This is the production reel for the July 30, 1980 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer. This recording contains a reading by Kate Millet of her statement denouncing death by stoning of Iranian women in Iran. Next is Eileen Zalisk interviewing Marge DeFazio about Women 80 and a planned march down 5th Ave upcoming on August 26, 1980. Next is a talk by African American physician Linda Harris on racism in health care, particularly for minority women, from the June 1980 Women for Racial and Economic Equality (WREE) Conference. Last is "Mirror Images," a segment on women office holders--today's featured women are Hannah Jensen Kempfer (1880-1943), Minnesota Legislator, and Grace Montañez Davis (b. 1926), former Deputy Mayor of Los Angeles, CA. Produced by Eileen Zalisk. This is part 1 of 2, part 2 missing. On part 2: Soho 20 [Art Gallery?] Tape by Ann Stubb [?].
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.