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The new child : growing up without sex-role stereotypes

Program Title:
The new child : growing up without sex-role stereotypes
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An examination of current views on child raising. Suggestions of new roles for families, schools, and the media will be discussed, including excerpts from the Workshop on Non-Sexist Child Rearing, held February 6, 1972, sponsored by the Women's Center of Los Angeles. Includes live audience participation. Speakers include Chris DeSecco, a children's librarian, who discusses children's literature; Norma Farquar, a member of the Westside Women's Committee talking on text books and language; Carson Taylor, attorney and father who lives in a commune and is actively involved in raising children; Ethel Herring, another member of the commune; Louise Durmon is a teacher who works with the children at the commune. Program presented by The Women's Theater and Media Center of Los Angeles. Produced by Lee Sisson. Part 2 has another program recorded on one of the channels. Requires editing.
At 10:55, the KPFK news department interrupts the program for a breaking news announcement that Angela Davis had been freed on bail that night in San Jose, following 16 months of imprisonment. Program resumes at 11:52.

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Date Recorded on: 
February 1972
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFK, February 23, 1972
Total duration (All reels): 
2 reels (88 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1972.
Rights Summary: 
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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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.

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