This is part one of a performance which was presented live in Studio C at WBAI in November 1972. In Part One, David Shapiro plays the violin and reads his poetry and that of his young students from Bedford-Stuyvesant. In Part Two, Rosalyn Drexler sings torch songs from the 1920s and 1930s, and reads excerpts from her novels. Mimi Anderson gives the introduction, and is the producer of the program. Engineered by Bill Taylor, Nancy Allen and Susan Sheftel.
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.