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A Visit with the Peace Pilgrim / produced by Pearl Skotnes.

The woman who is self-proclaimed as the Peace Pilgrim (née Mildred Norman) has been walking for peace since 1953. In this interview she discusses her psychology and philosophy and tells how she will continue to walk until there is peace in the world. Mixed with music by Malvina Reynolds, Holly Near and Chad Mitchell Trio. Produced by Pearl Skotnes, with interviewed Peace Pilgrim with assistance from Ann Rush.

Skotnes, Pearl., Pacifists., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Peace Pilgrim, -1981 American Women -- Peace and Antinuclear activism KZ1220 A Visit with the Peace Pilgrim (CD)
A woman artist speaks / Joyce Scott ; interviewed by Naomi Eftis and Elaine Heffernan.

Artist Joyce J. Scott (b. 1948) talks about how she became an artist, and about creating and selling art. She is interviewed by Naomi Eftis and Elaine Heffernan.

Art -- Marketing., Women artists, African American women artists, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Scott, Joyce, 1948- American Women -- Art and artists WZ0109
A Woman speaks: Anne Hutchison (Episode 2 of 14)

Dramatization of Anne Hutchison's trial for non-orthodox religious activities in colonial Massachusetts. Episode two of the 14-episode series produced and broadcast on KPFA by Virginia Maynard and Charles Levy from 1958 to 1959. The series was written and directed by Virginia Maynard and produced by Maynard and Chuck Levy, narrated by Levy, and engineered by David Talcott and James Cano. The cast includes Charles Levy, Angela Goldsby, Virginia Maynard, Edwin Smith, Lynn Hoffman, William Mathison, Colin Edwards, Ernest Landauer and Theodore Hoffman. It was funded in part by the Educational Television and Radio Center in Ann Arbor and distributed nationally by the National Association of Educational Broadcasters.

Feminism, Women's rights -- United States -- History, Hutchinson, Anne, 1591-1643, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Women's history BB0130.02 A Woman speaks / produced by Virginia Maynard and Charles Levy (Episode 2 of 14) (CD)
A woman's cry / read by Selma Lawrence and Barbara Kraft

A montage of selected readings about women's social conditions, read by Julie Adams, Jo Raskin, Selma Lawrence and Norma Connolly. Readings by Thomas Aquinas, George Bernard Shaw, Edna St. Vincent Millay, George Sand, Joan Didion, and others. Written, produced, and directed by Barbara Kraft. Edited by Everett Frost.

Lawrence, Selma., Radio programs -- Fiction., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women -- Social conditions. American Women -- Authors and journalists, American Women -- Poetry, American Women -- Radio BC0603
A woman's play: One Plus One

A woman’s play: one plus one. A play about two black women dealing with problems. One woman, Baby Sis, deals with problems that result from internal or personal pressures. The other woman, Cheryl, faces those that result from external, or societal, pressures. From the folio: A surrealistic history of Black women through characters such as Stagecoach Mary, Ida B. Wells, and two welfare women. Written and acted by Cheryl Jones, Hattie Gossett, and Nikki Coleman. Produced for radio by Donna Allegra. Contains sensitive language.

Allegra, Donna, Black women -- Social conditions., Black women -- History., African American women authors, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Theater, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination IZ1392
A women's guitar / Gill Burns ; interviewed by Edward Haber.

Guitarist, folksinger and songwriter Gill Burns is interviewed by Edward Haber at WBAI's studios, featuring live performance of her English folk music as well as music played off of recordings. Burns discusses her involvement with the Women's Guitar Workshop record and about the evolution of her songwriting career.

Burns, Gill., Haber, Edward., Folk music, English., Women musicians., women's guitar / Gill Burns ; interviewed by Edward Haber.**A, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Music and musicians IZ0198
A women's music festival on WBAI (airchecks and production)

Tape One (Part A): Judy Pasternak starts by introducing the program that just ended, "Women and the history of music," edited tapes from the "Women in the arts: composers" panel held on May 2, 1980, at CUNY. This was the first part of the Women's music day at WBAI. Next is Jeannie Poole, the author of "Women composers of classical music" who will be talking about and playing recordings of women in classical music. This recording should be Part 1. With her is Barbara Grant, classical music scholar. Program interspersed with requests for volunteers during the pledge drive that was in progress. Also in the studio is Virginia Giordano from Ars Pro Femina. Then Ms. Poole talks more with Barbara Grant. Program originally cataloged as IZ1440 and IZ1394.03.

