American Women -- Science and scientists

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AZ0027 Science story

Science Story was a bi-monthly program dedicated to the demystification of science and medicine...

Garrett, Laurie, Gevins, Adi., Science radio programs, Peabody awards, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, January 1977 through circa May 1978
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.
AZ0027.05 A visit to the Stanford Primate Research Center / produced by Adi Gevins and Laurie Garrett

The Stanford Primate Research Center houses primates in a natural-like habitat and provides...

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Previously cataloged as AZ0043.

Coe, Christopher L., Levine, Seymour, 1925-, Primates -- Behavior., Stanford Outdoor Primate Facility, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, March 3, 1977
AZ0027.06 Galapagos Islands discovered : evolution of the ocean floor / Dr. John Corliss ; interviewed by Laurie Garrett.

Laurie Garrett interviews Dr. John Corliss of Oregon State University, Corvalis, co-head of the...

Evolution of the ocean floor., Galapagos Islands., Corliss, John., Marine biology -- Galapagos Islands., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Apr. 11, 1977.
AZ0027.07 A condemnation of sociobiology / Dr. Seymour Washburn ; interviewed by Laurie Garrett.

Dr. Seymour Washburn, professor of anthropology at University of California, Berkeley, attacks...

Sociobiology, Garrett, Laurie, Wilson, Edward O., Washburn, Seymour, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, American Association for the Advancement of Science. KPFA, July 11, 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
AZ0407 Switching on the sun / produced by Peggy Hughes

A look at the potential of solar energy and the technical obstacles it faces. The first part of...

Alternative energy sources., Renewable energy sources., Solar energy., Energy resources., Switching on the sun / produced by Peggy Hughes., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Wilcox, Bruce A. KPFA, Mar. 12, 1980.
AZ0462 Woman scientist interviewed by William Mandel

This episode of Mandel's focus on the Soviet Union begins with a lengthier introduction than...

Scientists -- Soviet Union., Women -- Soviet Union., Seniors -- Soviet Union., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Radio call-in shows KPFA, June 9, 1980
BB0430 Rachel Carson : a memorial appreciation

A memorial program for biologist Rachel Carson (1907 - 1964), author of "Silent spring,...

Women marine scientists, Carson, Rachel, 1907-1964, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 8 July 1964; 16 Aug. 1964.
BB0693 With Margaret Mead in New Guinea / Lenora Foerstel interviewed by Larry Birns

Interview with Lenora Foerstel, anthropologist, artist, mother of two, and professor at the...

Manus Island (Papua New Guinea), Foerstel, Lenora, 1929-, Anthropologists., Manus (Papua New Guinean people), Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Maloat, Paliau KPFA, September 25, 1964
BB3234 Behavior patterns in the U.S. and the Soviet Union

Anthropologist Dr. Margaret Mead, psychoanalyst Franz Alexander, and Dr. Donald A. Lowry, former...

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics -- Social conditions., Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978, Alexander, Franz, 1891-1964., United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union, Lowry, Donald A., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, first broadcast June 8, 1960; rebroadcast January 8, 1967
BB5347 Can we find an index for the quality of life? / moderated by S. Fred Singer and Mancur Olson.

Symposium heard at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) held in...

Olson, Mancur., Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978, Singer, S. Fred (Siegfried Fred), 1924-, American Association for the Advancement of Science., Science -- Social aspects., Can we find an index for the quality of life? / moderated by S. Fred Singer and Mancur Olson., Teitel, Simón, Foa, Uriel G., 1916-1990, Combs, Jerry Walker, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 23 Jan. 1972.
BC2243.01 Introduction to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (A.A.A.S.)

First in a series on "Science and the quality of life." An introduction to the...

Goldfarb, Theodore D., 1935-, Science -- Social aspects., American Association for the Advancement of Science., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 30 Jan. 1975.
BC2243.03 Reports from the 1975 American Association for the Advancement of Science (A.A.A.S.) Convention

This program consists of various reports on panels. Including a short interview by Bob Zalisk...

Audin, Lindsay., Brascombe, Lewis M., Blumenthal, Tina., Rainone, Nanette., Science and the humanities., American Association for the Advancement of Science., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 30 Jan. 1975.
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.
BC2908.01 Science fiction, ideology, and evolving consciousness / hosted by Linda Strawn (Episode 1 of 5)

Linda Strawn hosts this program which includes interviews with researchers and activists on the...

Berry, Thomas, 1914-2009, Hubbard, Barbara Marx, 1929-, Strawn, Linda., Livingston, Dennis, Forecasting., New age (Concepts, lifestyles, etc.)., Science fiction, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 3 Mar. 1976.
BC2908.02 Political responses and perspectives on the future / moderated by Linda Strawn (Episode 2 of 5)

Panel discusses the traditional categories of response to the future; the recently established...

