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From the Women's Coffeehouse: A Program of Music & Poetry (Part 1 only)

Program Title:
From the Women's Coffeehouse: A Program of Music & Poetry (Part 1 only)
PRA Archive #: 
IZ1145
Description: 

Recorded live on Saturday night, December 17, 1977, the Women's Coffeehouse put on a benefit for the WBAI Women's Programming. Rebecca Tron introduces the singer Suni Paz with cellist Martha Siegal, poet Sharon Thomson, poet Alice Walker, and musician Lynn Messinger. Eileen Zalisk, a women's health and science programmer, gives a brief biography about the Argentinian-born folksinger Suni Paz. She begins by singing an Argentinian song, "Cancion de la Ternurna" or "Song of Tenderness", "Hilandera de Suenos" or "Weaver of Dreams" , "La Muneca" while Martha Siegal performs on the cello, and several other songs. Donna Allegra, WBAI producer, introduces Alice Walker who reads "Early Losses: a requiem", "The Old Warrior Terror", "Thief", and "Forbidden Things". Judie Pasternak, a producer of women's programs, introduces Sharon Thomson who reads "Confessional" and "The Picnic" and "Mosadi". Contains "frank language." Part 2 of this recording is missing, Archives only has Part 1.

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17 Dec. 1977.
Date Broadcast on: 
WBAI, 18 Dec. 1977.
Total duration (All reels): 
2 reels (100 min.) : 7 1/2 ips. mono.
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Musician
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Musician
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Performer
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1977.
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230, Mark@PacificaRadioArchives.org
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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.



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