Women's News: July 14, 1980

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Women's News: July 14, 1980
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Women's News on KPFA with Helen Mickiewicz and Julia Randall, July 14, 1980. Contents: 1. News items concerning the GOP dropping the Equal Rights Amendment from its platform: includes actuality of NOW members protesting at the Republican Campaign Headquarters in San Francisco, reported by Trey Aarons [sp?]; 2. News items concerning the Hyde Amendment: includes interviews with ACLU lawyer Margaret Crosby; Valerie Edwards, abortion counselor for the Buena Vista Women's Health Center; Pat Cody from the Coalition for the Medical Rights for Women; Barbara Rabe[sp?] of the Oakland Feminist Health Collective; 4. A report on the United Nations Conference on Women in Copenhagen, Denmark; 5. Analysis of how the June 30th abortion decision from the Supreme Court will affect women in California; 6. Boston-based artist Evernine[sp?] creates sculptures depicting rape victims, placed in the areas they were raped; reported by Joanne Kaywell[sp?] 7. Community calendar; 8. News briefs: criticism of Warren Hinkle's articles on Eldridge Cleaver's support of wife-beating; impending hotel workers' strike in San Francisco; Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department not hiring Denise Krebs as Deputy Sheriff because she's a lesbian (includes an interview with Krebs' lawyer, Donna Hitchens of the Lesbian Rights Project); Los Angeles Sheriff's Department no longer chaining pregnant inmates by the ankle while they give birth; Swiss firm developing a do-it-yourself pregnancy kit by spitting on a piece of paper; proposed expansion of California's child-care program; State Health Department undertaking a campaign to locate women who have taken DES; Mary Decker, Olympic track runner, breaks her fourth national record in Stuttgart; Joann Dahlkoetter of Portland finishes first in the women's division of the San Francisco Marathon.

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July 14, 1980
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KPFA, July 14, 1980
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1 reel (28 min.) : 7 1/2 ips. mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1980
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