The first of a two-part documentary program celebrating the life of Black playwright Lorraine Hansberry (1930 - 1965). Hansberry was the author of the plays A Raisin in the Sun and The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, as well as several plays unfinished in her lifetime, such as Toussaint, The Arrival of Mr. Todog, The Drinking Gourd, and What Use Are Flowers?.
This is the series record "Hot Flashes," women's news from the Majority Report, broadcast on WBAI. Pacifica Radio Archives has five episodes, broadcast in 1977 and 1978.
This is the program record for the series "Know Your Body," a series of eight lectures which comprised a course by and for women also entitled "Know Your Body." The course was given at the Women's Medical Center in New York City, where this lecture was recorded for WBAI in May and June, 1972, by Caryl Ratner and Bill Monaghan. Produced by Caryl Ratner.
Black Awareness was a “Perspective” or "Commentary" series which aired on WBAI in New York in the early 1970s.
Catharine R. Stimpson speaks on 'Women's liberation and Black Civil Rights." Stimpson, a Literature professor from Barnard College, speaks about the relationship between the Women's movement and the Black Civil Rights movement and possible tensions.
Readings of letters written by a woman homesteader, Elinore Pruitt Stewart (1876-1933) in Wyoming from 1909-1913. The materials used in this program come from "Letters of a woman homesteader" by Elinore Pruitt Stewart, published by the Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. Elinore Stewart's letters were copyrighted by herself and by Atlantic Monthly in 1913.
This is a February 1985 rebroadcast of a November 1969 Womankind episode, hosted by Nannette Rainone. The episode is a rundown of events at the 1969 Congress to Unite Women held in New York on November 21-23, 1969.
Report from "Cinque" (Donald DeFreeze), describing Patricia Hearst's condition.
Alice Childress reads from her novel "A Short Walk" (Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1979) and talks with Wesley Brown about the political and social climate for African-American writers and playwrights in the 1940s and 1950s. Produced by Wesley Brown. This is part 2 of 2, part 1 is missing.
Actuality from the panel "Coming Out Proud" and the beginning of the panel "A Personal Politic" held during Lesbian Pride Week (1977), organized by the Lesbian Feminist Liberation. The panels were held at the Women's Center in New York, NY. Speakers in the "Coming Out Proud" panel are Mary Ann Antonelli, Carmen Garcia, Pandy Conrad[sp?], Doris London.
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