C. Wilson Record, professor of sociology at Sacramento State College and race relations consultant speaks on "Race, class, and politics." Followed by question and answer period. Record wrote The Negro and the Communist party (1951), Race and radicalism (1964), and authored Little Rock, U.S.A. (1960) with his wife Jane Cassels Record.
Poet and playwright LeRoi Jones (a.k.a. Amiri Baraka) delivers a speech at the Negro Writers Conference at Asilomar. Discusses the moral foundation for a writer, followed by a question and answer period.
LAW AND SOCIETY / John Cogley and Alexander Meiklejohn. Discussion of the importance of the court system in American society. BROADCAST: KPFA, 2 Apr. 1964. KPFA Folio note suggests this program is the first of two programs examining the 1962 and 1963 decisions banning religious exercises in public schools. The discussion is led by John Cogley.
The KPFA programmers found themselves with time left in their allotted slot after John Hope Franklin's seminar, so they filled that time with 15 minutes of music programming in line with the theme of the seminar.
Part one of a four-part series wherein the producers present material from the Pacifica Archives, exploring areas of continuing concern. This episode concentrates on various approaches to solutions of race relations problems, documenting racism and the fight for equality in the United States.
Discussion of the woman's struggle for social equality. Panelists include Mark Shorer, English literature professor at the University of California; Ethel Albert (1918-1989), anthropologist; Dr.
On the battle for women's suffrage. Contains readings of excerpts from Sinclair Lewis' Anne Vickers (1932) and a contemporary account of the Night of Terror, November 14, 1917, in which a group of suffragists, including Alice Paul, were brutalized by guards in front of the Occaquan Workhouse in Washington, D.C.
Reading of a short story about a woman on trial for the murder of her husband. Although advertised in the KPFA Folio as "A question of justice," this is actually a short story called "A jury of her peers," written by Susan Glaspell around 1916.
This is a recording of the feminist play on the harm to society of sex discrimination, written by published sociologist Charlotte Perkins Gilman in 1892. This is the eleventh episode of the fourteen-episode series produced and broadcast on KPFA by Virginia Maynard and Charles Levy from 1958 to 1959.
Dramatization of Mary E. Wilkins Freeman's story The Revolt of "Mother" (1890), concerning a woman in rural New England rejecting the role imposed upon her by her husband. This is the tenth episode of the fourteen-episode series produced and broadcast on KPFA by Virginia Maynard and Charles Levy from 1958 to 1959.
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