Groups / moderated by Robert Kuttner

Program Title:
Groups / moderated by Robert Kuttner
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Dr. Bruce Maliver, Dr. Martin Shepard, and Terry Becker discuss different approaches to group dynamics, including group therapy, encounter groups, sensitivity groups, and womens' consciousness raising groups. Dr. Bruce Maliver is a psychoanalyst, a practitioner of group therapy, and critic of encounter groups. Dr. Martin Shepard is the director of training at Anthos, an encounter center, and is a physician and psychiatrist. Terry Becker is an organizer of women's consciousness raising groups and a member of New York Radical Feminists. Dr.s Maliver and Shepard discuss whether or not they feel real psychological or mental health progress can be made in group settings. Becker gives a basic description of consciousness raising groups, why they exist, how they work, and the outcomes for the participants. The interviewer is Bob Kuttner.

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Date Recorded on: 
circa March 1971
Date Broadcast on: 
WBAI, March 29, 1971
Item duration: 
1 reel (50 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1971
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RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230,
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