American Women -- Authors and journalists

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PRA Archive # Titlesort descending Description Keywords Broadcast Date
BB2929 Kay Boyle interviewed by Eleanor Sully

Author Kay Boyle (February 19, 1902 – December 27, 1992) talks with Eleanor Sully and reads from...

Boyle, Kay, 1902-1992, Authorship., Women writers, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, August 17, 1970
TZ0083 KPFT Special Women's Day program (1987)

This tape contains several clips of readings of women's literature or speeches to be used...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, International Women's Day, Feminists, Women's rights -- United States -- History KPFT, March 8, 1987
BB5532 Lady Macbeth: moral scapegoat

A talk by John Monteverde, associate professor of English at San Diego State College, who...

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Dramaturgy, Dramatic criticism., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616--Characters--Women, Macbeth KPFK, 17 Apr. 1964; 9 Aug. 1971.
BC1076 Lappin and Lapinova by Virgina Woolf; read by Maureen McIlroy

KPFK's Maureen McIlroy reads Virginia Woolf's feminist short story "Lappin and...

Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941., Short story., Feminism and literature., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, September 1, 1972
BC1199 Les Guérillères / by Monique Wittig.

A radio adaptation of Monique Wittig's surrealistic drama about militant feminist...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Wittig, Monique, Authors, French. KPFK, 17 Oct. 1972.
AZ1675.04 Lesbian Express: Book reviews for January 12, 1975

Production reel with general review of lesbian presses and titles of books by and about lesbians...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Book reviews, Lesbian authors KPFA, January 12, 1975
AZ1366 Lesbian images in literature

Valerie Taylor talks about the history of lesbian literature in front of an audience at the West...

Taylor, Valerie, 1913-1997, Lesbian authors, Lesbian pulp fiction, Straayer, Arny Christine, Krasno, Francine, Brady, Maureen, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, December 26, 1981
KZ3946 Lesbian nation / Jill Johnston

KPFK's Barbara Cady and Los Angeles Free Press reporter Helen Koblin interview Jill Johnston,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Cady, Barbara., Johnston, Jill, Lesbian separatism KPFK, 22 July 1975.
KZ4500 Lesbian sisters: October 5, 1976

This is Helene Rosenbluth's first episode of the series "Lesbian Sisters" on KPFK...

Women musicians., Lesbian musicians, Brown, Rita Mae., Christian, Meg, Be Be K'Roche (Musical group), Olivia Records, Inc., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, October 5, 1976
BB2820 Life is motion / Jane Brown interviewed by Betty Roszak

An interview with Jane Brown, dancer, choreographer, and teacher, conducted by Betty Roszak....

Human mechanics, Dancing -- Social aspects., Brown, Jane, d. 2006, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, May 16, 1970
BC2945.01 Literary censorship in Iran, Korea and Ghana / Muriel Rukeyser ; interviewed by Anne Fremantle. (Episode 1)

Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980), poet and president of the PEN American Center, discusses censorship...

Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-, Fremantle, Anne, 1909-2002, Censorship., PEN American Center, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 1976 (day unknown)
BB4942 Lone heart mountain

A reading of Lone Heart Mountain (Los Angeles, 1972), an autobiographical account by American...

McIlroy, Maureen., Short story., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Ishigo, Estelle, Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945., World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Wyoming. KPFK, Part 1: 28 May 1966; Part 2: 11 June 1966; Part 3: 18 June 1966.
AZ0642.13 Majority report, December 23, 1982: Tara Burke, Kitchen Table, Gay and Lesbian studies at UCB, reparations

Peggy Bray and Ginny Z. Berson host Majority Report, December 23, 1982: Segments: 1. News wrap-...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Bray, Peggy., Berson, Ginny Z., Smith, Barbara, 1946-, Adelona, Ebun, Sundheim, Karen., Perry, Graham, Radio news programs KPFA, Dec. 23, 1982
AZ0642.12 Majority report, December 4, 1982: Barbara Christian

