Interview with local author and prison activist Margaret Shedd (interviewer not identified in program or on reel box). Born at the turn of the century, Margaret talks informally about her life, writing, and women's writing in general. Includes a short reading from one of her latest books, "Malinche and Cortés," about the relationship between the conquistador Hernán Cortés and his mistress, the Nahua woman known as La Malinche, whose name in Spanish means "treason." Produced by the Unlearning to Not Speak collective.
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.