Thompson, Elsa Knight
|PRA Archive #||Title||Description||Genre||Broadcast Date|
|AZ0674||Elsa Knight Thompson memorial / recorded by Philip Maldari.||
A tribute to the broadcaster and journalist by Gene Marine, Ron Dellums, John Steiner, Ella...
|AZ0689||Elsa Knight Thompson accepting the Lewis Hill award||
Elsa Knight Thompson (April 6, 1906 - February 12, 1983), broadcaster and former Public Affairs...
|American Women -- Authors and journalists||KPFA, ca. April 17, 1982|
|AZ1083||And not to yield: Ella Winter interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson||
Ella Winter, author, foreign correspondent, world traveler, interviewed in studio by Elsa Knight...
|American Women -- Authors and journalists||KPFA, January 16, 1964|
|BB0014||Cigarettes and cancer / Lester Breslow ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Chief of the California State Department of Public Health Bureau of Chronic Diseases discusses...
|KPFA, 23 Dec. 1959.|
|BB0036||Man of the world / Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr. ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||KPFA, 1 Mar. 1960.|
|BB0044||International School of America / Edgar Snow ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
On the development of a school to educate Americans about international relations.
|KPFA, 22 Oct. 1959.|
|BB0045||Where are the pacifists going? / David McReynolds ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Pacifist leader discusses how the anti-war movement has grown to include more than religious...
|KPFA, 28 Mar. 1960.|
|BB0052||The United Arab Republic and Africa / Tahseen Basheer ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Gene Marine.||
Press and Information Service representative from the United Arab Republic discusses the non-...
|KPFA, 10 May 1961.|
|BB0053||Termination of tenure at San Jose State College / William T. Stanton and B.R. Hutchinson ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Albert Bendich.||
Two professors discuss their dismissal from San Jose State for exposing plans to deny anti-war...
|KPFA, 30 June 1961.|
|BB0066||Open therapy for mental patients / Dr. Joshua Bierer ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Medical director of the Marlborough Day Hospital in England discusses their experimental program...
|KPFA, 15 May 1961.|
|BB0074||The Political climate of West Germany / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Panel comprised of Franz Breer, Sidney Akselrad, Hurst Duhnke, and Marshall Windmiller discuss...
|KPFA, 23 Feb. 1960.|
|BB0075||Survivors of Ravensbruck / Maria Kusmierczuk and Jadwiga Hasa ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Dr. Maria Kusmierczuk, physician from Gdansk and Jadwiga Hasa, a pharmacist from Warsaw, two...
|American Women -- International women||KPFA, 23 June 1959; 8 Aug. 1959.|
|BB0091||Thirty years in India / Ralph J. Kiethahnt ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Missionary to India discusses his participation in the independence movement.|THIRTY YEARS IN...
|KPFA, 19 Mar. 1959.|
|BB0094||Four and one half months in Communist China : 1960 / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Felix Greene, Gordon Agnew, James Wilson, George Allen, and Robert Scalapino discuss the social...
|KPFA, 20 Oct. 1960.|
|BB0099||California Democratic Council Conference, 1960 / reported by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Report and actuality of the Conference aimed at united political action among liberals.
|KPFA, 1 Apr. 1960.|
|BB0104||Freedom in education and investigating committees / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Lloyd Barenblatt, Robert Asch, and Lawrence Speiser discuss the implications of the Barenblatt...
|KPFA, Apr. 7, 1959.|
|BB0107||Un-American Committee roundup / produced by Charles Levy and Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Documentary on the 1957 House Committee on Un-American Activities hearings in San Francisco....
|KPFA, 21 May 1961.|
|BB0113||Civil defense / Clifford Rishell and Marshall Windmiller ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Criticism of government policies for civil defense, particularly of bomb shelters as a response...
|KPFA, 9 Apr. 1961.|
|BB0120||Cuba on the eve / Bob and Valends Randolph ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
The Randolphs report on the Conference for National Sovereignty Economic Independence and Peace...
|KPFA, 29 May 1961.|
|BB0122||For a labor party / Farrell Dobbs ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Socialist Workers Party Presidential candidate discusses his party's political platform.|...
|KPFA, 10 June 1960.|
|BB0124||Legal sanity / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Psychiatrists Karl Bowman, David Wilson, and Arthur Sherry discuss the McNaughton Decision of...
|KPFA, 19 Nov. 1959.|
|BB0132||The East Bay Activities Center / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson||
The East Bay Activities Center was established as a non-profit organization in 1952 and held...
|American Women -- Education, American Women -- Parenting and children, American Women -- Psychology and psychotherapy||KPFA, March 4, 1959|
|BB0148.02||Black friday / reported by Dale Minor and Fred Haines ; produced by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Documentary on the second day of hearings into Un-American activities in the San Francisco area...
|BB0149||HUAC documentary / produced by Elsa Knight Thompson and Dale Minor.||
Documentary on the hearings and protests surrounding the search for Un-American groups in the...,
r.1-2. Report and actuality of the hearings (92 min.). -- r.3-4. Report and actuality of the...,
r.1-2. Report and actuality of the hearings (92 min.). -- r.3-4. Report and actuality of the...