Tape Two (Part B): a production reel with different segments from a Women's music marathon on a WBAI fundraising day. Tape one begins in the middle of a discussion between host Jeannie Gayle Pool and Barbara Grant, an expert on Hildegard von Bingen and Virginia Giordano from Ars Pro Femina about opera for and about women(00:00:00-00:11:15). Next is pitching for WBAI's fundraising marathon by an unnamed host, and later Judy Pasternak on a phone interview with Ina Glaser[sp?] about her workshop on psychological and ethical implications of the nuclear arms race and their impact on nurses. Also on phone is Mary Meredith, a nurse who has worked at Three Mile Island. (00:11:15-00:22:15)(Transition between pitching and phone call is abrupt.) At 22:15 unnamed host introduces folk and blues singer Judy Gorman Jacobs who performs live in WBAI's studio. Original box named "Betsy Rose & Cathy Winter, Judy Gorman-Jacobs, Marion Wade" as being on this tape. Previously titled "Women's music day, Spring 1980" and cataloged as IZ1394A.

Tape Three (Part C): contains host Jeannie Poole playing pieces by contemporary American women composers. Pieces played on this reel include Rebecca Clarke Fisken's "Trio"; (Sorrel) Doris Hays - "Sunday nights"; Beth Anderson - "If I were a poet," "I can't stand it," and "Skate suite"; Gloria Coates - "String quartet no.3"; Sara Aderholt - "String quartet"; Daria Semegen - "Spectrum." Guests in the studio are composer Beth Anderson and violist Jill Jaffe from the Crescent String Quartet. Discussion of the First National Women's Conference of Music, which will take place March 1981. This recording was formerly titled "Women's music day, Spring 1980" and cataloged as IZ1394B.

Program IZ1221 is likely part of this day of programming, but no tape or CD can be located in the archives.

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women composers., Women musicians., Women's music, Gorman-Jacobs, Judy., Anderson, Beth, 1950-, Pool, Jeannie G. American Women -- Music and musicians IZ1394
Abolish the Peace Corps / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson

A panel discussion with three former Peace Corps volunteers Joseph Sklar (Peace Corps in Peru, Venezuela, Guatemala), Bonnie Strote (Peace Corps in Peru), and Frances Ryan (Peace Corps in Honduras) of the Committee of Returned Volunteers. Elsa Knight Thompson moderates this discussion of the problems within the Peace Corps system.

Economic assistance, American -- Third World., Committee of Returned Volunteers, Peace Corps (U.S.), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Sklar, Joseph, Strote, Bonnie, Ryan, Fran American Women -- Peace and Antinuclear activism BB2416
Abortion : beyond legalization / interviews by Miriam Rosen.

Patients at Women's Services, a non-profit New York City abortion clinic, talk about the issue of abortion, their fears, pressures, and/or relief they encounter now that abortion is legal in New York State. Produced by Miriam Rosen. Music featured in the recording is Alice Coltrane's "Universal Consciousness."

Women's rights, Women's health services, Reproductive rights, Abortion services, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Reproductive rights BC1039
Abortion : is it murder or a woman's right?

Panel discussion with: Walter Trinkaus, professor at Loyola University, and President of the Right to Life League; Lana Clarke Phelan, co-author of the Abortion Handbook, and Western Regional Director of Women's National Organization (NOW); and Rev. J. Hugh Anwyl, minister of the United Church of Christ, and director of Clergy Counseling Service for Problem Pregnancies. They discuss the issues surrounding abortion, and the problems of pregnancy. Initially heard on Gather 'Round the Stake on Sunday, July 12, 1970. Includes listener phone calls. Produced and moderated by Tom Ritt.

Anwyl, J. Hugh, Phelan, Lana Clarke, Trinkaus, Walter, Women's rights, Abortion, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Reproductive rights BB4504
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