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Barbara Nestor / interviewed by Dorothy Healey.

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Barbara Nestor / interviewed by Dorothy Healey.
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Laurie Alexandre introduces Dorothy Healey (1914 - 2006), former chair of the Southern California chapter of the Communist Party, interviewing her mother, Barbara Nestor, on her activities as an anti-war and anti-capitalist activist. Nestor joined the Socialist party in 1915 and then later helped establish the Colorado chapter of the Communist Party. The end of the recording features a previously taped segment of Nestor singing union songs. Originally recorded in 1974. This recording is played in its entirety in KZ1152, a memorial tribute by Healey to Nestor after her passing away in 1979 at age 95.

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in 1974.
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KPFK, Sept. 25, 1977.
Item duration: 
1 reel (32 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1977
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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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