Emma Goldman (1869-1940) committed her life to fighting economic and sexist exploitation and was known and still inspires as an anarchist, political agitator, feminist, birth control pioneer, and advocate of sexual freedom. This documentary features interviews with women who marched on picket lines with her, her friend and ACLU founder Roger Baldwin, newspaper articles of her exploits, and portions of her writings. Produced by Marcia Danab and Nina Mencle, WBAI, 1975. Technical production by David Rapkin.
Box note: This intense heroine of dissent is best-remembered by her fellow prisoners for her great personal love that she shared with her sisters behind bars.
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.