A memorial program for poet and activist Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980). Joseph Chaikin (1935-2003), theater director and actor, reads Rukeyser's poems. And at the end, three of Rukeyser's poems are set to music, composed by Richard Peaslee and sung by Alexandra Hughes.
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.