|KPFA, June 1960.|
|BB0150||ACLU documentary / produced by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
On the American Civil Liberties Union meeting in San Francisco to discuss the implications of...
|KPFA, 21 Apr. 1961.|
|BB0204||China, the U.S., and the U.N. / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Felix Greene and Urban Whitaker discuss the question of United Nations recognition of the...
|KPFA, 13 Dec. 1961.|
|BB0208.01||Background to an ideology / Saul Landau ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Chris Koch||
Discussion of Castro's intellectual development before and during the revolution.|...
|KPFA, 21 Feb. 1962.|
|BB0208.02||The Ideology of a revolution / Saul Landau ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Chris Koch||
Discussion of conditions in Cuba following the revolution.|THE IDEOLOGY OF A REVOLUTION / Saul...
|KPFA, 22 Feb. 1962.|
|BB0212||Walk for peace / Ed Lazar and Barton Stone ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Two Committee for Non-violent Action members discuss their San Francisco to Moscow walk for...
|KPFA, 24 Dec. 1961.|
|BB0220||On campus politics : cross country / Burton White ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Burton White discusses student reaction to his national college tour on the House Un-American...
|KPFA, 24 Feb. 1962.|
|BB0221||Invitation : an interview with Edmund G. Brown.||
Elsa Knight Thompson, Gene Marine, Bill Plosser, and William Brinton question the Governor of...
|KPFA, 16 Sept. 1962.|
|BB0229||The Consumer Counsel / Helen Nelson ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
California's Consumer Council to the Governor discusses the limited organization of...
|KPFA, 14 Apr. 1962.|
|BB0232||Arab socialism / Tahseen Basheer ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
United Arab Republic diplomat discusses the social, political, and economic advances in Egypt...
|KPFA, 23 Apr. 1962.|
|BB0233||Still on the picket line / Helen Sobell ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Helen, wife of Morton Sobell, discusses her husband's unjust imprisonment as a result of...
|KPFA, 29 Apr. 1962.|
|BB0248||Agriculture and aid in Korea / George Mehrens ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Foreign aid official discusses the problems in providing aid to a country dominated by violence...
|KPFA, 28 Nov. 1961.|
|BB0268||The Beginning / Nzeribe ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
On conditions in the newly independent country of Nigeria.
|KPFA, 21 June 1962.|
|BB0271||South Vietnam : a critical look / Frank C. Child ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
On the U.S. involvement in the Vietnamese War, and the basis for America's anti-communist...
|KPFA, 2 July 1962.|
|BB0276||From a mountain valley in Nepal / Judith Baumbgartner ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Judith P. Baumgartner, a Swiss registered nurse, spent two years in Nepal under the auspices of...
|American Women -- International women, American Women -- Health||KPFA, August 26, 1962|
|BB0298||Report of former agent Turner : or "Catch 22" / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Trevor Thomas.||
A former F.B.I. agent discusses his life in the Bureau, and the many illegal and immoral actions...
|KPFA, 26 Oct. 1962.|
|BB0303||Panel discussion on Cuba / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Paul Baran, Richard Brody, and Saul Landau discuss the political and economic developments in...
|KPFA, 24 Oct. 1962.|
|BB0304||Panel discussion of Kennedy's Cuba statement / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Marshall Windmiller, Seymour Lipset, and Trevor Thomas discuss the implication of Kennedy's...
|KPFA, 22 Oct. 1962.|
|BB0312||Polaris into ploughshares||
Reports on a demonstration at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Vallejo, California. Burton...,
|KPFA, 27 Oct. 1962.|
|BB0314||Gamblers anonymous / interviews by Elsa Knight Thompson ; produced by Nathaniel Dorsky.||
Larry R. and Jim S. of the Fellowship of Gamblers Anonymous discuss their gambling history and...
|KPFA, 1 Jan. 1963.|
|BB0315||The biologist and the utility||
Elsa Knight Thompson and Joan McIntyre interview John Brian "Joe" Neilands, professor...
|KPFA, 6 Jan. 1963.|
|BB0320||Mighty Oaks? / Thomas Bell ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Oakland Redevelopment Agency director discusses the city's renovation.|Mighty oaks? :Thomas...
|KPFA, 12 Nov. 1962.|
|BB0326||The Continuing concern : freedon of speech / narrated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Hugo Black, Alexander Meiklejohn, Lewis Hill, Harold Winkler, James Sears, and Raymond Cope talk...
|KPFA, 30 May 1962.|
|BB0330||The Francis Amendment debate : Proposition 24 / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Gardiner Johnson and Lewis Francis debate California's proposed anti-communist legislation...
|KPFA, 3 Nov. 1962.|
|BB0340||War, peace, and Germany / Fred Warner Neal ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
On the political problem Berlin has posed in Soviet-U.S. relations.
