On the left / Malvina Reynolds interviewed by Dorothy Healey

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On the left / Malvina Reynolds interviewed by Dorothy Healey
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Dorothy Healey interviews Malvina Reynolds at KPFK. They talk about communicating with people of all ages, the motivation for Malvina's life, her family, the movement against nuclear power, and the basis for her political beliefs. Healey relates her history of getting out of jail in Los Angeles, meeting Malvina, and labor struggles. Reynolds talks about meeting Barry Commoner, and her inspiration to write "Steam in a boiler." Healey performs pieces of her songs The little house; Wheels (from her children's album); You can make steam in a boiler; Black lung song; Recall judge song; They got the world in their pocket; and Don't push me. Contains some sensitive language. This is the same program as KZ1151, which has been digitized.

Date Recorded on: 
Jan. 18, 1977
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KPFK, Jan. 18, 1977; Jan. 8, 1978; Mar. 18, 1979
Item duration: 
1 reel (55 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, stereo.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1978.
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