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Cuba and gays in Cuba : part two, 1977 / produced by the Fruit Punch Collective

Interview with Ricardo Galvon and Kathleen O'Connell, two members of the Venceremos Brigade to Cuba who relate their experiences and the role of gays in Cuban society, based on their six-week stay in Cuba in Sprint 1977. The Vanceremos Brigade was begun in 1969, in which people from all over the world go in groups to both do construction work and to tour the island and find out about the country there. Hosted by Guy and Andy of the Fruit Punch collective. This is the second of a two-part sub-series called Cuba And Gays In Cuba produced by the Fruit Punch Collective for Pacifica in 1977.

Fruit Punch Collective., Gay liberation movement., Gays -- Cuba -- Personal narratives., Cuba and gays in Cuba / produced by the Fruit Punch Collective., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, CUBA, Venceremos Brigade American Women -- International women, American Women -- Lesbians AZ0093 Cuba and gays in Cuba : part two, 1977 / produced by the Fruit Punch Collective
Dark Circle: interview with the producers / Julia Randall

Judy Irving and Ruth Landry, co-director/writer and producer, respectively, of the anti-nuclear documentary film Dark Circle (1982), are interviewed by Julia Randall of KPFA's Women's Department. Irving and Landry talk about plutonium pollution and how nuclear power and weapons affect everyday people, and their specific focus on women as the leading voices of the anti-nuclear movement. Clips from the film are heard throughout the program.

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Irving, Judy, Landry, Ruth, Documentary films, Antinuclear movement -- United States American Women -- Peace and Antinuclear activism, American Women -- Film and television AZ1156
Daughters and rebels / Jessica Mitford ; interviewed by Sidney Roger.

KPFA's Sidney Roger interviews political activist Jessica Mitford (1917 - 1996) about her autobiography "Daughters and rebels" (Houghton & Mifflin Co., 1960, first published under the title "Hons and rebels" in the UK). She is introduced as Decca Treuhaft (Decca being her nickname, Treuhaft her husband's surname). She discusses her unusual family upbringing, including her turn toward Communism while two of her sisters embraced fascism and her parents' standing in the British aristocracy, and the death of her first husband, Esmond Romilly, in World War II.

Mitford, Jessica, 1917-1996, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Autobiography--Women authors American Women -- Autobiographies and Biographies, American Women -- International women BB1530 Daughters and rebels / Jessica Mitford ; interviewed by Sidney Roger. (CD)
Dear doctor ain't so dear / Ellen Frankfort and Laura Brown ; produced by Kathy McAnally.

A program examining the sexism of the (mostly male) medical profession, how this results in women patients receiving either poor treatment, or no treatment, for their medical problems, and the struggles being waged to deal with these issues. Contains interviews with three women who carry scars from their dealings with the medical profession. Also features interviews with Ellen Frankfort, journalist and author of Vaginal Politics, and Laura Brown of the Feminist Women's Health Center. Produced by Kathy McAnally.

McAnally, Kathy., Brown, Laura., Women -- Health., Physicians., Frankfort, Ellen, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Physicians--Malpractice American Women -- Health BC2680 Dear doctor ain't so dear / Ellen Frankfort and Laura Brown ; produced by Kathy McAnally. (CD)
Delano now / Dolores C. Huerta ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.

Dolores C. Huerta (1930 - ), Vice President of the United Farm Workers and Director of Contract Negotiations, discusses the negotiations centering on the 1965 Delano grape strike with KPFA's Elsa Knight Thompson. They discuss the UFW's negotiations with the produce industry, as well as the state of the grape boycott.

Labor unions -- Farm workers -- California, Strikes -- Farm workers -- California., Huerta, Dolores, 1930-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Work and unions, American Women -- Activists, American Women -- Women of Color and discrimination BB2423 Delano Now / Delores C. Huerta (CD)
Diane di Prima reads

Radio Free People presents poet Diane di Prima reads chapter of an upcoming prose book Blessed are the Meek, Baby, a monologue "Zip Code", and four part poem "Canticle of St. Joan". Produced by Radio Free People at a poetry reading in March 1969 at St. Mark's Church in the Bowery in New York City. Includes intro and outro.

