Elsa Knight Thompson (April 6, 1906 - February 12, 1983), broadcaster and former Public Affairs Director at KPFA accepts the KPFA Lewis Hill Award on April 17, 1982. According to the folio below, she was unable to attend the awards banquet, so she submitted this recorded acceptance speech.
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.