Coates, Joe, Henderson, Hazel, 1933-, Humes, Kathryn H., Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009, Strawn, Linda., Forecasting., Futurism -- Political aspects., New age (Concepts, lifestyles, etc.)., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 10 Mar. 1976.
BC2908.03 Soft voices and big sticks : big business and the Third World / moderated by Linda Strawn. (Episode 3 of 5)

This episode features discussion of corporate response to the shifting tide and expectations and...

International economic relations., Third World -- International business enterprises., Haq, Mahbub ul, 1934-1998, Molitor, Graham T. T. (Graham Thomas Tate), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Corporations, Developing country, Developing countries--Foreign economic relations, Wilson, Ian, 1925 June 16-2014 April 28 KPFK, 17 Mar. 1976.
BC2908.04 Alvin Toffler / interviewed by Linda Strawn (Episode 4 of 5)

First of a two-part interview with Alvin Toffler, by Linda Strawn. Toffler is the co-author of...

Toffler, Alvin, Economic forecasting -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Social change. KPFK, 24 Mar. 1976.
BC2908.05 Alvin and Heidi Toffler / interviewed by Linda Strawn (Episode 5 of 5)

This is the second of the two-part interview with Alvin Toffler, the author of Future Shock and...

Strawn, Linda., Toffler, Alvin, Futurism -- Social aspects., Social change., Toffler, Heidi, 1929-, Economic forecasting -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 31 Mar. 1976.
BC3082 Communication with other than man / John and Antonia Lilly ; interviewed by Linda Perry.

John C. Lilly (1915 - 2001), author, physicist, neuroscientist and psychonaut, and Antonietta "...

Lilly, Antonietta, Lilly, John Cunningham, 1915-, Dolphins., Animal intelligence., Human-animal communication., Maps of consciousness II / Antonia Lilly ; interviewed by Linda Perry and Judith Ghinger., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, June 1976.
IZ0366 Women and life on earth: ecofeminism in the 1980's

This program presents tapes selected and edited from a conference called Women and Life on Earth...

Ecofeminism, Forsberg, Randall., Paley, Grace., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 30 Mar. 1980.
IZ0449.18 Ethical issues in human reproduction

A presentation of tapes edited and selected from a symposium called "Ethical Issues in...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Human reproduction -- Technological innovations., Human reproduction -- Law and legislation., Human reproduction., American Association for the Advancement of Science., Women -- Medical care., Fertilization in vitro, Human., Cowan, Belita H., Steinbacher, Roberta, Hubbard, Ruth. WBAI, August 30, 1982
IZ1092 The Velvet Sledgehammer: November 23, 1983 (Part 1 only)

Production reel for the November 23, 1983 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer, hosted and...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Fernández-Kelly, María Patricia, 1948-, Haraway, Donna Jeanne, Women's studies, Feminism WBAI, 23 Nov. 1983
IZ1483 Physicist Freda Salzman interviewed by Eileen Zalisk

On this episode of Women in Science, Eileen Zalisk interviews physicist Freda Salzman (1927 -...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Salzman, Freda, 1927-1981, Women in science, Scientists., Physicists. WBAI, ca. 1979 (date unknown)
KZ0416.03 Structural integration / Ida Rolf (Episode 3 of 9)

Ida Rolf, research bio-chemist whose studies of the human body led her to formulation of...

Women's movement, Rolfing., Human Potential movement., Rolf, Ida P. (Ida Pauline), 1896-1996, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, June 13, 1978.
KZ0558 Nuclear madness / by Helen Caldicott

Dr. Helen Caldicott, author of "Nuclear madness: what you should do", speaks on the...

Caldicott, Helen, Nuclear warfare -- Medical aspects., Women authors, Radiation -- Physiological effect., Antinuclear movement, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 4 Apr. 1979.
KZ0992 Nuclear madness / Dr. Helen Caldicott

Dr. Helen Caldicott was a former Australian pediatrician, anti-nuclear activist, author, and...

Antinuclear movement, Women -- Political activity., Radiation -- Physiological effect., Nuclear warfare -- Forecasts., Caldicott, Helen, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, November 1980; Feb. 26, 1981.
KZ1025 The Effects of nuclear war / Helen Caldicott interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth

Pediatrician and anti-nuclear activist Helen Caldicott describes the effects of nuclear...

Rosenbluth, Helene, Antinuclear movement, Nuclear warfare -- Forecasts., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Apr. 14, 1981.
KZ1340 Women in science / Dr. Mary B. Kennedy, Dr. Jeanne Nerbonne and Maureen Ockert

On this episode of The Wizard show, hosts Robert Nelson and Shel Plotkin talk with Professor...

Science -- Social aspects., Women in science, Kennedy, Mary B., 1947-, Scientists., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 11 Feb. 1982