A talk by Dr. Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978), noted author and anthropologist, on the shifts in culture brought about by sexual freedom, followed by a question-and-answer session. She discusses the term "sexual freedom" and its various meanings, talks about marriage in the American context, and probes the relationship between sex and marriage. Recorded in San Francisco on February 10, 1967 as part of the Forum on the Pill and the Puritan Ethic, which was sponsored by the Faculty Program Center of San Francisco State College, the Presbyterian Medical Center, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (California Section), and the Planned Parenthood-World Population League of San Francisco. Recorded by KQED-TV.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.