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The work of Albert Schweitzer / Rhena Schweitzer Eckert interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson

Program Title:
The work of Albert Schweitzer / Rhena Schweitzer Eckert interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson
PRA Archive #: 
BB1591
Description: 

An interview with Rhena Schweitzer Eckert, daughter of Albert Schweitzer. She talks to KPFA Program Director Elsa Knight Thompson about her fears for the future of her father's hospital in Lambarene because of the small number of Black Africans training to become doctors. She spends six months a year in the Congo with her father and six months in Switzerland with her family.

Original tape box image: 
Station: 
Date Recorded on: 
March 29, 1962
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFA, May 12, 1962
Item duration: 
1 reel (25 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Contributor: 
Role: 
Interviewer
Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1962
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230, Mark@PacificaRadioArchives.org
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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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