Emily Lewis, public health nurse and wife of Berkeley doctor Reuben Lewis, and Lillian Rubin, research assistant in sociology at the University of California, and the wife of a Berkeley restaurant owner, talk with Elsa Knight Thompson about their jail experiences. Mrs. Lewis and Mrs. Rubin had just been released from Santa Rita Rehabilitation Center, where they, and many others, including Joan Baez, had been confined for their war-protest activities at the Oakland Induction Center in December. Emily Lewis served during WWII in the US Army Nurse Corps and later joined the World Health Organization.
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