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Something about women / read by Eleanor Sully; produced by Sue Blumenberg

Program Title:
Something about women / read by Eleanor Sully; produced by Sue Blumenberg
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Variations on themes from Virginia Woolf, read by Eleanor Sully with the musical support of diverse poets and performers. Co-produced by Eleanor Sully and Sue Blumenberg. Excerpts from "A room of one's own" by Virginia Woolf, "She wept, she railed" a poem by Stanley Kunitz, and "Fourth meditation" a poem by Theodore Roethke were read by Eleanor Sully. A passage from "Medea" by Robinson Jeffers was performed by Judith Anderson. "Pirate Jenny" from "The threepenny opera" by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill was sung by Lotte Lenya. "Song to a seagull" was sung by Joni Mitchell. Musical background included selections from Villa-Lobos, Leonard Bernstein, and Miriam Makeba.

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Date Recorded on: 
circa September 1969
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA, September 29, 1969
Item duration: 
1 reel (48 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1969
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230,
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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.

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