Barbara Christian (1943 - 2000) delivers a speech as part of the lecture series on "Gender...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Christian, Barbara, 1943-2000, African American women poets, Stanford University. Center for Research on Women KPFA, Dec. 4, 1982
AZ0642.04 Majority report, February 18, 1982: Shirley Chisholm and Maya Angelou #1

Sherry Krynski and Ginny Z. Berson host Majority Report for February 18, 1982. Segments: 1. News...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005, Angelou, Maya, Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993, Tonella, Karla., Krynski, Sherry, Berson, Ginny Z., Radio news programs KPFA, February 18, 1982
AZ0642.05 Majority report, February 25, 1982

Julia Randall and Ginny Z. Berson host Majority Report, February 25, 1982. 1. News wrap-up -- 2...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Randall, Julia., Berson, Ginny Z., Angelou, Maya, Tonella, Karla., Bowman, Sheila, Christian, Barbara, 1943-2000, Salisbury, Lois KPFA, Feb. 25, 1982
AZ0642.03 Majority report, January 21, 1982

Sherry Krynski and Ginny Z. Berson host Majority Report for January 21, 1982. Segments: 1. News...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Berson, Ginny Z., Krynski, Sherry, Neel, Alice, 1900-1984, Beasley, Maurine Hoffman, Hickok, Lorena A., Dahl, Birgitta, 1937-, Hammond, Paci, Supriano, Sue., Radio news programs KPFA, January 21, 1982
AZ1095 Marge Piercy: reading and thoughts

Marge Piercy, poet and novelist, reads her poems and talks about poetry. She announces she has...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Piercy, Marge., Women poets, Women writers KPFA, 1976
BC0209.01 Mary Breasted / interviewed by Danice Bordett. (Episode 1 of 6)

Mary Breasted, author of Oh! Sex Education! (New York: Praeger, 1970) and Village Voice reporter...

Breasted, Mary., Sexual ethics, Education -- Aims and objectives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 13 Apr. 1971.
BB5524 Maureen McIlroy reads

Maureen McIlroy reads two short stories: "War" by Luigi Pirandello, and "Near a...

Agee, James, 1909-1955, McIlroy, Maureen., Pirandello, Luigi, 1867-1936., Short stories., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 23 Feb. 1971.
AZ0469 Maxine Hong Kingston / interviewed by Helen Mickiewicz and Elaine Kim.

Maxine Hong Kingston won rave reviews in 1977 for her book "The Woman Warrior." She...

Kingston, Maxine Hong., Asian Americans., Women authors, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Kim, Elaine. KPFA, June 23, 1980.
BB3769 Nathalie Sarraute at the YMWHA Poetry Center / introduced by Susan Sontag.

French novelist and dramatist Nathalie Sarraute (1900 - 1999) discusses her work and her...

Sontag, Susan, 1933-2004, Poetry., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Sarraute, Nathalie, New novel (Literary movement) WBAI, 9 Apr. 1964.
BB1854.01 New writers forum: October 19, 1976 (Episode 1 of 7)

First episode in a monthy series of "New Writers Forum" recorded at the Berkeley Fellowship of...

Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982, Hitchkock, George., Brother Antoninus, 1912-1994, Ulewicz, Laura., Poetry., New writers forum., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 16 Dec. 1967
IZ1220 Nice Jewish girls

Excerpts from a reading by women whose work appears in Nice Jewish Girls: A Lesbian Anthology,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Jewish literature., Lesbian authors, Jewish lesbians, Beck, Evelyn Torton WBAI, 29 Nov. 1982.
IZ1062 Noretta Koertge: Who was that masked woman?

Viv Sutherland interviews Noretta Koertge, author of "Who Was that Masked Woman?"...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Koertge, Noretta, Lesbian authors, Lesbian literature WBAI, January 27, 1982
AZ1340 Ntozake Shange: Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo

Author Ntozake Shange reads from her novel, Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo (St....

