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PRA Archive # Titlesort descending Description Keywords Broadcast Date
AZ0438 A Black Russian woman / with William Mandel

William Mandel and his wife conduct an interview in English with Dr. Lily Golden-Hanga, a Black...

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The interview portion of this recording is the same as that found on...

Golden, Lily, 1934-, Women -- Soviet Union., Blacks -- Soviet Union., Education, Higher -- Soviet Union., Black Muslims., DuBois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963., Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976., Radio call-in shows, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, February 18, 1980.
IZ1512 A celebration of Black womanhood: Black women in the health sciences (Tapes 5 and 7 only)

Actualities from Barnard College's conference "Celebration of Black Womanhood" held February 4-5...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Barnard Organization for Black Women Celebration of Black Womanhood, February 4, 1978, Blacks -- Education., African American women physicians, Minorities -- Education., Minority women -- Social conditions., Discrimination in education -- United States., NURSING & NURSES, African American Women WBAI, April 5, 1978?
KZ0209 A conversation with Ntozake Shange / interviewed by Clare Spark

Ntozake Shange, the black feminist poet, author of "For colored girls who have considered...

Shange, Ntozake., Poets, Black., Poetry, Modern., Women authors, Feminism, African American women dramatists, African American women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 7 Aug. 1977.
AZ0615 A Joyful noise: Ana Perez in concert

This is a performance by one of the Bay Area's most talented feminist composer/performers,...

Women musicians., Perez, Ana, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, November 6, 1972
BB2235 A medical desert / Dr. Richard Fine and Shari Whitehead interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Elsa Knight Thompson talks with Shari Whitehead of the International Liberation School and Dr....

Fine, Richard N., Whitehead, Shari, Thompson, Elsa Knight, Health facilities -- New Mexico., Indians of North America -- Civil rights., Española Basin (N.M.), El Rito (Rio Arriba County, N.M.), Mexican Americans -- Civil rights, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, KPFA open hour KPFA, July 30, 1969
IZ1392 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,...

Allegra, Donna, Black women -- Social conditions., Black women -- History., African American women authors, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, January 19, 1980
AZ0676 Alice Walker : the color purple / produced by Laurie Udesky and Corless Smith.

This program contains an interview, a speech, and readings from Alice Walker's book, "...

Smith, Corless., Walker, Alice, 1944-, Women authors, Literature., African Americans, Women, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Sept. 4, 1982.
WZ0014 Among all this, you stand like a fine brownstone : Gwendolyn Brooks / produced by Taliba Holliday.

Poet Gwendolyn Brooks (1917 - 2000), the first Black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for poetry...

Women poets, Cavalieri, Grace, Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Anderson, Kathy, Gregory, Angelo, Lester, Noble Lee, African American women poets, D.C. Black Repertory Company WPFW, 1977; 2 Feb. 1978.
BC2793.02 An interview with Robert Shelton (Part 2 of 4)

This is the second of four programs produced by Marcia Tompkins in a series called "You...

Tompkins, Marcia., Shelton, Robert., City and town life -- Alabama., Tuscaloosa (Ala.), Ku Klux Klan (1915- ), Racism -- Alabama., Be it ever so humble / produced by Elizabeth Marcia Tompkins., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, November 16 1970 and KPFA, January 14, 1971
KZ1209 An interview with Yuri Kochiyama / produced by Miya Iwataki.

On May 19, 1982, KPFK celebrated Malcolm X's birthday with special programming on the civil...

Kochiyama, Yuri, Iwataki, Miya, JAPANESE AMERICANS, Asian Americans--Civil rights--History, X, Malcolm, 1925-1965, East wind, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 19 May 1982.
BB5364 Angela Davis and Ralph Abernathy : a press conference.

Ralph Abernathy and Angela Davis speak about an upcoming rally to be held in San Jose, CA on May...

