Poet Eve Merriam (1916-1992) talks about birth control, education, and the role of women in society in this keynote speech, which begins KPFA's presentation of the University of California Medical Center's Conference held in San Francisco this year. Eve Merriam is the author of After Nora slammed the door, which is an analysis of American women. At the time of the conference, Merriam was teaching a course at NYU on "Women in America: a socio-cultural inquiry."
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.