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Shange, Ntozake., African American women authors KPFA, February 2, 1983.
KZ1283 Number our days / Dr. Barbara Meyerhoff interviewed by Barbara Cady

Dr. Barbara Meyerhoff, author of "Number our days" discusses her book about the elder...

Meyerhoff, Barbara., Seniors., Seniors -- Venice (Calif.) -- Social conditions., Women authors, Authors., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, May 1, 1979
WZ0046 Of Woman Born by Adrienne Rich / reviewed by Doris Grumbach and Carolyn Kizer.

Review of Adrienne Rich's book "Of Woman Born" by Doris Grumbach and Carolyn...

Books -- Reviews., Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012, Grumbach, Doris, Kizer, Carolyn, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WPFW, Dec. 4, 1976.
BB3312 One touch of Nature / written and read by Mary McCarthy

Novelist Mary McCarthy delivers the Harcourt Brace lecture at Columbia University. She is...

Dupee, F. W. (Frederick Wilcox), 1904-, McCarthy, Mary, 1912-1989, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Literature -- History and criticism. WBAI, December 24, 1961
BC1539 Other people's houses

The half-hour serial reading program “Continued tomorrow” featured “Other people’s houses” by...

Segal, Lore Groszmann, Autobiography--Women authors, United States -- History -- 1933-1945, Vienna (Austria)--History--20th century, Continued tomorrow, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, December 14-15, 1972.
KZ1207 Our sheroes and heroes / Maya Angelou ; interviewed by Susan Anderson.

Recording contains Susan Anderson's 1976 interview with Maya Angelou, talking about her new...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Angelou, Maya, Anderson, Susan., African American women poets, African American women authors KPFK, 24 Feb. 1982
AZ0631.04 Pauline Bart interviewed by Paula Darte

Dr. Pauline Bart, feminist sociologist at Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine in Chicago, is...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Bart, Pauline, Rape., Storaska, Frederic, 1942- KPFA, January 29, 1979
BC2945.05 Penelope Gilliatt interviewed by Anne Fremantle (Episode 5 of 5)

Anne Fremantle interviews Penelope Gilliatt (1932 - 1993) -- film critic for the New Yorker,...

Gilliatt, Penelope., Women authors, Film criticism., Penelope Gilliatt / interviewed by Anne Freemantle., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 29 Mar. 1976.
IZ1375 Piercing the Veil: Our Voices Can Be Heard writer's congress

Recording of the panel "Piercing the Veil: Our Voices Can Be Heard. The impact that writers...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, WRITING & WRITERS, Writing., Ehrenreich, Barbara, Jordan, June, 1936-2002, Hollibaugh, Amber L., 1946- WBAI, 1983? (date unknown)
KZ1084 Pornography and silence / Susan Griffin

Susan Griffin, noted feminist author, discusses the thesis of her book "Pornography and...

Patriarchy., Sexism, Racism., Women authors, Pornography -- Social aspects., Feminism, Anti-semitism., Griffin, Susan., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Aug. 1981. First KPFK broadcast Jan. 6, 1982.
AZ1761 Racism in the Women's movement (Part 1 only)

In this program, guests talk about the racism forum "Racism in the Women's movement:...

Women writers, RACISM, Women's movement -- Race relations., Women's movement -- Analysis., African American women authors, Wong, Nellie., Women authors, Asian American women, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, December 6, 1980
IZ1468 Reading and interview with novelist and artist Ursule Molinaro

Ursule Molinaro (1916 - 2000), Paris-born social-satirist, novelist, playwright, and artist...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Ursule Molinaro., Women authors, Authors, French., Women artists WBAI, August 31, 1981
WZ0268 Reading of the short story, "Changes" by author Denise Oliver

Reading of short story "Changes" by author Denise Oliver / Produced by WPFW, Broadcast on KPFA....

Oliver, Denise, African American women authors, Puerto Rican-Americans -- New York (City)., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 3 May 1976
KZ0734 Rise gonna rise : a portrait of Southern textile workers / Mimi Conway interviewed by Dorothy Healey

Mimi Conway describes the present status of the unionization of textile workers in the South....