Abernathy, Ralph David., Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Angela Davis and Ralph Abernathy : a press conference., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 21 Apr. 1972.
KZ2487 Angela Davis at Occidental College

Angela Davis, faculty member at San Francisco College, and sponsored by the Alliance Against...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944- 1984? (date unknown)
IZ0622 Angela Davis interviewed by Samori Marksman

Angela Davis is interviewed by Samori Marksman, on program "Brunch", Saturday July 19...

Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Israel -- Foreign relations -- Middle East., Communist Party., Elections -- United States -- 1980., Capitalism -- History and criticism., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, July 19, 1980
BB4210 Angela's birthday.

A panel discussion about Angela Davis (1944 - ) and her contributions to American society. The...

Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Communist Party. KPFK, 25 Jan. 1971; KPFA, 20 Mar. 1971.
BC0886 Angela's homecoming.

A few days after activist Angela Davis was found not guilty of all the charges against her, she...

Blacks -- Political activity., Prison reform., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944- KPFK, 1 Aug. 1972.
IZ1152 Art Against Apartheid: A commemoration for the Soweto Massacre

An evening to commemorate the Soweto Uprising which took place on June 16, 1984. Tracie Jones...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Anti-apartheid movement., Apartheid -- South Africa., South Africa--Poetry WBAI, 16 June 1984.
AZ0297 Asian American women vs. the women's movement

Panel discussion between Asian-American women on how racism, ageism, and classism have corrupted...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century, Asian American women, International Women's Day KPFA, Mar. 8, 1979.
KZ1018 Atlanta mothers / Venus Taylor and Willie Mae Mathis

Venus Taylor and Willie Mae Mathis, both mothers of children murdered in Atlanta (Angel Lenair...

Taylor, Venus., Mathis, Willie Mae., Children, Black -- Atlanta (Ga.)., Mothers., Murder -- Atlanta (Ga.)., Youth -- Crimes against., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Apr. 9, 1981.
IZ1339 Audre Lorde interviewed by Judy Simmons

This is a recording of Judy Simmons interviewing Audre Lorde during a late-night show on WBAI in...

Lorde, Audre, Simmons, Judy Dothard, The black unicorn, Poems, African-American Women, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 1979.
AZ1010 Author Alice Walker reads the short story, Roselily

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker (1944 - ) reads her short story "Roselily...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Walker, Alice, 1944-, African American women authors, Censorship -- United States., Short stories. KPFA, 1994.
AZ0138 Ben Chavis and the Wilmington 10 / Elizabeth Chavis and Helen Othow interviewed by Angela Davis

Angela Davis interviews Mrs. Elizabeth Chavis and Dr. Helen Othow, the mother and sister of the...

Chavis, Elizabeth., Othow, Helen Chavis, 1932-, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Trials (Political crimes and offenses), Civil rights -- United States., Race discrimination -- United States., Blacks -- Civil rights., Wilmington 10, Chavis, Ben, 1948-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, African Americans--Civil rights--History KPFA, November 28, 1977
IZ0711 Bernice Johnson Reagon: Black Women's issues

Speech by Bernice Johnson Reagon, given November 11, 1980 at Barnard College's Reid...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-, African American women musicians, Jordan, June, 1936-2002, Hamer, Fannie Lou, Black women -- Personal narratives. WBAI, April 8, 1981
BB4247.01 Black awareness - Black political prisoners in New York / Deloris Costello

Commentary series on Black issues. This episode focuses on Black political prisoners in New York...

Blacks -- Politics and suffrage., Lefcourt, Gerald B., Black Panther Party, Berry, Lee, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, March 24, 1970
IZ1379 Black Awareness: Ti-Grace Atkinson

Feminist author and activist Ti-Grace Atkinson discusses her involvement with the feminist...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Atkinson, Ti-Grace, Costello, Deloris., Welfare recipients -- New York (City). WBAI, February 12, 1971
IZ0449.01 Black feminism

Program opens with a dialogue about the Women's movement between Tendai Chitoza[sp?] of...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Feminism -- Africa, Black women -- Intellectual life., African American feminists, Women -- Zimbabwe -- Social conditions., Women -- Africa -- Social conditions. WBAI, 09 Mar. 1978.
BC1833 Black women in America / Angela Davis.

