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A tribute to Madame Florence Foster Jenkins

A tribute to the satirical singing and recording art of Madame Florence Foster Jenkins (1868 - 1944). Prepared and presented by Melvin Jahn. Included are rare recordings of her singing; an interview with her accompanist, Cosmé McMoon from an RCA record; and a review of her press. Her final words: "Some say I couldn't sing, but no one can say I didn't sing."

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Jenkins, Florence Foster, 1868-1944, McMoon, Cosme, Sopranos (Singers), Women singers -- United States -- Biography American Women -- Music and musicians AZ1114
A visit to the Stanford Primate Research Center / produced by Adi Gevins and Laurie Garrett

The Stanford Primate Research Center houses primates in a natural-like habitat and provides research in primate development and behavior, significantly female dominated social groups, in squirrel monkeys, rhesus monkeys, and chimpanzees. This is a documentary on the Center and includes interviews with director Dr. Seymour Levine and Dr. Christopher Coe. Produced by Laurie Garrett and Adi Gevins. Technical assistance by Scott McAllister.

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Previously cataloged as AZ0043.

Coe, Christopher L., Levine, Seymour, 1925-, Primates -- Behavior., Stanford Outdoor Primate Facility, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Science and scientists AZ0027.05 A visit to the Stanford Primate Research Center / produced by Adi Gevins and Laurie Garrett
A Visit with Annea Lockwood / with interview by Charles Amirkhanian.

One of the most remarkable avant-garde composers in the world is Annea Lockwood, who was born in 1939 in New Zealand.  Charles Amirkhanian visits her at her home in the English countryside to find out about her remarkable sonic experiments. Lockwood's "Glass Concert" and "Tiger Balm" are heard, and you will take a walk through Annea's garden which contains five pianos as well as the more usual garden varieties.  Records used in the program: Glass World of Annea Lockwood. Available from Tangent Records, Suite 11, 52 Shaftesbury Road, London W1, ENGLAND.  Tiger Balm:  Available from Source Magazine, 2101 22nd Street, Sacramento, CA.

Glass concert., Amirkhanian, Charles., Lockwood, Annea, 1939-, Women composers., Avant garde music., Visit with Annea Lockwood / with interview by Charles Amirkhanian.**A, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Music and musicians AZ0014 A Visit with Annea Lockwood / with interview by Charles Amirkhanian.
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)
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 and social science / moderated by Mrs. Frances Hugle.

A panel from the Conference on Abortion and Human Rights held on January 9, 1966 in San Francisco under the auspices of the Society for Humane Abortion. Topics discussed include the liberalization of abortion laws, the economic justification for legalizing abortions, and abortion as a folk medicine practice. The panel comprises Dr.Lucile Newman, Ph.D, anthropologist at UC Berkeley; Dr. Don Gibbons, professor of sociology at San Francisco State College specializing in criminology; and Dr. Frank Hovell, clinical psychologist and graduate student at UC Berkeley in the Masters of Public Health program and founder of the South Texas Planned Parenthood Center. The moderator is Frances Hugle, professor of chemistry at Santa Clara University. Technical production by Dan McClosky.

Newman, Lucile., Hugle, Frances., Gibbons, Don., Birth control, Conference on Abortion and Human Rights (San Francisco, 1965), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Reproductive rights BB1417 Abortion and social science / moderated by Mrs. Frances Hugle. (CD)
Abortion and the law.

A panel discussion sponsored by the Citizens' Committee for Humane Abortion Laws in San Jose in September 1962. Participants include David Newman, clinical psychologist and associate professor of psychology at San Jose State College; Emmanuel Silver, psychiatrist and neurologist in Palo Alto; the Reverend Sidney Peterman, minister of the First Unitarian Church in San Jose; and Pat Maginnis, secretary of the Citizens' Committee. The panelists discuss the legal and moral controversies surrounding abortion: the existing laws, the Knox Bill, and social realities of abortion.

Newman, David., Peterman, Sidney., Silver, Emmanuel., Women's rights, Maginnis, Patricia Therese, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Abortion, Abortion -- Law and legislation., Abortion -- United States. American Women -- Reproductive rights BB0574
Abortion and the medical profession / moderated by Harry Giaretto.

Harry Giaretto moderates this panel from the Conference on Abortion and Human Rights held January 9, 1966, in San Francisco under the auspices of the Society for Humane Abortion. Dr. Mildred Ash, Dr. Leona Bayer, Dr. Neal Blumenfeld, and Dr. William Marsh discuss the legal and moral controversy surrounding abortion.

Giaretto, Harry., Ash, Mildred., Blumenfeld, Neal., Bayer, Leona M. (Leona Mayer), 1903-, Abortion, Abortion -- Psychological aspects., Abortion -- Law and legislation., Abortion -- Moral and ethical aspects, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Conference on Abortion and Human Rights (San Francisco, 1965) American Women -- Reproductive rights BB1346 Abortion and the medical profession / moderated by Harry Giaretto. (CD)
Abortion on demand : a debate

Representatives of pro- and anti-abortion groups debated the issue of abortion on demand at the Militant Forum in Oakland on October 29, 1971. The pro-abortion position was advanced by Brenda Brdar, a member of Female Liberation and the Women's National abortion Coalition; and Dr. Joan Ullyot (pronounced Elliot), a pathologist at the University of California Medical School. Dr. Frank Filice, a biologist at the University of San Francisco and Marge Szudy, a psychology student at USF argued against abortion. Following the debate, the audience questioned the panel. Commentary and music appropriate to the themes of pro-life, women's liberation, children, and contraception are interspersed throughout the program. Produced by Portia Shapiro and Fran Watkins of Public Affairs; Technical producer Pat Roberto.

Abortion -- Moral and ethical aspects, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Brdar, Brenda, Szudy, Marge, Ullyot, Joan, 1940-, Pregnancy, Unwanted. American Women -- Reproductive rights BC0523
Abortion: a world view / Leslie Corsa, Jr.

Leslie Corsa, Jr., M.D., Director of the Center for Population Planning at the University of Michigan, speaks at the Conference on Abortion and Human Rights in San Francisco January 9, 1966, discussing the need for liberalized abortion laws. The conference was held under the auspices of the Society for Humane Abortion. Technical production by Dan McClosky.

Overpopulation., Abortion, Society for Humane Abortion, Conference on Abortion and Human Rights (San Francisco, 1965), Corsa, Leslie, 1920-1984, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 American Women -- Reproductive rights BB1421
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