Sexism and children's literature / produced by Beverly Stein and Laurie Simms.

Program Title:
Sexism and children's literature / produced by Beverly Stein and Laurie Simms.
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Evaluating the alternative to Dick and Jane-type Primers for Living in Amerika. Examined are recently published books for children that present a different view of the traditional roles that men, women and children play in society. We also explore how these new books are received by school boards, teachers, parents and of course, the children. Includes excerpts from interviews with Adah Maurer, Child Psychologist, Nancy Ward, Children's Librarian, and Jan Kuttner[sp?] and Becky Stickle[sp?] of New Seed Press, a feminist press. Produced by Beverly Stein and Laurie Simms. Includes music and skits from the album "Free To Be You and Me."

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Date Recorded on: 
2 May, 1973
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA, 16 May 1973.
Item duration: 
1 reel (ca. 30 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1973.
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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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