A tape of the National Gay Task Force (NGTF)'s December 1975 panel on the relationship between the lesbian feminist movement and the gay movement. The panel was held at NYU Medical Center's Schwartz Auditorium and was chaired by Jean O'Leary, legislative director of the NGTF . The panelists are Betty Powell, instructor of foreign language theory and sociology of education at Brooklyn College and member of the Board of Directors of the NGTF; Martin Duberman, playwright and historian; Ronnie B. Smith, special projects director for the New York State Division of Human Rights and New York State Women's Political Caucus; Bert Hansen, assistant professor of history at the State University of New York-Binghamton; Cathy Samuels, director of the National Women's Agenda Project and author of the book The Forgotten Five Million: Women in Public Employment: A Guide to Eliminating Sex Discrimination; Charlotte Bunch, editor for Quest, a feminist quarterly, resident fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies, and member of the Board of Directors of the NGTF. The two respondents heard on the recording are Roger Wilkins, former Assistant Attorney General and member of the editorial board of the New York Times; and Charlotte Curtis, editor of the op-ed page and associate editor of the New York Times. The panel was held at NYU Medical Center's Schwartz Auditorium. Produced for WBAI by Ron Gold. Executive Producer: Jeffrey Shaw.
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.