Simone de Beauvoir (b.1908- d.1986) French writer, intellectual, political activist, and feminist is interviewed by Studs Terkel in 1960. For 1977 broadcast, narrator Janet Dodson reads excerpts from de Beauvoir's books, Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter, Prime of Life, All Said and Done and The Second Sex. Recording ends abruptly (perhaps part 1 of 2?) RECORDED: May 4, 1960. BROADCAST: KPFK, March 8, 1977.
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