Susan Brownmiller, author of Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape, and Diana Russell, author of The Politics of Rape: The Victim's Perspective, are interviewed by Martha Shelley, member of the Feminist Press Collective, author of Crossing the DMV, and long-standing member of the Inez Garcia Defense Group. In this portion of the program, Brownmiller and Russell respond to Angela Davis' criticisms of their books on her KPFA radio program Angela Speaks! in a program discussing racism and the anti-rape movement, claiming that both women's books wittingly and unwittingly reproduce racist ideology. Janet Potter moderates. Likely broadcast circa June 1977. Archives does not have Part 2 of this program. Formerly cataloged as AZ1702A. Archives copy of this recording contains several drop-outs that negatively affect audio quality.
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