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Di Prima, Diane, St. Mark’s Church In-the-Bowery (New York, N.Y.). Poetry Project American Women -- Poetry AZ1333 Diane diPrima Reads Her Poetry (CD)
Disarmament now! / Dr. Helen Caldicott (Episode 2 of 4)

Disarmament Now! Episode 2 of 4. Dr. Helen Caldicott, a pediatrician and founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility, gives her horrifying account of what the world will be like after a nuclear war, giving examples of the radiation disease resulting from the bombs dropped on Japan. Then she gives some chilling statistics about bombs and who makes them. Note on label: Opens & closes with Dylan. See record AZ0421 for ordering audio.

Caldicott, Helen, Peace., World politics -- 1975-1985., Radiation -- Physiological effect., Nuclear disarmament., Antinuclear movement, Nuclear warfare., Disarmament now? / produced by Laurie Garrett., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, KPFA Stop The War Teach-In American Women -- Peace and Antinuclear activism AZ0417.02
Disarmament now! / Dr. Richard J. Barnet (Episode 3 of 4)

Disarmament Now! Episode 3 of 4. Dr. Richard Barnet (May 7, 1929 – December 23, 2004) of the Institute for Policy Studies speaks about nuclear proliferation and world security. He speaks about the new Cold War, the arms race, how we need new ideas, and the need for understanding the historical moment. He says that this time is far more dangerous than anything preceding it. Since Afghanistan no ballgame, no rules, 1st strike.
Program begins with "Masters of War" by Bob Dylan.

Barnet, Richard J., Peace., World politics -- 1975-1985., Radiation -- Physiological effect., Nuclear disarmament., Antinuclear movement, Nuclear warfare., Disarmament now? / produced by Laurie Garrett., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, KPFA Stop The War Teach-In American Women -- Peace and Antinuclear activism AZ0417.03
Disarmament now! / Linus Pauling and Henry Way Kendall (Episode 1 of 4)

Disarmament Now! Episode 1 of 4. Linus Pauling (February 28, 1901 – August 19, 1994) and Professor Henry Way Kendall (December 9, 1926 – February 15, 1999). Professor Kendall, MIT, describes the results of nuclear warfare, how the USSR is vulnerable to nuclear attack, how it would affect the ozone shield and therefore us. His opinion: nuclear warfare would be a genetic and ecological disaster, like the Black Death in the 13th Century. Also heard on this recording is Bernard Feld (December 21, 1919 - February 24, 1993), editor of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Portions of this recording were taped during a special session on disarmament at the annual meeting of the American Association for Advancement of Science, which occurred in San Francisco in January 1980. Note on label: Starts low -- it's supposed to so don't freak out. Ends without credits and long music bit.

Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994, Feld, Bernard Taub, 1919-, Kendall, Henry W. (Henry Way), 1926-1999, Peace., World politics -- 1975-1985., Radiation -- Physiological effect., Nuclear disarmament., Antinuclear movement, Nuclear warfare., Disarmament now? / produced by Laurie Garrett., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Antinuclear movement -- United States, KPFA Stop The War Teach-In American Women -- Peace and Antinuclear activism AZ0417.01
Disarmament now! / William Winpisinger (Episode 4 of 4)

Disarmament Now! Episode 4 of 4. William Wayne Winpisinger (December 10, 1924 – December 11, 1997), International Machinists and Atomic Workers President, discusses the economic conversion of the weapons industry as well as giving his perspective of that industry. He claims it is a capital intensive industry that doesn't do much in creating additional jobs. Instead it causes inflation and unemployment. Excellent. January 5, 1980 at AAAS. Opens and closes with special Kate Wolf Production recorded for the Teach-In "You and I Together."

Winpisinger, William W., Strategic Arms Limitation Talks II, Peace., World politics -- 1975-1985., Radiation -- Physiological effect., Nuclear disarmament., Antinuclear movement, Nuclear warfare., Disarmament now? / produced by Laurie Garrett., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Economic conversion, KPFA Stop The War Teach-In American Women -- Peace and Antinuclear activism AZ0417.04
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