hazardous to your health / produced by Jerry Ruskin, Nina Mende and Paul McIsaac. (Episode 10 of 11)

Made for Food Day 1975 (April 17), this documentary examines the thousands of additives in our...

Verrett, Jacqueline, Lijinsky, W. (William), 1928-2004, Angelotti, Robert, Cancer -- Research., Food industry and trade -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 17 April 1975
BC2582 Midwives / interviews by Viv Sutherland.

Viv Sutherland interviews three midwives on their work and its benefits to women. The guests are...

Childbirth, Midwifery, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 1975 (day unknown)
BC2641 Rose Kushner / interviewed by Viv Sutherland

Viv Sutherland interviews Rose Kushner (1929 - 1990), author of "Breast Cancer: A Personal...

Kushner, Rose, Cancer, Breast -- Radiography, Breast -- Cancer, Cancer in women., Rose Kushner / interviewed by Viv Sutherland., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 1975 (day unknown)
BC2679 Women and breast cancer / Rose Kushner ; interviewed by Kathy McAnally.

Kathy McAnally talks with Rose Kushner, author of Breast Cancer, A Personal History and an...

McAnally, Kathy., Cancer, Women -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Kushner, Rose, Breast -- Cancer -- Patients -- Biography. KPFA, 21 Nov. 1975.
BC2680 Dear doctor ain't so dear / Ellen Frankfort and Laura Brown ; produced by Kathy McAnally.

A program examining the sexism of the (mostly male) medical profession, how this results in...

McAnally, Kathy., Brown, Laura., Women -- Health., Physicians., Frankfort, Ellen, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Physicians--Malpractice KPFA, 12 May 1975.
BC2761 To have? Or not to have?...a child / Elaine Douglass and Bonnie Bellow.

Bonnie Bellow and Elaine Douglass discuss the decision to have children or not, including Ms....

Parenthood., Sterilization (Birth control)., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 1 Jan and 17 Feb. 1974.
BC2796 The Occupational health status of women / Vilma Hunt.

Talk on the occupational health status of women at the Annual Meeting of the American...

Women -- Health., Hunt, Vilma R., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women -- Employment -- United States., Hricko, Andrea, Marrett, Cora Bagley, Stellman, Jeanne Mager, 1947- WBAI, 1975.
IZ0069 X-rays : more harm than good? / Priscilla Laws ; interviewed by Lynn Samuels.

Priscilla Laws, author of "X-rays: More harm than good?" (Rodale Press, 1977) is...

Samuels, Lynn., Laws, Priscilla., X-rays -- Physiological effect., Women authors, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Consumer protection. WBAI, July 4, 1977.
IZ0449.11 Women's occupational health: November 10, 1980

The first in a series of programs on women's occupational safety and health with Dr. Jeanne...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Stellman, Jeanne Mager, 1947-, Henifin, Mary Sue, 1953-, Occupational health and safety -- Law and legislation., Occupational health and safety., Women workers. WBAI, November 10, 1980
IZ0449.12 Women's occupational health: December 15, 1980

Another in a series of programs on women and occupational safety and health produced by Dr....

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Stellman, Jeanne Mager, 1947-, Henifin, Mary Sue, 1953-, Nussbaum, Karen, Garson, Barbara., Women workers., Office workers -- Health hazards., Occupational health and safety. WBAI, December 15, 1980
IZ0449.13 Women's occupational safety: February 9, 1981

Women's Occupational Health and Safety hour hosted by Dr. Jeanne Stellman and Mary Sue...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Occupational health and safety., Women workers., Cancer in women., Stellman, Jeanne Mager, 1947-, Cancer -- Environmental aspects. WBAI, February 9, 1981
IZ0449.15 Women's occupational health: August 10, 1981

Aircheck of Everywomanspace episode in a series on women's occupational safety and health,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Stellman, Jeanne Mager, 1947-, Henifin, Mary Sue, 1953-, Women workers., Occupational health and safety. WBAI, August 10, 1981.
IZ0449.27 Women's legal clinic: February 3, 1980

Everywomanspace: Women's legal clinic. Reproductive Hazards in the Workplace. February 3,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women workers., Occupational reproductive hazards., Sex discrimination in employment, DUPONT WBAI, February 3, 1980.
IZ0921 Karen Cosden interviewed by Eileen Zalisk: March 21, 1979

Eileen Zalisk interviews Karen Cosden[sp?] about women and sex hormones. "Fighting the...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Birth control, Sex hormones, Diethylstilbestrol--Adverse effects. WBAI, ca. March 21, 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
IZ1086 The Velvet Sledgehammer: June 29, 1983

Production reel for June 29, 1983 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer, produced and hosted by...

Women authors, Pacifism., Women -- Medical care., Walker, Alice, 1944-, Kollwitz, Kathe Schmidt, 1867-1945., Klepfisz, Irena, 1941-, Smedley, Agnes, 1892-1950, Forché, Carolyn, Paley, Grace., Grahn, Judy, 1940-, Griffin, Susan., LE SUEUR, MERIDEL., Corea, Gena, Dworkin, Andrea., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 29 Jun. 1983
IZ1366 FOIA - The Right To Know panel on the health of atomic vets

A panel discussion on the right to know, with William Howard, past president of the National...

