Recording contains Susan Anderson's 1976 interview with Maya Angelou, talking about her new book "Singin' and Swingin' and Gettin' Merry Like Christmas," her first friendship with a white woman, her sense of religion, her career, and her never ending sense of frustration with her writing. Recording also includes excerpts from Angelou's 1982 speech given at Los Angeles Community College talking about the differences between white women and Black women and the women's movement. During her speech she reads her poetry and sings. Broadcast on KPFK, 24 Feb. 1982.
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.