Healey, Dorothy, 1914-2006, Conway, Mimi., Women authors, Textile industry -- Southern states., Labor unions -- Textile workers -- Southern states., Rise gonna rise : a portrait of Southern textile workers / by Mimi Conway ; interviewed by Dorothy Healey., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 2 Sep. 1979.
KZ1213 Rita Mae Brown at the Woman's Building

Writer and activist Rita Mae Brown (1944 - ) delivers a speech at the Woman's Building in...

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American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Brown, Rita Mae., Woman's Building (Los Angeles, Calif.), Lesbian authors, Hunt, Annette. KPFK, 1976?
IZ1433 Sally George reads four short stories

Sally George reads four short stories: Dreaming; Hard Winter; Church Music; and Peter, Peter....

Women authors, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, November 8, 1978
IZ1420 Sea-Spell and Moor-Magic by Sorche Nic Leodhas

Fredi Dundee reads from a collection of stories by Sorche Nic Leodhas entitled “Sea-spell and...

Leodhas, Sorche Nic, 1898-1969, Children's literature., Women authors, Tales--Scotland., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, October 7, 1969
PZ0492 Second Birth: Anais Nin At College Of Marin, California, 1973

Anais Nin [1903-1977] speech to students at College of Marin, California, 1973. She discusses...

Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women authors Pacifica National Programming, 1973
AZ0069 Sexism on the hill / Ellin O'Leary

Reporter Ellin O'Leary talks about how sexism and racism stands in the way of female...

Sexism -- Washington (D.C.), Women journalists -- Washington (D.C.)., Racism -- Washington, D.C., O'Leary, Ellin, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1977.
KZ1071 Sexual shakedown : the sexual harassment of women on the job / Lin Farley interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth

Helene Rosenbluth interviews author Lin Farley on her book "Sexual shakedown: the sexual...

Farley, Lin, Sexism, Women -- Employment., Sexual harassment, Sex discrimination in employment, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Jan. 23, 1980.
BC0672 Sexual slavery : alternative visions

Antoinette Bower presents a dramatic reading of differing approaches to woman's role in...

Women -- Social conditions., Sex role, Bower, Antoinette, 1932-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, February 29, 1972
KZ0125 Simone de Beauvoir : in conversation / with Studs Terkel ; narrated by Janet Dodson.

Simone de Beauvoir (b.1908- d.1986) French writer, intellectual, political activist, and...

Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008, Feminism, Women authors, Bilingual materials -- English / French., Literature -- Women authors., Simone de Beauvoir : in conversation / with Studs Terkel ; narrated by Janet Dodson., Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Mar. 8, 1977.
BB2906 Single and pregnant / Ruth Pierce interviewed by Joan Churton

Ruth I. Pierce, author of "Single and Pregnant," is interviewed by Joan Churton. The...

Pierce, Ruth I., Women -- Psychology., Pregnancy -- Social aspects., Single parents., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, December 14, 1970
BB2799 Something about women / read by Eleanor Sully; produced by Sue Blumenberg

Variations on themes from Virginia Woolf, read by Eleanor Sully with the musical support of...

Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006, Roethke, Theodore, 1908-1963, Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941., Jeffers, Robinson, 1887-1962., Literary readings (Radio programs), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, September 29, 1969
BB0996 Street haunting: a London adventure by Virginia Woolf; read by Vivian Schaeffer

Reading of Virginia Woolf's short story "Street Haunting: A London Adventure."...

Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941., Radio programs -- Fiction., Literary readings (Radio programs), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 first aired on KPFA, February 2, 1961; on KPFK, December 6, 1968
BC2912 Susan Brownmiller on writing and promoting.

An interview with Susan Brownmiller, who spent four years writing her book Against Our Will: Men...