United States. Freedom of Information Act., VETERANS, Atomic bomb -- Testing., Women's health services, Napoli, Maryann, 1940-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, October 11, 1982
IZ1415 The Halima Toure show: Lunaception

Halima Toure interviews writer Louise Lacey on her book "Lunaception," wherein they...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lacey, Louise, Birth control, Menstruation (in religion, folklore, etc.)., Contraception. WBAI, December 7, 1977
IZ1428 Science reporter Laurie Garrett speaks about the AIDS epidemic

Interview with science reporter for National Public Radio, Laurie Garrett, about the political...

Garrett, Laurie, AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) -- Political aspects., AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) -- Analysis. WBAI, ca. 1988 (date unknown)
IZ1486 Radiation victim advocate Janet Gordon and victim Gloria Gregerson interviewed by Eileen Zalisk

Production reel for a program produced by Eileen Zalisk, possibly Velvet Sledgehammer. Includes...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, GORDON, JANET, Nuclear weapons -- Testing., RADIATION, Radiation -- Health hazards -- Personal narratives., Radiation -- Health hazards., Radiation injuries WBAI, ca. 1980 (date unknown)
IZ1489 The Velvet Sledgehammer: December 20, 1978

The Velvet Sledgehammer for December 20, 1978, produced by Adrienne Gantt. Contents: Interview...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Fertilization in vitro, Human., Art, African, Goddesses., Folklore, Museums -- New York City. WBAI, 20 Dec 1978
IZ1495 Interview with Gerda Lerner on her book A Death of One's Own

Tricia Del Longo interviews Dr. Gerda Lerner (1920 - 2013), an historian and pioneer in the...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lerner, Gerda, 1920-2013, DEATH, Historians., Death in literature, Death in literature., Death -- Psychological aspects., Women's history WBAI, December 25, 1978
IZ1536 Women's health movement and the WATCH arrests

Eileen Zalisk speaks with Debbie Stuart-Smalley from Womancare, a feminist healthcare center in...

Women's health services, Abortion, Abortion -- Law and legislation., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI ca. November 8, 1979 (no broadcast info on tape)
KZ0581 Mammography, X-rays, and more cancer / Irwin Bross ; interviewed by Ida Honorof.

Ida Honorof interviews Dr. Irwin Bross, Director of the Roswell Park Memorial Institute for...

Bross, Irwin D.J., Radiation -- Health hazards., Cancer education., X-rays and cancer., Breast -- Radiography, Mammography, X-rays, and more cancer / Irwin Bross ; interviewed by Ida Honorof., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 12 Mar. 1979.
KZ0780 Inner beauty, inner light : Yoga for pregnant women / Frederick LeBoyer interviewed by Barbara Cady

Barbara Cady interviews Frederick Leboyer on his book and the techniques it explores. "...

Leboyer, Frédérick, Pregnancy., Yoga -- Therapeutic use., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Nov. 30, 1978.
KZ1034 Minority workers' health and safety : a panel of experts from Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers (OCAW)

Doctors from University of California, Los Angeles and Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers (OCAW)...

Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union, Moure, Rafael., Itaya, Sharon., Harris, Bill., Washington, William., Occupational health and safety., Labor unions, Minorities -- Employment -- United States., Minority workers' health and safety : an oil, chemical, and atomic workers panel / produced by Clare Spark., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, May 2, 1981.
KZ1035 Burn out! / produced by Helene Rosenbluth and Catherine Stifter

Investigation of the burnout syndrome caused by overwork, over-involvement, and over-...

Rosenbluth, Helene, Burnout syndrome., Job Satisfaction., Stress., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, May 19, 1981.
KZ1037 Teach-in on reproductive rights / produced by Clare Spark

The Los Angeles chapter of the Committee on Abortion Rights and Sterilization Abuse (CARASA)...

Spark, Clare., Gluck, Sherna., Brooks, Betty., Cornell, Drucilla., Freeman, Debbie., Rodriguez, Maria., Sherley, Louise., Vogel, Joan., Abortion -- Personal narratives., Gays and child custody., Sterilization (Birth control)., Gay parents., Sexual ethics, Right-to-life movement., Abortion -- Law and legislation., Teach-in for reproductive rights / produced by Clare Spark.**A, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, May 14, 1981.
KZ1128 The obsession / Kim Chernin

Author Kim Chernin talks about the fixation American women have with their bodies, what they eat...

Chernin, Kim., Diet., Women authors, Food habits., Women -- Psychology., Obsession / Kim Chernin ; produced by Helene Rosenbluth.**The, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Nov. 1981; May 17, 1982.
TZ0028 It's your body / by Dr. Niels Lauersen interviewed by Clara Kern

Producer Clara Kern interviews Dr. Niels Lauersen on the responsibility and prerogatives of...

Medical care -- Quality control., Lauersen, Niels H., Healthcare for women, Women -- Health., Women -- Medical care., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFT, October 1982.