On April 12, 1974, Angela Davis gave a speech at the UCLA campus as a part of the University...

Women -- Social conditions., Minorities -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944- KPFK, 8 July 1974.
WZ0255.02 Black women of achievement: Stephanie Colbert Hopkins

Interview with Stephanie Colbert Hopkins, president of Star Step, Inc, a public relations firm....

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Black women -- History., African American Women, Business enterprises, Black WPFW, July 7, 1981
BB2379 Blacks and the jury system / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson

A panel discussion on the problems of being Black or Mexican-American under current jury...

Race discrimination -- Law and legislation, Judicial system -- United States., Jury selection -- United States, Boags, Robert L., Good, Phillip I., Metoyer, Carl, Stender, Fay, African American lawyers, Women lawyers, African Americans--Civil rights--History, Mexican Americans -- Civil rights, KPFA open hour, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, February 11, 1970
WZ0117 Blacks and the Washington D.C. ballet / Claire Haywood; interviewed by Naomi Eftis and Elaine Heffernan.

Hosts Naomi Eftis and Elaine Heffernan interview Claire Haywood (d. 1978), artistic director of...

Ballet., Blacks in the performing arts., African American women dancers, Haywood, Claire, -1978, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WPFW, May 9, 1977.
BB5338G Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee / by Dee Alexander Brown ; read by Mifaunwy Shunatona (Part 7 of 32)

Mifaunwy Shunatona reads pages 79-90 from Dee Brown's historical novel "Bury My Heart...

Brown, Dee Alexander., Wounded Knee (S.D.)., Indians of North America -- History., Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee / by Dee Alexander Brown ; produced by Susan Shown., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, Dec. 1971.
BB5338H Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee / by Dee Alexander Brown ; read by Mifaunwy Shunatona (Part 8 of 32)

Mifaunwy Shunatona reads pages 90-102 from Dee Brown's historical novel "Bury My Heart...

Brown, Dee Alexander., Wounded Knee (S.D.)., Indians of North America -- History., Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee / by Dee Alexander Brown ; produced by Susan Shown., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, Dec. 1971.
AZ0146 Carmen McRae / interviewed by Angela Davis.

Jazz singer, composer and actress Carmen McRae (1920 - 1994) talks with activist Angela Davis (...

McRae, Carmen., Women musicians., Performing arts -- United States., Jazz music., Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Jan. 16, 1978.
BC0986 Cecil Williams and Angela Davis speak

This is a recording made at an outdoor rally somewhere in the Bay Area in 1972, featuring...

WILLIAMS, CECIL, 1929-, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Protests, demonstrations, vigils, etc. -- California., African Americans--Civil rights--History, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1972.
WZ0019 Changes / written and read by Denise Oliver.

This program features a reading of the short story "Changes" by author Denise Oliver, former...

Women, Black., Women authors, Ghettoes., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Oliver, Denise, African American women authors, East Harlem (New York, N.Y.) WPFW, Apr. 1976.
BB3788.12 Conversation with June Jordan / interviewed by Julius Lester.

Julius Lester speaks with poet and activist June Jordan (introduced as June Meyer, b. July 9,...

Jordan, June, 1936-2002, Lester, Julius., African American women poets, African American women authors, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 15 Sept. 1968.
BB3788.02 Conversation with Kathleen Cleaver / interviewed by Julius Lester.

Kathleen Cleaver, Communications Secretary of the Black Panther Party, State Assembly candidate...

Lester, Julius., Blacks -- Political activity., Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998, Cleaver, Kathleen, BLACK PANTHERS, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 31 May 1968.
IZ1466 Cooking with author Li Ling-Ai

Nina Mende interviews Chinese-Hawaiian writer, lecturer and actor Li Ling-Ai (1908 - ?), author...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Li, Ling-Ai, Authors, Chinese-American., Asian American women, Asian American actresses WBAI, 27 Dec. 1975
BB1331 Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King (1927 - 2006) delivers a speech on the civil rights movement at a peace march...

