Majority report, August 20, 1987: Temporary workers and South African women's day

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Majority report, August 20, 1987: Temporary workers and South African women's day
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Production reel from Majority Report, August 20, 1987. Segments: 1. Jane Walsh, co-producer of Australia Public Radio's "Women on the Line," interviews three members of Orange Action, a group to help Vietnamese women cope with the effects of war -- 2. Filipina feminists Nelia Sancho from the GABRIELA Women's Party and Aurora "Oyie" de Dios from Miriam College discuss their disenchantment with Philippines president Corazon Aquino and the increase in activity by government-sanctioned vigilantes there -- 3. Clips from a rally protesting the Catholic Church's stance on homosexuality (not introduced, no date or location given) -- 4. Irene Natividad, Chair of the National Women's Political Caucus, speaks by phone about how candidates must address a variety of issues to win support from the NWPC -- 5. Janice Windborne interviews Dr. Gerald Bernstein, professor of gynecology and obstetrics at the University of Southern California, discusses his research on AIDS-barrier contraceptives and attests to the reliability of condoms -- 6. Maura Seeling[sp?] reports on U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson's ruling that subjecting homosexual applicants for "secret" and "top secret" security clearances to stricter investigations than other applicants is unconstitutional; contains phone interview with Urvashi Vaid, public information director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force -- 7. A report on women in the temporary help industry, or "temping", by Mary Van Clay; features interviews with Deborah Meier and Virginia DuRivage of 9 to 5: the National Association of Working Women -- 8. A report on the August 9th rallies for International Day of Solidarity with South Africa in Pretoria; features a speech by Susan Mnumzana, secretary for the Women's Association of the African National Congress.

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ca. Aug. 20, 1987.
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KPFA, Aug. 20, 1987.
Item duration: 
1 reel (32 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1987
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