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A Feminist view of St. Patrick / produced by Padraigin McGillicuddy.

In this brief program, KPFA's Padraigin McGillicuddy discusses the pre-Christian acolytes of the ancient goddess Danu, then moves to the Brehon, or Early Irish Law of medieval Ireland, and the introduction of Saint Patrick. The status of women as it changed from Pagan Ireland to Christian Ireland is discussed. Appears to be different in content from AZ0618 - The Pat-ri-arch revealed: a feminist view of St. Patrick. Produced by Padraigin McGillicuddy.

Ireland -- Church history., Ireland -- Religious life and customs., McGillicuddy, Padraigin, Saints -- Legends., Feminism, Saint Patrick's Day., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Women's history AZ0426 A Feminist view of St. Patrick / produced by Padraigin McGillicuddy. (CD)
A Folk special : Jean Ritchie / interviewed by Lynn Schoenfeld.

Folk singer Jean Ritchie (1922 - ) talks about her contributions as both singer and historian of Appalachian folk music. She discusses the impact of strip mining in her native Kentucky and demonstrates some of the techniques of "mountain singing." The program includes both live and recorded performances. The interview was recorded in February 1978, prior to the settlement of the Bituminous Coal Strike. Produced by Lynn Schoenfeld, edited for broadcast by Edward Haber.

Ritchie, Jean., Music -- United States., Folk music, American., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Music and musicians IZ0123
A global confrontation: women vs. tradition

A forum hosted by the World Affairs Council at the Firemen's Fund Auditorium in San Francisco in 1971 on the subject of changes that have taken place in women's lives in India, Japan, Eastern Europe, Mexico and Sweden. Education, job opportunities, family living situations and legal rights are compared and contrasted. Edith Coliver, Director of the Asia Foundation, introduces the participants. Margaret Cormack speaks about India and Japan. Helga Lohr-Bailey speaks about the socialist countries of Eastern Europe. Dr. May N. Diaz compares the situation of women in Mexico with that of women in Sweden. Herma Kay speaks about U.S. laws and mores concerning women.

Women -- Social conditions., World Affairs Council of Northern California, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women--India., Women--Japan. American Women -- International women BC0397
A great experience / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson

Toli Genin, Xavier Brocks, and Derrel Myers and Tom Mage discuss their experiences in a commune experience called the Encampment for Citizenship, which is held on the University of Washington campus each summer. The panelists are from varying backgrounds and places in the country. The encampment features daily lectures in the day and the evening, workshops, and more informal conversational sessions amongst the participants. They also discuss the group governance methods and challenges. Moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.

Brocks, Xavier., Genin, Toli., Myers, Derrel., Collectives., Communes., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Education BB0338
A grey Christmas / interviews by Aurelia Morris

Aurelia Morris interviews religious leaders about the Christmas holiday and the role of women played or could have played in the holiday, and women's roles in religion in general. Guests are Janice Young, former regional coordinator in the US for the National Coalition for Women's Ordination to the Priesthood and to the Episcopacy; The Reverend Priscilla Chaplin, Presbyterian minister with the Southern Californian Council of Churches; and The Reverend Grace Moore, co-pastor, United Church of Christ, Lakewood. Produced by Aurelia Morris.

Women and religion., Religion., Christmas, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Religion KZ0394
A haven for the next Saul Bellow? / produced by Judith Ghinger and David Levine.

A conversation with William Smart, director of the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and Arts Colony in Sweetbriar, Virginia, and two veterans of the Center: Edwin "Ed" Honig, poet, and Jean Zaleski, painter. Smart describes the history and role of the Virginia Center Arts Colony, and the two artists describe what it was like to be residents there. Contains music and sketches. Produced for WBAI by Judith Ghinger and David Levine. Alternate title: "Isolation or stimulation: what does the artist need?"

Smart, William., Artists -- Psychology., Art centers -- Virginia., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Zaleski, Jean, 1925-2010, Honig, Edwin American Women -- Art and artists IZ0108
A house is not a homestead (Episode 8 of 12)

Presentation of the perceived role of women in the household. With Nancy Reeves, attorney and writer-lecturer on the status of women. Here she comments on the paradox of the "American Dream" and its reality. One such paradox discussed is the imperative to self-sufficiency combined with a lack of economic safeguards like maternity leave.

Women -- Social conditions., Feminism, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Feminism BB4451.08
A Joyful noise: Ana Perez in concert

This is a performance by one of the Bay Area's most talented feminist composer/performers, recorded live at Intersection in San Francisco, September 13, 1972. Perez introduces her band: Rob Woo on lead guitar; Penny Hannah on bass. Songs include A Joyful Noise -- Blackie -- Lost And Found -- Dead End Country -- Sea Dream -- Country Time -- Season's Greetings -- Wild Woman. Recorded by E. Schilling. Not self-contained.

Women musicians., Perez, Ana, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Music and musicians, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination AZ0615
A lacy, lacy, lacy card for Valentines Day: lesbians and femininity

A valentine from us to you with love. With comments from Susan Brownmiller, author of "Femininity," interviewed by Judy Pasternak and comments by Constance "Melody Austin" Rodgers and "Helen Carruthers"(Names may be fictional?). Also this may be Part 2 of 2.

Lesbianism, Brownmiller, Susan, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Lesbians, American Women -- Authors and journalists IZ1070
A Lady called Peace Pilgrim / interviewed by Lou Hartman.

Lou Hartman interviews the activist who called herself "Peace Pilgrim" (neé Mildred Norman), who has walked 25,000 miles since 1953 in her quest for world peace. Peace Pilgrim talks about her journey, which she's undertaken with no possessions, money or organizational backing, why she's chosen to adopt a pseudonym instead of using her real name, and some of the encounters she's had while on her pilgrimage.

Peace Pilgrim, -1981, Peace., International relations., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Activists, American Women -- Peace and Antinuclear activism BB2149 A Lady Called Peace Pilgrim (CD)
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