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968, African Americans--Civil rights--History, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 KPFA, 27 Apr. 1968.
IZ0260 Coser y cantar / by Dolores Prida ; produced by Adina Back and Felipe Goroztiza

Humorous radio drama about a day in the life of a bicultural women in the United States. Funded...

Pena, Elizabeth., Radio plays., Bilingual materials -- English/Spanish., Coser y cantar / by Dolores Prida ; produced by Adina Back and Felipe Goroztiza., Prida, Dolores, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 18 Nov. 1984.
BB2326 Crescent Park: integrated housing / Alan S. Maremont and Richard Bentley interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Alan S. Maremont, San Francisco director of the Kate Maremont Foundation and Richard Bentley,...

Maremont, Alan S., Thompson, Elsa Knight, Bentley, Richard., Housing policy -- Richmond (Calif.)., Discrimination in housing., Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act), Crescent Park apartments, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, April 6, 1968
BB2423 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...

Labor unions -- Farm workers -- California, Strikes -- Farm workers -- California., Huerta, Dolores, 1930-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 3 Nov. 1969.
BC1225 Dial 'O' for operator / produced by Bonnie Bellow and Nanette Rainone.

Examination of the New York Telephone worker. Includes interviews with Louella Smith, who filed...

Rainone, Nanette., Bellow, Bonnie., Telephone operators -- Personal narratives., Telecommunication systems., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 26 Oct. 1972.
WZ0002.01 Discrimination at work: federal workers and equal opportunity

On whether the federal government has successfully implemented its own equal opportunity program...

Working classes -- United States., Minorities -- Employment., Civil service -- United States -- Minority employment., Discrimination in employment -- United States., Discrimination at work : federal workers and equal opportunity / Roy Johnson, Roberto Tobias, and Mary Jo Binder., Sex discrimination against women, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WPFW, Mar. 20, 1977 and KPFA, May 1, 1978
AZ0136.03 Dr. Lily Golden-Hanga / interviewed by William Mandel

Autobiographical interview in Moscow with Dr. Lily Golden-Hanga, a Black woman born in the U.S.S...

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The interview portion of this recording is the same as that found on...

Golden, Lily, 1934-, Women -- Soviet Union., Blacks -- Soviet Union., Education, Higher -- Soviet Union., Black Muslims., DuBois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963., Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976., Radio call-in shows, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, November 10, 1977
BB2366.03 Education for the weaker sex (Episode 3 of 7)

Marjorie Uren, a graduate student in English at the University of California (Berkeley) and part...

Uren, Marjorie., Sex discrimination in education, Sex discrimination in employment, Women -- Social conditions., Oppression of Women teach-in, San Francisco, 1969, Textbook bias, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, February 1, 1970
AZ1132.16 Elayne Jones, timpanist (Episode 16)

An interview with timpanist, percussionist and teacher Elayne Jones, a Black woman with...

Women composers., Women musicians., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Jones, Elayne KPFA, September 18, 1976
AZ0137 Esther Phillips : an interview by Angela Davis / produced by Stephanie Allen and Angela Davis.

Soul and blues singer Esther Phillips (1935-1984) talks with activist Angela Davis (1944 - )...

Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Philips, Esther., Jazz musicians., Women entertainers -- United States., Women musicians -- United States., Musicians, Black., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Nov. 7, 1977.
IZ0449.19 Everywomanspace: September 6, 1982-Angela Gilliam hosts

Aircheck of September 6, 1982 program of Everywomanspace, hosted by Angela Gilliam. The theme of...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women -- Africa -- Social conditions., Women -- Zimbabwe -- Social conditions., Women -- Third World -- Social conditions. WBAI, September 6, 1982.
BB1407 Fannie Lou Hamer interview

Colin Edwards interviews Fannie Lou Hamer, candidate for Congress and member of the Executive...

