Actuality from a march to support ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and celebrating the 57th anniversary of women's suffrage. The march was held August 27, 1977 in Central Park, New York City. This recording includes speeches by Betty Friedan, Goldie Chu of Asian American Women's Caucus, Ruth Gilbert of the United Methodist Women, activist Willie Mae Reid, lesbian activist Virginia "Ginny" Apuzzo, and candidate for Mayor, Bella Abzug. Recording also contains comments from women at the rally including Carolyn Pope of Lesbian Feminists Liberation, Cheryl Adams of Manhattan NOW, and many others.
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.