This program examines the case of Alma Andrews, a Black woman and a nurse, charged with first-degree murder in San Francisco after defending herself against a Muni driver who attacked her with a razor in an apparent rape attempt. Contains interviews with Andrews herself; James McCready, Andrews' defense attorney; Dennis Chamberlain, the jury foreman; Pierre Merle, assistant district attorney for San Francisco; Rotea Gilford and Ernest Sanders, inspectors with San Francisco Police Department, and others. A special report produced for KPFA by Sheila McAleenan.
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.