Myths of femininity and motherhood / moderated by Eve Merriam (Episode 8 of 15)

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Myths of femininity and motherhood / moderated by Eve Merriam (Episode 8 of 15)
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Panel discussion about myths of femininity and masculinity in motherhood and fatherhood at the Challenge to Women: The Biological Avalanche conference held in San Francisco on January 23, 1965. The father-daughter relationship, the development of new roles for women, and the meaning of love are discussed by the panelists. The panelists are Mirra Komarovsky, professor of sociology at Barnard College; Ethel Albert, associate professor of speech at UC Berkeley; Dorothy Lee, visiting professor of psychology at Duquesne University; Thelma Shelley, wife of the mayor of San Francisco; Max Lerner, professor of American Civilization at Brandeis University; and Gail Putney, assistant professor of sociology at San Jose State College. The panelists take questions from the audience.

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at the University of California Medical Center, San Francisco, 23 Jan. 1965.
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA, June 1965.
Item duration: 
1 reel (68 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1965.
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RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230,
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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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