Dramatic readings from the memoirs of five anti-Tsarist anarchist women from the populist revolutionary movement of 1870's and 1880's in TSarist Russia. Includes interviews with Barbara Engel and Clifford Rosenthal, translators and editors of the book "Five sisters: women against the Tsar" (Alfred A. Knopf, 1975). The "five sisters" are Vera Figner, Vera Zasulich, Olga Lyubatovich, Yelizaveta Kovalskaya, and Praskovya Ivanovskaya. The readers are Marianne Leone, Marcia Bloomberg, Dianne DeLorean, Dorothy Lancaster and Beth Friend. Special thanks to Beth Avrutin. Produced by Marcia Danab, Gail Pellett and Helene Schiff. Readers recorded by Adrienne Piscitello. Technical production by David Rapkin.
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.