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Women and the world in the 1980s: November 20, 1982-Audre Lorde

Episode Title:
Women and the world in the 1980s: November 20, 1982-Audre Lorde
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Blanche Wiesen Cook interviews poet, essayist and civil rights activist Audre Lorde (1934-1992) about her new book, Zami: A New Spelling of My Name - A Biomythography (Persephone, 1982), from which she reads excerpts. Lorde and Cook discuss various scenes in the book, including Lorde's relationship with her mother, her process of becoming a reader, writer and poet, and her experiences with racism as a child and as an adult. Contains listener phone calls. (This program is different from IZ1349.07)

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Date Recorded on: 
November 20, 1982
Date Broadcast on: 
WBAI, November 20, 1982
Item duration: 
1 reel (53 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, stereo.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1982
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,
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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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