African Americans--Civil rights--History, Hamer, Fannie Lou, Voting--Mississippi., Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 24 Sept. 1965.
IZ0865 Florynce Kennedy speaks at Memorial Church in New York City

Flo (Florynce) Kennedy (1916-2000) speech given at "Memorial Church [New York City]"...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Kennedy, Florynce, 1916-2000, Peace movement -- United States -- 1980- WBAI, 198?
BC2793.03 Four people of the town (Part 3 of 4)

This is the third of four programs produced by Marcia Tompkins in a series called "You must...

Tompkins, Marcia., City and town life -- Alabama., Tuscaloosa (Ala.), Racism -- Alabama., Women journalists., Be it ever so humble / produced by Elizabeth Marcia Tompkins., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, November 23, 1970 and KPFA January 21, 1971
AZ0974 From the cancer journals / Audre Lorde.

Live readings by poet, activist and essayist Audre Lorde (1934 - 1992) from her non-fiction work...

Women authors -- Personal narratives., Lorde, Audre, Breast -- Cancer -- Patients -- Biography., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1978?.
BC1298 Gloria Steinem speaks on sexism and racism.

Gloria Steinem, feminist and co-founder of Ms. Magazine, speaks about deep-seeded sexism and...

Racism -- United States., Sexism -- United States, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Steinem, Gloria KPFA, 26 Jan. 1973.
BB1910 Gwendolyn Brooks and LeRoi Jones poetry reading

This is a recording of the session during which Gwendolyn Brooks and LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)...

Poets, Black, African American poets, The Negro writer in United States conference -- Asilomar, California -- 1964, University of California, Berkeley. University Extension, Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000, African Americans--Civil rights--History, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014 KPFA, 3 Oct. 1964.
BB3170 Harlem township / Herb Lambright, Kay Lindsey, and Flo Kennedy.

Herb Lambright, writer and photographer, and Florynce "Flo" Kennedy, attorney and...

Lambright, Herb., Lindsey, Kay, Blacks -- Social conditions., Kennedy, Florynce, 1916-2000, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Harlem (New York, N.Y.) WBAI, 27 Nov. 1968.
AZ0471.06 Harriet Tubman / produced by Darcell King. (Episode 6 of 7)

Harriet Tubman was born into slavery and escaped to the North. Not satisfied with her own...

Women, Black -- United States., Slavery, Underground railroad., Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Aug. 6, 1979; Aug. 2, 1980
BB4331 Haywood Burns: defense attorney for Angela Davis

Talk on developments in the trial of Angela Davis. Intro: Next we hear a talk by Haywood Burns,...

Trials (Political crimes and offenses) -- United States., Blacks -- Legal status, laws, etc., Burns, W. Haywood (William Haywood), 1940-1996, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Black Panther Party, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, March 30, 1971
BC2865 Hearings on discrimination in the military / Ron Dellums and Shirley Chisholm ; introduced by Danice Bordett.

Press conference given by California Congressman Ron Dellums and New York Congresswoman Shirley...

Dellums, Ron., Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005, Race discrimination., Military policy -- United States., Soldiers -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Discrimination in the military WBAI, 3 Nov. 1971.
AZ1025 Herbert Marcuse and Angela Davis at Berkeley

Excerpt from a rally at University of California Berkeley featuring speeches by philosopher and...

Marcuse, Herbert, 1898-1979, University of California, Berkeley, African Americans--Civil rights--History, Communism, Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 1969?.
BC1159 History of the women's suffrage movement : racism and middle class bias against women / Pam Allen.

Pam Allen focuses on racism and the middle class bias in this talk which, was the first of two...