Women authors -- Personal narratives., Rape., Brownmiller, Susan, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Waldman, Mickey. WBAI, 1976.
AZ1146 Susan Griffin and Nellie Wong at the Feminist Perspectives on Pornography conference

Susan Griffin, poet, playwright and author, and Nellie Wong, poet and activist, read on the...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Griffin, Susan., Wong, Nellie., Women poets, Women Against Violence in Pornography & Media (U.S.), Pornography -- Analysis., Pornography. KPFA, ca. Nov. 17, 1978.
BC2238 Sweetest smelling baby in New Orleans / Lillian Hellman ; interviewed by Jan Albert.

A documentary about the life and work of playwright and author Lillian Hellman (1905 - 1984)....

Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984, Authors, American -- Personal narratives., Playwriting., Hammett, Dashiell, 1894-1961., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 1975.
KZ1201 Tar baby / Toni Morrison ; interviewed by Barbara Cady.

Author Toni Morrison (1931 - ) discusses her latest book, Tar Baby (Alfred A. Knopf, 1981) with...

Morrison, Toni, Women authors, Authors, Black., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Aug. 4, 1981.
BB0777 Tell me a riddle / by Tillie Olsen ; read by Virginia Maynard.

"Tell Me A Riddle" by Tillie Olsen (1912-2007) read by Virginia Maynard. Remastered by...

Olsen, Tillie., Radio programs -- Fiction., Tell me a riddle / by Tillie Olsen ; read by Virginia Maynard., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, February 7, 1962
AZ0621.07 The Anglo-Irish novel / Robert Tracy and Joan Keefe (Episode 7 of 7); produced by Padraigin McGillicuddy.

Number seven in the series Irish Contributions to English Literature. Discussion of Anglo-Irish...

English literature -- Irish authors, English literature., Irish literature., Keefe, Joan., Tracy, Robert, 1928-, Somerville, E. Œ. (Edith Œnone), 1858-1949, Ross, Martin, 1862-1915, Evening reading., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, March 11, 1982
BB1178 The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein, read by Alice B. Toklas

Alice Toklas reading from The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein and The...

Toklas, Alice B., Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946, Literature -- Women authors., Women authors, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 11 and 16 April 1963.
BC1954 The book business

Barbara Burn, who edits art books for Viking Press in New York City, discusses the values and...

Burn, Barbara., Publishers and publishing., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, August 25, 1974
BC2920 The Book of hags / by Deena Metzger ; adapted and directed by Everett Frost.

A novel-in-progress by Deena Metzger dramatized for radio by Everett Frost. The work is a...

Frost, Everett C., Radio adaptations., Metzger, Deena., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 27 May 1976.
AZ0367 The Debt trap / Cheryl Payer interviewed by Laurie Garrett

Cheryl Payer, author of "The Debt Trap" and member of the Rome Declaration Group,...

International Monetary Fund, Payer, Cheryl, 1940-, Third World -- Economic conditions., Economic assistance -- Third World., Financial institutions, International., Women economists., Loans, Foreign., International finance., Rome Declaration Group, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, July 19, 1979
BC2506 The Diary of Alice James / read by Eleanor Sully ; introduced by Erik Bauersfeld.

Three readings of the diary of Alice James, the invalid sister of author Henry James and...

James, Alice., Authors -- Correspondence, reminiscences, etc., Diary of Alice James / read by Eleanor Sully ; introduced by Erik Bauersfeld.**The, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 26 June, 3 July, 10 July, 1973.
BC0611 The Female Angst / Anais Nin, Joan Didion, and Dory Previn ; interviewed by Sally Davis

Acclaimed writers Anais Nin (1903-1977) author of "The Diary of Anais Nin," Joan...

Feminism, Women's movement, Women authors, Literature -- Women authors., Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977, Didion, Joan, Previn, Dory, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 10 Feb. 1972.
BC2518 The History of England / Jane Austen ; read by Penelope Dellaporta.

Penelope Dellaporta reads Jane Austen's "The history of England from the reign of...

