The Velvet Sledgehammer: June 4, 1980

Episode Title:
The Velvet Sledgehammer: June 4, 1980
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Production reel for June 4, 1980 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer. Includes recording of Florynce "Flo" Kennedy (1916-2000) speaking on ways women can use boycotting as a way of protest; activist Freda Rosen (1945– 2007) is interviewed about the Coalition of Grassroots Women and the upcoming Women's Convention (June 22, 1980); 3. Judith Loren[sp?] and unnamed host discuss recent court decisions regarding abortion laws; 4. Blossom Neuschatz interviews Pam Solo (b. 1946), co-founder of the Rocky Flats campaign and the national Nuclear Weapons Facilities Task Force on women's involvement in anti-nuclear grassroots movements.

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ca. 4 Jun. 1980
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WBAI, 4 Jun. 1980
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Los Angeles: Pacifica Radio Archive, 1980
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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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