Allen, Pam., History of the women's suffrage movement : racism and middle class bias against women / Pam Allen., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women -- Suffrage -- United States. Part 1: KPFA, 25 Aug. 1972; Part 2: KPFA, 1 Sep. 1972.
AZ1669 In Celebration of Black Womanhood / Aileen Hernandez

Aileen Hernandez, former President of the National Organization for Women, and founder of the...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Hernandez, Aileen C., African American women poets, Thomas, Joyce Carol., Sloan-Hunter, Margaret, 1947-, African American women civil rights workers KPFA, February 13, 1982
BC1963 Indians and medicine : sterilization and genocide / Dr. Connie Uri ; interviewed by Jim Berland.

Connie Uri, MD, a Native American doctor, discusses the Bureau of Indian Affairs'...

Berland, Jim., Indians of North America -- Government relations., Sterilization (Birth control)., Indians and medicine : sterilization and genocide / Dr. Connie Uri ; interviewed by Jim Berland., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Claremore Indian Hospital KPFK, 25 Sept. 1974.
IZ1396 International Women's Day (1980) speakers

Tape of the celebration of International Women's Day 1980, sponsored by NOW-NY and the New...

International Women's Day, 1980, International Women's Day, Dee, Ruby., Omolade, Barbara, Albert, Marge., Copelon, Rhonda., Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998, Coalition of Labor Union Women (U.S.), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, ca. March 1980 (no broadcast info on tape)
KZ1139 Interracial gay relationships / hosted by Helene Rosenbluth and David S. Fradkin

Five interracial gay and lesbian couples discuss their relationships. Aspects include how and...

Gays -- Personal narratives., Lesbians -- Personal narratives, Gay couples., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, June 20, 1981.
AZ0780 Interview with Judy Mowatt / produced by Sue Supriano.

In Jamaica 1982, Sue Supriano interviewed Judy Mowatt, singer who was one of the "I-Threes...

Supriano, Sue., Women singers -- Personal narratives., Black singers -- Personal narratives., Marley, Bob, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1982?
WZ0255.01 Interview with Mamie Williams

This July is WPFW's tribute to women month, and Upstream is celebrating with programs about...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Williams, Mamie, African American Women, Women religious leaders, African American women -- Religious life WPFW, July 22, 1981
BC1567 Interview with Mary Kahlenberg, co-organizer of the Navajo blanket exhibition at the Rice Gallery

The Navajo Blanket, an exhibit of blankets woven between 1840 and 1900, was gathered together...

Indians of North America -- Art., Navajo Indians -- Art., Navajo Indians., Native Americans., Kahlenberg, Mary Hunt, Navajo blankets., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFT, ca. 5 Dec. 1972.
BB2507 Is population control genocide?

A panel discussion held at the Environmental Teach-in on the University of California campus in...

Hoy, Ronald R., Lidicker, William Zander, 1932-, Liebes, Sidney, Mack, Carl, Jr., Mills, Stephanie., Birth control -- Moral and religious aspects., Overpopulation., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Genocide KPFA, August 20, 1970
BC0116 Janice Mirikatani, Joaquin Legaspi and Momo Yashima / interviewed by Frank Chin.

Frank Chin interviews Janice Mirikatani, the editor of Aion magazine, a journal of Asian-...

Mirikatani, Janice., Chin, Frank, 1940-, Legaspi, Joaquin., Asian Americans -- Social conditions., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Literature--Asian American authors KPFA, 26 Oct. 1970.
IZ1400 Jewish women in New York

Tapes selected from a panel on immigrant Jewish women which was part of a conference on Culture...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Yivo Institute for Jewish Research, Jewish women--United States, Immigrants -- United States -- Biography, Immigrants -- Economic conditions., Boycotts, Hyman, Paula, 1946-2011, Kessler-Harris, Alice WBAI, January 25, 1981
IZ0651 Kathleen Cleaver interviewed by Rob Crocker

Rob Crocker, WBAI, interviews Kathleen Cleaver, wife of Eldridge Cleaver, and today representing...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Cleaver, Kathleen, Black Panther Party, Blacks -- Civil rights., BLACK PANTHERS, African American women civil rights workers WBAI, October 17, 1971
BC0936 Kathleen Cleaver on Black Panther politics / interviewed by Yolanda de Freitas, Cheryl Johnson and Jean Wiley.

