Report on the Congress to Unite Women

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Report on the 1969 Congress to Unite Women
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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. Guests are four women who were at the Congress: Shulamith Firestone (1945-2012), active in Women's Liberation in New York and currently writing a book on Radical Feminism; Rosalyn Regelson (1921-1996), freelance arts writer at the New York times, who is writing a book about Sex and the Revolution; Ann Koedt (b. 1941), a member of the Stanton-Anthony Brigade for Radical Feminism and has written a paper on The Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm; and journalist Lucy Komisar (b. 1942), a member of Mediawomen and the National Organization for Women.

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November 23, 1969
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WBAI, ca. November 23, 1969 and February 12, 1985?
Item duration: 
1 reel (27 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.|31:00
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1969.
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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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