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Stop E.R.A.: Meg Katz interviewed by Bonnie Bellow

Bonnie Bellow interviews Meg Katz of "Stop E.R.A.", one of the groups opposed to the passage of New York's Equal Rights Amendment. Katz details how she thinks an amendment would hurt women, make them responsible for their husband's mistakes and not give them legal backup if they need it. She names groups that she believes have funded the pro-E.R.A. movement. Passage of the E.R.A. will benefit "big business" by taking away legal protections for women's labor. Women have their legal protections and work rights now. Don't need to change the State Constitution, need legislation to correct any problems. The ERA will break up a family. NOW women shout they will restructure society, we don't need the family restructured. Children need fathers and mothers and their training. [please see label for more information] Very lively discussion.

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Equal Rights Amendment (Proposed)., Anti-feminism American Women -- Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) IZ0723
Lesbian Express: Lesbian mothers (Part 2 only)

Lesbian Express presents a program on lesbian mothers. Issues concerning child-rearing, child custody cases involving ex-husbands, and the lack of support for mothers in the lesbian community are explored. This is part 2, part 1 is missing. Contains sensitive language.

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbian mothers, Motherhood American Women -- Parenting and children, American Women -- Lesbians AZ1675.06
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. "Inner beauty, inner light: yoga for pregnant women" was published by Knopf in 1978. Produced by Janet Dodson.

Leboyer, Frédérick, Pregnancy., Yoga -- Therapeutic use., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Men's commentary and experiences, American Women -- Health KZ0780
Barbara: an in-depth study of an American prostitute / produced by Martin Varno

Folio description: "Documentary on a highly educated, intelligent woman who has chosen prostitution as a profession. Barbara, a sometime student at one of California's largest universities with an IQ well above average; but at nineteen she isn't the average teenager. She's a well-trained, highly skilled professional, an expert in a field which brings her approximately one thousand tax-free dollars a week." Barbara discusses how she got into the business as a junior high school student, her experiences with psychedelic drugs, and whether or not prostitution should be a legalized and regulated. Also includes interviews with Robert McDaniels of the Stanley Fleischman law offices; Albert Vincent Freeman, clinical psychologist and consultant with the Southern California branch of the Institute For Rational Living. Program also referred to as A Time To Think. Conceived, written, and presented by Martin Varno. Production and technical assistance by Ron Quakeman, John Stevens, Bixby Lynn, Janet Bernstein, Jan Russell, Norman Belkin, and Dennis Wayne. The program was produced by the Goldenrod Serena Company, exclusively for Pacifica Radio and was written and directed by Martin Varno. Ed Stoddard, end announcer. Contains very loud cricket song during the portion of Barbara's interview. Broadcast on KPFK 1969-07-19.

Prostitutes -- Biography., Freeman, Albert Vincent, McDaniels, Robert, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Sex, American Women -- Autobiographies and Biographies BB1800
Suffocation in suburbia 7: Women in limbo: a time for decision / moderated by Eve Merriam (Episode 15 of 15)

The final part (15) of KPFA's presentation of the University of California's Medical Center Conference "The Challenge to Women: the Biological Avalanche" held in San Francisco this year. This is Part 7 of "Suffocation in Suburbia." This recording features a panel moderated by Eve Merriam including Paul Bigelow Sears, Jean Paul Mather, Kate Hevner Mueller, J. Fenton McKenna, Irene Barnes Taeuber, Sripati Chandrasekhar, and Jules Henry discussing the changing role for women in American society. Summation of the discussions on the physical living space and mental living space of women and men in contemporary society.

Note on label: "hum on phone line."

Sears, Paul B. (Paul Bigelow), 1891-1990, Mather, Jean Paul, Mueller, Kate Hevner, 1898-1984, McKenna, J. Fenton, Taeuber, Irene B. (Irene Barnes), 1906-1974, Merriam, Eve, 1916-1992, The challenge to women : the biological avalanche, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Feminism, American Women -- Reproductive rights BB0521.15
Composer Marta Ptaszyńska (Episode 39)

A program focusing on the work of Polish-born contemporary composer and percussionist Marta Ptaszyńska, who teaches musical composition at UC Berkeley. Produced and presented by Virginia Kosanovic. Self-contained. [This reel is an aircheck that lacks the outro]. Contents: Intro; followed by an interview with Ptaszyńska conducted at her home; then three of Marta Ptaszynska's compositions: Improvisation for Orchestra (1968 premier performance); Siderals for percussion ensemble; and Madrigals for wind quartet, string quartet, trumpet and trombone. Engineered by Susan Kernes. Portions of this program were broadcast in a "Focus on Women Composers" program that aired in March 1977.

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Ptaszyńska, Marta American Women -- Music and musicians AZ1132.39
Sojourner's Journal: November 19, 1981-Black women writers and artists

Sojourner's Journal, a series about Black women. Yasmin Pierre speaks with four Black women writers/artists about their careers and their family lives. The guests are artist, poet and member of Black Writer's Union Akua Lezli Hope, writer, poet and memeber of the Black Writer's Union Rashidah Ismaili (b. 1941), member of the Black New York Action Committee Safiya Henderson-Holmes (b. 1950), and poet Deborah Strong who's book is titled "Like a sax". The guests also read their work. Previously cataloged as IZ1414.01.

African American women authors, African American women artists, Ismaili, Rashidah, African American women poets, Henderson-Holmes, Safiya, Hope, Akua Lezli, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination IZ1414.01
Women in films / Marjorie Rosen ; interviewed by Jena Blumenfield.

Jena Blumenfield speaks with feminist film critic Marjorie Rosen, author of "Popcorn Venus: women, movies and the American Dream" (New York: McCann and Geoghegan, 1973). They discuss the role of women in the film industry, how most women's dialogue was scripted to be witty in the early days of talkies, how women's roles in the 1950s were retrograde, and about recently released films and their relationship to the women's movement. This is part of a film series produced by Paul McIsaac.

Rosen, Marjorie., Film industry -- Employment., Women in films / Marjorie Rosen ; interviewed by Jena Blumenfeild., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women in motion pictures. American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Film and television BC3033
Rosa Parks: Alabama bus boycotts start

Box label: Voice of Rosa Parks heard by phone telling her story of refusal to give up her seat to a white man on a bus [in Montgomery, Alabama December 1, 1955 sparking the anti-segregation bus boycotts]. She tells this same story in a much younger sounding voice in a 1962 broadcast by Sidney Rogers: Archive #BB0566.

Rosa Parks, African American women civil rights workers, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956. American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination KZ2466
Dialogue in Nairobi / Sylvia Borren; produced by Helene Rosenbluth.

In July 1985, more than 14,000 women gathered in Nairobi, Kenya for the UN's Third World Conference on Women, which marked the end of the Decade for Women. The conference marked a decided evolution from the 1975 International Women's Conference in Mexico City, which was dominated by middle-class white women. Sylvia Borren of the International Lesbian Information Service ("ILIS") talks with KPFK's Helene Rosenbluth about "the lavender connection" - the role of lesbians and Third World women in the women's movement. Kenyan women attending the conference ask Borren questions after her talk. Produced by Helene Rosenbluth.

Borren, Sylvia, Women's rights -- Kenya, Africa -- Social conditions., Lesbians, International Lesbian Information Service, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- International women, American Women -- Lesbians KZ0453
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