Austen, Jane, 1775-1817., Dellaporta, Penelope., England -- History -- Anecdotes, facetiae, satire, etc., Women authors, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 20 Mar. 1975.
BB2074 The lady's maid / by Katherine Mansfield; read by Pat Franklyn

The Lady's Maid. By Katherine Mansfield. Performed by Pat Franklyn. Produced for radio by...

Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923., Franklyn, Pat., Radio programs -- Fiction., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, January 15, 1967
BC2146.03 The lesbian in literature (Episode 3 of 4)

Cynthia Secor and Janet Cooper discuss the lesbian in literature at the 2nd Gay Academic Union...

Apuzzo, Virginia., Secor, Cynthia, Cooper, Janet., Gays in literature., Lesbian literature, JOYCE, JAMES, 1882-1941., Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946, Lesbianism, Gay Academic Union conference, Publishers and publishing -- Political aspects., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 29 July 1975
AZ1765 The lesbian in literature and other poems

Dramatic reading: "The Lesbian in Literature," and other poems. Recorded at WBAI-FM in...

Lesbians, Lesbianism, Lesbian authors, Lesbians -- Poetry, Lesbian literature, Lesbian poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1975 (day unknown)
BB5233 The literary world of Anais Nin

Clare Spark (nee Loeb) interviews author Anais Nin (pronounced "Anna-EES" "NEEN"). Program...

Spark, Clare., Authors -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977 KPFK, 7 Jan. 1970.
BB0067 The Mad Mitfords / Jessica Mitford ; interviewed by Colin Edwards.

English author, journalist, and political activist Jessica Mitford (1917-1996) discusses her...

Mitford, Jessica, 1917-1996, Edwards, Colin, 1924-1994, MITFORD FAMILY., Women authors -- Personal narratives., England -- Social life and customs -- 20th century., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Sept. 1960 and Jan. 1961
BC3063 The Making of Gertrude Stein / Janet Hobhouse ; interviewed by Charles Ruas.

Charles Ruas discusses Gertrude Stein with Janet Hobhouse, author of a 1976 biography of Stein...

Hobhouse, Janet, 1948-1991, Ruas, Charles., Women authors, Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 24 May 1976.
BB5284 The Negro woman in American literature (Episode 2 of 12)

This program from the "Negro Writer's Vision of America" conference held April 23...

African Americans--Civil rights--History, African American women authors, African American women in literature, Childress, Alice., Lincoln, Abbey, Marshall, Paule, 1929-, Wright, Sarah E., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 13 June 1965; KPFK, 23 Sept. 1965.
BC1758.11 The New Woman / Anais Nin.

Ramparts Report, the weekly program of news and current happenings, brought to you by the staff...

Women artists, Women -- Social conditions., Feminism, Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 28 May 1974.
KZ1128 The obsession / Kim Chernin

Author Kim Chernin talks about the fixation American women have with their bodies, what they eat...

Chernin, Kim., Diet., Women authors, Food habits., Women -- Psychology., Obsession / Kim Chernin ; produced by Helene Rosenbluth.**The, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Nov. 1981; May 17, 1982.
KZ0562 The Photographer as discoverer : Dorothea Lange / Milton Meltzer interviewed by Susan Anderson.

Susan Anderson interviews Milton Meltzer, writer and historian, about his book, "A...

Meltzer, Milton, 1915-2009, Biography, Photography -- Biography., Women photographers., Lange, Dorothea, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 13 Sept. 1978; 19 Sept. 1978.
BC1222 The Politics of making it.

Women artists and writers discuss and examine the anatomy of success and its relationship to...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women artists, Women filmmakers., Women writers, Clarke, Shirley, 1919-1997, Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988, Gornick, Vivian., Drexler, Rosalyn WBAI, 15 Dec. 1972.
KZ0775 The Powerful Jew : myth or reality? / Lynn Kerman and Erica Silverman

Ellen Willis wrote an article called "The myth of the powerful Jew," which was...

Willis, Ellen, Jews -- Identity., Blacks -- Relations with Jews., Silverman, Erica, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Leiman, Lynn KPFK, Sept., 1979.
BC1683 The prison business : an interview with Jessica Mitford / interviewed by Jan Legnitto.

