In June of 1981, tenant organizer Esther Rand of the East Side Tenant Council died at the age of 74 while visiting the land of her birth, the Soviet Union. In this program Esther Rand tells her life story with help from friends and co-workers Jane Benedict, chairperson of the Metropolitan (Met) Council; Bess Stevenson, vice chairperson of Met Council; Roberto Marrero, vice chairperson of Met Council; and Lottie Gordon. Produced by Joe Cuomo with Mark Brody.
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.