KPFA's Yolanda de Freitas, Jean Wiley of Third World Media News, and Cheryl Johnson of the...

Freitas, Yolande de., Johnson, Cheryl., Wiley, Jean., Women's movement, Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998, Black Panther Party, Cleaver, Kathleen, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1972; KPFK, 12 Dec. 1972.
KZ0885 Lesbian culture / produced by Helene Rosenbluth

A program on lesbian culture, starting with a radio presentation of "An Oral Herstory of...

Lesbians -- History, Lesbians -- Social conditions, Women poets, Wolverton, Terry, Woman's Building (Los Angeles, Calif.), Third World Gay Caucus, Third World Gay Cultural Evening, Sloan-Hunter, Margaret, 1947-, Parker, Pat, 1944-1989, Chrystos, 1946-, Ojeda, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, July 1, 1979.
KZ1215 Lesbian sisters / Deborah Posey and Rita Mae Brown interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth

This episode of "Lesbian Sisters" features an interview with Deborah Posey, a Black...

Brown, Rita Mae., Posey, Deborah, Lesbian mothers, Socialism, Feminists, Lesbian sisters / Deborah Posey and Rita Mae Brown ; interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Feb. 7, 1978.
AZ0808 Life in the female job ghetto : service and office work / produced by Peggy Irene Bray, Maggie Geddes, and Karla Tonella.

A documentary that takes a look at women's place in the paid labor force. Features audio of...

Women Organized for Employment, Tonella, Karla., Boyle, Rita, Bray, Peggy., Maupin, Joyce., Massenburg, Mary Ann., Geddes, Maggie., Office workers -- Personal narratives., Sex discrimination in employment, Women -- Employment -- Social conditions., Servants -- Personal narratives., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 15 Nov. 1980.
BB1719.01 Lives and times of some famous and not-so-famous Black personalities / produced by Gene De Alessi.

An audio history featuring the lives and times of some famous and not-so-famous black people....

Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913, Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 6 June 1968
AZ0642.14 Majority report, August 20, 1987: Temporary workers and South African women's day

Production reel from Majority Report, August 20, 1987. Segments: 1. Jane Walsh, co-producer of...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Radio news programs, Walsh, Jane, Sancho, Nelia, Javate de Dios, Aurora, Vaid, Urvashi, Windborne, Janice, Bernstein, Gerald, Natividad, Irene, Meier, Deborah, DuRivage, Virginia, Mnumzana, Susan, Van Clay, Mary KPFA, Aug. 20, 1987.
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
AZ0642.08 Majority report, June 3, 1982: NOW, Jewish Feminist Conference, Vida Gallery, survivors of Hiroshima

Ginny Z. Berson and Marci Lockwood host Majority Report, June 3, 1982. Segments: 1. News wrap-up...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Berson, Ginny Z., Lockwood, Marci, Foat, Ginny, Hammond, Paci, Smith, Corless., Okazaki, Steven, Thompson, Sandy, Donahue, Maggie, Radio news programs KPFA, June 3, 1982
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.
WZ0255.04 Miss Black America 1980

This episode of Upstream features Sharon Wright, Miss Black America 1980. Wright was the...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Black women -- History., African American Women, Miss Black America Pageant of Hudson County (N.J.) WPFW, July 20, 1981
WZ0255.05 National Association of Colored Women's Clubs (Girls) Inc.

This episode of Upstream is on the National Association of Colored Women's (and Girls...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Black women -- History., African American Women, National Association of Colored Women's Clubs (U.S.) WPFW, July 23, 1981
BB1248 Nikki Bridges interviewed by Sidney Roger

In this recording, Sidney Roger interviews the wife of labor leader Harry Bridges, Nikki Bridges...

Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements, Jeannette Rankin Brigade, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Bridges, Nikki KPFA, 9 Jan. 1968.
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.
BC0047 Odetta / interviewed by Celestine Ware.