Jan Legnitto interviews Jessica Mitford (1917-1996), author of "The American Way of Death...

Legnitto, Jan., Prisons -- United States -- History., Judicial system -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Mitford, Jessica, 1917-1996 KPFA, 23 Apr. 1974
BC2248 The Three Marias: New Portuguese Letters / by Maria Isabel Barreno, Maria Theresa Horta, and Maria Fatima Velho Da Costa ; directed by Rena Down. (Part 2 only)

Reading of the book "The Three Marias: New Portuguese Letters." The book is a...

Barreno, Maria Isabel, 1939-, Women's movement -- Portugal., Women -- History., Costa, Maria Velho da, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Horta, Maria Teresa KPFA, 6 Mar. 1975.
BC2196.10 The transsexual empire

Viv Sutherland interviews Janice Raymond, author of "The transsexual empire."

Raymond, Janice G., Transsexuals., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, October 3, 1979
BB3562 The trial of Dr. Spock / Jessica Mitford ; interviewed by Dale Minor.

Dale Minor interviews Jessica Mitford (1917-1996) on her newly published book "The Trial of...

Minor, Dale., Draft resistance., Trials (Political crimes and offenses), Spock, Benjamin, 1903-, Mitford, Jessica, 1917-1996, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 30 Sept. 1969.
IZ1485 The Velvet Sledgehammer: authors Adrienne Rich and Audre Lorde in conversation (Production reel)

Production reel (excerpts) from a conversation between Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich and reading...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lorde, Audre, Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012, Lesbian authors, Women authors WBAI, 14 Apr. 1982
IZ1071 The Velvet Sledgehammer: January 17, 1979

Author Esther Newton reads selections from her unpublished novel "Alice-Hunting," about a...

Newton, Esther, National Organization for Women, Women's organizations., Lesbian authors, Connell, Noreen, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 17 Jan. 1979.
IZ1086 The Velvet Sledgehammer: June 29, 1983

Production reel for June 29, 1983 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer, produced and hosted by...

Women authors, Pacifism., Women -- Medical care., Walker, Alice, 1944-, Kollwitz, Kathe Schmidt, 1867-1945., Klepfisz, Irena, 1941-, Smedley, Agnes, 1892-1950, Forché, Carolyn, Paley, Grace., Grahn, Judy, 1940-, Griffin, Susan., LE SUEUR, MERIDEL., Corea, Gena, Dworkin, Andrea., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 29 Jun. 1983
IZ1082 The Velvet Sledgehammer: June 30, 1982

Production reel for the June 30, 1982 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer, produced by Donna...

GAYS AND LESBIANS, Lesbians, Lesbianism -- History, Asian Americans., African American lesbians, Grahn, Judy, 1940-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Asian American lesbians, Combahee River Collective, National Third World Lesbian and Gay Conference WBAI, 30 Jun. 1982
IZ1085 The Velvet Sledgehammer: March 23, 1983 (Part 2 only)

This is Part 2 of the March 23, 1983 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer. Part 1 is missing from...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Morgan, Robin, 1941-, Feminist literature. WBAI, 23 Mar. 1983
IZ1090 The Velvet Sledgehammer: October 12, 1983

Production reel from the October 12, 1983 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer, hosted and...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Office workers -- Personal narratives., Women's studies, Women workers., Computers -- Technological innovations., Technology -- Social aspects., Brown, Rita Mae., Technology and women. WBAI, 12 Oct. 1983
BC1139 The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman ; read by Maureen McIlroy.

Maureen McIlroy reads "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935)...

Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935, Short story., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, October 31, 1972
BC0209.06 Theo Wilson ; interviewed by Danice Bordett. (Episode 6 of 6)

Journalist Theo Wilson (1917 - 1997) of the New York Daily News is interviewed by Danice Bordett...

