Diane Feeley, coordinator of National Organization for Women, New York (NOW-NY)'s Women in the Arts Committee, lectures on the struggle of Chinese women for liberation from their traditional subservient roles. She traces the history of women's labor unions and self-defense groups, and the effect of the 1949 revolution on ending such barbaric practices as slavery, foot-binding and child brides. This recording is Part 2 of a series of talks by Diane Feeley on Women in China, including BC2196.12. Produced in cooperation with NOW-NY.
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.