View of contemporary Native American women's activities.
Documentary on the history of Irish immigration and assimilation in San Francisco.
Poet discusses and reads his work.
KPFA's Helen Mickiewicz produced this news program examining the bill cutting property taxes and services in California, known as Proposition 13. Cheryl McDonald examines how the Jarvis-Gann Amendment has adversely affected educational services in the San Francisco Bay Area. Wendell Harper reports on the mass layoffs of public employees in Alameda County.
KPFA news broadcast from 27 November, 1978, which covered the assassination of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk, as well as a story on the Jonestown Massacre, the defeat of Japanese Prime Minister Fukuta, and the Supreme Court ruling on journalists withholding information. Louis Freedberg, announcer.
According to some sources, heroin use by women has tripled in the last decade. Why? Is "the life" different for women? What about recovery programs? Is the problem the illegality of heroin or the drug itself? This program was inspired by the book "Women on Heroin," by Marsha Rosenbaum. Ginny Z.
Birgitta Dahl, a social democrat and member of the Swedish Parliament for 13 years; interviewed by Sue Supriano. On making men equal to women in Sweden; the drive for humanizing society; the experience of child rearing. Recorded at the First International Conference in Solidarity with Grenada, November 1981. Previously cataloged as AZ0642.
On the meaning of this Jewish holiday for women, both past and present; with music. Stacy Offner, rabbinical student at the Reformed Jewish Seminary, talks about the meaning of Rosh Hashanah, both in the traditional sense and for feminists today.
Number seven in the series Irish Contributions to English Literature. Discussion of Anglo-Irish literature, one of the two distinct trends in Irish literature (the other clumsily called Irish literature in English). The Anglo-Irish novel has a well established history. Stemming from the land-holding class, it deals with the interaction of the gentry with the peasantry.
Irish mythological tales were part of a highly developed oral tradition consisting of four major cycles, and preserved by a highly revered caste of poets. With the destruction of the old aristocratic Gaelic order, this poetic tradition became the province of the peasantry, and as such was brought to the New World.
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