Bordett, Danice., Journalists -- United States., Women of the press / Theo Wilson ; interviewed by Danice Bordett., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Wilson, Theo WBAI, 8 July 1971.
AZ1660 Those Who Were Prostitutes from Cuban Women Now / by Margaret Randall

A reading from the chapter "Those Who Were Prostitutes" from the oral history...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Randall, Margaret, 1936-, Prostitution., Women -- Cuba -- Social conditions. KPFA, 197-
KZ1240 To be young, lesbian and Black in the '50s / Audre Lorde ; produced by Helene Rosenbluth.

The writer Audre Lorde (1934 - 1992) describes her experiences growing up as a Black lesbian in...

Rosenbluth, Helene, African American women authors, Women, Black -- Personal narratives., Lesbians -- Personal narratives, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lorde, Audre KPFK, 28 Nov. 1982.
WZ0124 To create love with dry eyes: an interview with June Jordan by Deborah Morris.

Poet, essayist, and novelist June Jordan is interviewed by author Deborah Morris. The two...

Jordan, June, 1936-2002, Women poets, Authors, Black., African American women authors, African American lesbians, African American women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WPFW, Aug. 9, 1977.
BB3336 Two stories from Little Disturbances of Man / written and read by Grace Paley.

Author Grace Paley (1922-2007) reads two selections from her book "The Little Disturbances...

Radio programs -- Fiction., Paley, Grace., Women authors, Jews -- Social life and customs., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, July 23, 1962 and November 30, 1967
KZ0687 Up against the clock : career women speak out about the choice to have children / Norma Wikler interviewed by Ruth Ziony

Norma Wikler (1942-2002) is interviewed about her new book by Ruth Ziony. The title of the book...

Wikler, Norma, Mothers., Single parents., Single women., Women authors, Parenthood., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 13 June 1979.
BC0957 Vietnam : a reporter remembers / Gloria Emerson ; interviewed by Nick Egleson.

New York Times reporter discusses her experiences covering the Vietnam conflict. Gloria Emerson...

Emerson, Gloria., Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives., Journalists -- South Vietnam., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 25 Aug. 1972.
KZ1160 Vietnam and Kampuchea / Judy Coburn interviewed by Dorothy Healey

Correspondent Judy Coburn reports on her trip to Southeast Asia and compares it with previous...

Kampuchea., Cambodia, Coburn, Judy., Vietnam, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, July 20, 1980.
AZ0471.02 Virginia Woolf: in her own right / produced by Joanna Brouk (Episode 2 of 7)

The focus of Virginia Woolf's life was writing, and as she developed her art and gained...

Women authors, A Room Of One's Own, Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, August 13, 1979
BC2110 Virginia Woolf: voices that fly ahead / produced by Maureen McIlroy

Part one of a documentary on Virginia Woolf, her work, and her life, based on the letters,...

Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941., Women writers, Biography, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, May 15, 1974
AZ0292 Wanderground : stories of the hill women / Sally Gearhart ; produced by Karla Tonella.

Sally Gearhart reads from her book "The wanderground: stories of the hill women" (...

Tonella, Karla., Feminist literature., Radio programs -- Fiction., Women authors, Gearhart, Sally Miller, 1931-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Apr. 22, 1979.
BC0019.25 Washington report-July 27, 1971: Underground syndicate / Thomas King Forcade

Washington based U.P.S. correspondent Thomas King Forcade (1945-1978) discusses alternative...

Forçade, Thomas King, Alternative press., Journalists., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 27 July 1971.
BC0019.15 Washington report-June 24, 1971: Kate Webb at the National Press Club

Kate Webb (1943-2007), Australian foreign correspondent for United Press International who was...

Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives., Women journalists., Webb, Kate, 1943-2007, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 24 June 1971.
BC0436.17 Whatever became of Arlene DeMarco / interviewed by Richard Lamparski.

Richard Lamparski interviews Arlene DeMarco (1933-2013), a member of the singing group, the...

DeMarco Sisters, Entertainers -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, DeMarco, Arlene WBAI, March 14, 1972
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