A program produced from a public speak-out on abortion and sterilization abuse which was held September 10, 1977 at Washington Irving High School in New York City, sponsored by the Coalition for Abortion Rights and Against Sterilization Abuse. The speak-out includes political, legal, medical and personal testimony from a variety of speakers. The speakers on this program include journalist Ellen Willis; Rhonda Copeland, attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights; Gilda Abramowitz, lobbyist for abortion reform; Lynn McGall, Medical Committee on Human Rights; and a performance of the play What Have You Done for Me Lately, read by its author, Myrna Lamb, and actor Arthur Berwick, and testimony from Harriet Lazarowitz, Rita Jensen, Karen Stamm, Nancy Firestone, Janet Price, Arlene Geiger, speech by Florence Dinerstein. Brecht-Eisler abortion song written 1933, sung by Gail Pollard.
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.