Reading of the book "The Three Marias: New Portuguese Letters." The book is a collection of letters written by three Portuguese women authors about their lives, relationships, and about being women, which exposed the oppression of women in Portugal. Their work was seized by the government and banned, and the authors arrested. The part of Maria Isabel Barreno is read by Rena Down, Maria Theresa Horta read by Kena Hunt, and Maria Fatima Velho da Costa read by Mimi Seton. Selection and direction by Rena Down. No sensitive words. This part (2) is the only one found in the Pacifica Radio collection.
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.