African American folk, blues, jazz and spirituals singer Odetta (1930-2008) discusses her life...

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Black singers -- Biography., Odetta, 1930-2008, African Americans, Women, SINGERS & SINGING, MUSIC PROGRAM, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 20 May 1971; WBAI, 27 May 1971
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
KZ0993 Pacific Asian women poets / introduced by Joyce Nako

Joyce Nako of Pacific Asian-American Women Writers-West introduces the following writers: Momoko...

Gee, Emma., Embrey, Sue Kunitomi., Iko, Momoko., Iwataki, Miya, Nako, Joyce., Yamauchi, Wakako., Feminism, Poetry, Modern., Asian Americans., Women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 1980?; rebroadcast as en episode of Women's Magazine, Nov. 13, 1982.
BC1817 Pensamientos femeninos

The perspective of five Chicanas in today's movement, featuring Adelaida Del Castillo,...

Castillo, Adeleida del., Soto, Ana., Chicanos -- Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social conditions., Chicanas, Escalante, Alicia., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 27 May 1974
IZ0528.01 People's law update: Lennox Hinds interviewed by Bob Lefcourt

Bob Lefcourt speaks with attorney Lennox Hinds from the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers...

People's law update, Bread and roses, Hinds, Lennox S., Shakur, Assata., Black Panther Party, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, June 6, 1979
BC2793.04 Phone-in questions (Part 4 of 4)

This is the fourth and final program produced by Marcia Tompkins in a series called "You...

Tompkins, Marcia., City and town life -- Alabama., Tuscaloosa (Ala.), Radio call-in shows, Racism -- Alabama., Civil rights--United States--History, Be it ever so humble / produced by Elizabeth Marcia Tompkins., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, November 30, 1970
BB1802 Planned parenthood in the ghetto / Emily Lewis and Dr. Edward Lampley interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Dr. Edward Lampley and Emily Lewis talk with Elsa Knight Thompson about the problems of birth...

Inner cities -- Health aspects -- United States, Lampley, Edward C., 1931-2015, Lewis, Emily Vernon, 1920-2007, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Birth control -- United States., African American physicians, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Prenatal care. KPFA, April 16, 1968
IZ1477 Puerto Rican protest theater / Cafe Teatro de Protesta

Music, poetry and performance from the Puerto Rican Independent Movement's new nightclub, Cafe...

Puerto Rican-Americans -- New York (City)., Music, Puerto Rican., Puerto Rican women, Poetry, Puerto Rican., Puerto Ricans -- Political activity., Paz, Suni, Hispanic American women artists, Artau, Estrella, Asian American women, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, January 14, 1972
AZ0681 Race and class: patriarchal politics and women's experience / Bettina Aptheker

The politics of privilege. How does racism work to distort and lessen White women's lives?...

Racism., Women -- Social conditions., Aptheker, Bettina, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, December 4, 1982
BB2348 Racism and the urban crisis / Shirley Chisholm.

Speech by Shirley Chisholm of New York, the nation's first Black Congresswoman, on racial...

Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005, City and town life -- United States., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 6 Feb. 1970.
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
BC0763 Ralph Abernathy and Angela Davis

Angela Davis, recently released from prison, is interviewed by civil rights leader Rev. Ralph...

Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements, African Americans--Civil rights--History, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Apr. 1972.
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
AZ0649 Readings on national liberation / translated and read by William Mandel

Readings on national liberation / translated and read by William Mandel. Soviet news stories on...

Women, Black., Journalism -- Soviet Union., Press and politics., Prisoners -- United States., Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981., Shakur, Assata., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Radio call-in shows KPFA, November 12, 1979
BC1661 Reflecciones de la Raza: September 8, 1973

Aircheck for "Reflecciones de la Raza", hosted by a woman (identity unknown), likely...

Strikes -- Vinyard workers -- Calfiornia., Report on the grape strike : boycott, costs and law enforcement during the strike., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, ca. September 8, 1973.
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