Statements about the alleged police harassment of Leways, a non-profit, self-help youth organization in Chinatown. This recording contains prepared statements by Alex Hing, chief of staff of the Red Guard Party, and Ron Kanzaki, the chairman of Leways, Inc. Denny Smithson of KPFA also talks with Patsy Chan, a community worker in the Leways office. Audio drops out from 00:11:24 - 00:11:51.
This program, part of KPFA's regular series for and about the elderly, is an interview by Harry Sheer and Teddy Lewis with Lucy Forrest. Forrest recently returned from a visit to Vietnam and Cambodia (Kampuchea).
Dr. Helen Caldicott talks of Soviet nuclear power plants, nuclear weapons, SALT II, and Afghanistan. The distinguished Australian medical researcher, now living in the United States, visited the USSR last Fall with a delegation of the American Friends Service Committee.
Interview with a 36-year old woman of white formerly-tribal Livonian minority within Latvia, which is in turn a republic of the Soviet Union. Born into an extremely poor family of fisherfolks "bread was a holiday dish" (they lived on potatoes and a little fish). She now has a PhD and studies relationships people-to-people among socialist nations.
Documentary on the impact of the depression on the rural sector. Includes the dust bowl, westward migration, effect on Blacks, and the Scotsboro case. Contains music.|THE FARMER IS THE MAN / produced by the People's Media Collective of San Francisco.
Actualities -- Democratic Party Convention coverage. New York, 1980 (Aug.) Includes: Ron Dellums, Gene LaRoque, Bella Abzug, Leo McCarthy, Coretta Scott King, Jerry Brown, Phyllis Schlafly, Jimmy Carter, Majorie Phyfe, Harvey Milk, and the voices of several male and female reporters, including Brenda Wilson. Opens with recording of phone call that gets repeated twice.
The ninth in the 15-part series Bill of Rights Radio Education Project, co-sponsored by the Pacifica Foundation and the American Civil Liberties Union, with major funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This episode is on prisoner's rights. Principal production by Amina Hassan; with associate producer Carol Jones; narrated by Brenda Wilson.
On box: Freedom of Religion in Prison. The Bill of Rights protects all citizens against government abuse of power in the matter of freedom of religion, of the press, of speech, and to a speedy and public trial. But what happens to these rights once a citizen is incarcerated in a state or federal prison?
The second in the 15-part series Bill of Rights Radio Education Project, co-sponsored by the Pacifica Foundation and the American Civil Liberties Union, with major funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This episode won a Corporation for Public Broadcasting award in 1982 in the field of Arts & Humanities. Produced by Patricia Neighmond. Narrated by Brenda Wilson.
Feminist authors Valerie Miner and Sandy Boucher read from their works on treks through time and cross-country. Valerie Miner's "Movement" (Crossing Press, New York) follows one woman (ad)venturing through the 1970's -- a story told by many characters, from many walks of life.
A survey of the lives and works of Emma Goldman, Rose Schneiderman, Mother Jones, Jane Addams, and other women who struggled to alleviate the horrendous conditions of working classes in America. Features interviews with labor historians and dramatic readings of writings by the subjects of this documentary. Produced by Joanna Brouk and Toni Maher.
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