Sherry Krynski and Ginny Z. Berson host Majority Report for January 21, 1982. Segments: 1. News wrap-up -- 2. Berson talks with Chris Carroll, station manager of WRFG in Atlanta, Georgia, and chairman of the Women's Advisory Committee of the National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB) about women in public broadcasting -- 3. Paci Hammond reports on The Berkeley Women's Center facing the possibility of closure if the Berkeley City Council fails to refund it; contains an interview with Cheryl Jones, one of the remaining staff members of the Women's Center -- 4. Interview with Maurine Beasley, co-editor of a book of Associated Press reporter Lorena Hickok's reports to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who says Hickok helped create Eleanor Roosevelt's role as First Lady -- 5. NPR's Connie Goldman interviews artist Alice Neel about her work with the Works Project Administration (WPA), on the occasion of a WPA artists' exhibition at the Hirschhorn Museum in Washington, D.C. -- 6. KPFA's Sue Supriano presents an interview with Birgitta Dahl, Social Democrat and member of the Swedish Parliament, conducted at the First International Conference in Solidarity with Grenada. The last segment, a special report by Janet Gelman about inmates at the California Institution of Women who are cut off from contact with their friends, visitors and children, is not included on PRA's copy of this recording. Executive producer Karla Tonella, with theme song by Laurie Spiegel.
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