To be young, lesbian and Black in the '50s / Audre Lorde ; produced by Helene Rosenbluth.

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To be young, lesbian and Black in the '50s / Audre Lorde ; produced by Helene Rosenbluth.
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The writer Audre Lorde (1934 - 1992) describes her experiences growing up as a Black lesbian in New York City in the 1950s, touching on subjects such as frequenting gay and lesbian bars in the Greenwich Village and communal-style living experiments. She reads excerpts from her book, Zami: A new spelling of my name: a biomythography (Persephone Press, 1982). Recorded at Hunter College in New York. Produced by Helene Rosenbluth.

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at Hunter College in New York, 1982.
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KPFK, 28 Nov. 1982.
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1 reel (58 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, stereo.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1982.
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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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