Race, class, and politics

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.

Philistinism and the Negro writer

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.

Staff discussion / John Cogley and Alexander Meiklejohn (Episode 8, Part 1 of 2)

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.

Negro-white relations in the United States (Episode 1 of 4)

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.

Panel discussion on women (Episode 14 of 14)

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.

Suffrage victory (Episode 13 of 14)

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.

Revolt of Mother (Episode 10 of 14)

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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