Production reel for June 29, 1983 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer, produced and hosted by Eileen Zalisk. Three parts: 1. "Nothing lights a fire like a dream deferred," a series of dramatic readings on the feminist response to militarism, produced by Phaye Poliakoff & Adina Back. Blanche Jackson, Lizzie Olesker, Phaye Poliakoff and Cherise[sp?] Williams read pieces by Alice Walker, Käthe Kollwitz, Irena Klepfisz, Agnes Smedley, Carolyn Forche, Grace Paley, Judy Grahn, Margo Bohannon[sp?], Susan Griffin, Meridel Le Sueur, Rachael Sviabach[sp?], June Jordan, Maya Angelou, Akiko Yosano, sound by David Rapkin, production funded in part by the Media Bureau of The Kitchen. 2. How the medical establishment treats women: a conversation between Gena Corea and Andrea Dworkin, produced by Barbara Day with technical assistance from Chet Jackson. 3. Mirror Images with BJ Kling, profiling Lucy Hobbs-Taylor, the first woman dentist, and her 20th-century counterpart, Dr. Mary Ditto.
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.