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A Folk special : Jean Ritchie / interviewed by Lynn Schoenfeld.

Item Title:
A Folk special : Jean Ritchie / interviewed by Lynn Schoenfeld.
PRA Archive #: 
IZ0123
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Folk singer Jean Ritchie (1922 - ) talks about her contributions as both singer and historian of Appalachian folk music. She discusses the impact of strip mining in her native Kentucky and demonstrates some of the techniques of "mountain singing." The program includes both live and recorded performances. The interview was recorded in February 1978, prior to the settlement of the Bituminous Coal Strike. Produced by Lynn Schoenfeld, edited for broadcast by Edward Haber.

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in Feb. 1978.
Date Broadcast on: 
WBAI, May 15, 1978.
Item duration: 
2 reels (91 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, stereo.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1978.
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230, Mark@PacificaRadioArchives.org
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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.



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