Susan Anderson hosts an episode of "Richland woman" in honor of International Women's Day, March 8, 1978. She presents music of the working woman for the holiday, and the program was rebroadcast for Labor Day that year. Songs heard on the program are: Barbara Dane, "Working class woman"; Carmen Moreno and Los Lobos, "Corrido de Dolores Huerta #39"; Rosalie Sorrels - "Goodbye Joe Hill"; Hattie Burleson, "Sadie's servant room blues"; Frankie Armstrong, "I'm gonna be an engineer"; Frankie Armstrong, "Collier lass"; Aunt Molly Jackson, "Hard times in Coleman's mine"; Hazel & Alice, "Mining camp blues"; Sarah Ogan Gunning, "Come all you coal miners"; Buffy Sainte-Marie, "Rolling log blues"; Joni Mitchell, "Barangrill"; Malvina Reynolds, "Daddy's in the jail"; Judy Collins, "Brother, can you spare a dime?"; Bessie Smith, "Poor man's blues"; Joan Baez, "All the weary mothers"; and ends with a reprise of Barbara Dane, "Working class woman."
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.