Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, the late chairman of the American Communist Party and a member of the party since 1927 talks with KPFA Program Director Elsa Knight Thompson about the aims and methods of the party's political activities. They also discuss the status of the party and its members in the various cultural and geographic areas of the United States, including a law in Texas that prescribes the death penalty for belonging to the Communist Party.
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.