|KPFA, 30 Nov. 1962.|
|BB0341||98% satisfied / Dr. Stark Murray ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of England's National Health Service.
|KPFA, 17 Dec. 1962.|
|BB0355||The Great spirit and peyote / Truman Daily ; Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Interview with Truman Daily on peyote as a sacrament in the Native American Church.|THE GREAT...
|KPFK, 1 Apr. 1963.|
|BB0367||Existential Psychology / Dr. Victor Frankel and Arthur Burton ; moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion with Frankel on his logotherapy technique, and the problem of alienation in the...
|KPFA, 23 Nov. 1963.|
|BB0383||A History of Tibet / Kesong Rinzing Tenduf-La ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Former Tibet official discusses the changes resulting from China's occupation after the...
|KPFA, 24 July 1963.|
|BB0405||On the impeachment of Earl Warren / John Richardson ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Member of the John Birch Society discusses that group's philosophy and their reasons for...
|KPFA, 11 Nov. 1963.|
|BB0489||Rewriting German history / Helmut Lindeman ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
German historian discusses the changing views of modern German history, particularly World War...
|KPFA, 9 Nov. 1963.|
|BB0490||A West German view / Prince Hubertus Lowenstein ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of conditions in Germany during the early 1960's.
|KPFA, 28 Oct. 1963.|
|BB0522.15||To make a difference / Otto Butz interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Professor Otto Butz of the Department of Social Science at San Francisco State College is...
|American Women -- Politicians and politics||KPFA, 3 Feb. 1967.|
|BB0544||Sit-ins and chain gangs / Thomas Gaither ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Paroled prisoner discusses his experiences on a South Carolina chain gang.
|KPFA, 24 Apr. 1961.|
|BB0632||A conversation with James Baldwin||
Elsa Knight Thompson and John Leonard, Director of literature and drama, talk with the author of...
|KPFA, 6 June 1963.|
|BB0633||A Renunciate with a Swami / Swami Krishnanan ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Member of the Sanyas Ashram Monestary discusses his observations of life in the United States....
|KPFA, 3 July 1963.|
|BB1198||Fanshen / by William Hinton ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of his book about the changes in China as a result of the cultural revolution.
|KPFA, 7 Mar. 1967.|
|BB1202||Good will toward men : can a volunteer be a C.O. / Ed Keating and Bert Kanewske ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Keating discusses Kanewske's case; Kanewske discusses his life in the Treasure Island...
|KPFA, 23 Nov. 1966.|
|BB1205||The Human nature of science / by Stewart Perry ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of his work on the ethical problems of testing drugs on patients without their...
|KPFA, 18 Oct. 1966.|
|BB1208||18 months in Laos / Francis Thompson ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Former college president, later with the State Department in Laos, discusses the problems of...
|KPFA, 27 Jan. 1967.|
|BB1229||An Anti-zionist view / Norton Mezvinsky ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Director of the American Council for Judaism presents an alternative to the Zionist's...
|KPFA, 19 Sept. 1967.|
|BB1234||Anatomy of an inquest / Edward Epstein ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Author discusses his research into the questionable conclusions of the Warren Commission.|...
|KPFA, 10 Aug. 1966.|
|BB1242||One drop can kill / Seymour Hersh ; interviewed by Lou Hartman and Elsa Knight Thompson.||
On secret work being done in the United States on gas and germ warfare.|ONE DROP CAN KILL /...
|KPFA, 28 June 1967.|
|BB1265||The Church and the poor / Reverend Cecil Williams ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
On the activities of the Glide Memorial Church.
|KPFA, 9 Aug. 1967.|
|BB1281||News from Bogalusa / A.Z. Young ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
President of the Bogalusa Voter's League discusses the Louisiana elections.
|KPFA, 6 Jan. 1966.|
|BB1290||The Making of a rebel / Franz Lee ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Founder of the Alexander Defense Committee discusses racism in South Africa.
|KPFA, 6 Sept. 1966.|
|BB1294||Justice without trial : a reply / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
A.H. Fordin, William Beale, Jewell Ross, and Mike Sanford reply to the assertions made in an...
|KPFA, 7 Dec. 1965.|
|BB1297||Good will towards men : how much is taken away / Moe Armstrong ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of the reduction of personal liberties for people in the military.
|KPFA, 5 Oct. 1966.|
|BB1303||Sentencing of the Berkeley free speech movement defendants||
Speeches and interviews given by Free Speech Movement defendants as they are sentenced, enter,...
|American Women -- Activists||KPFA, June 30, 1967; July 1, 1967.|
|BB1350||Rebellion in South Africa / I.B. Tabata ; interviewed by Gordon Agnew and Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Tabata, of the South African Unity Movement, discusses the government policies which make...
|KPFA, 12 Feb. 1966.|
|BB1351||Colin Edwards / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Edwards discusses his trip to Europe.
|KPFA, 13 Jan. 1966.|
|BB1392.01-.02||The Vietnam day committee and its critics / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Two panel discussions on the American involvement in Vietnam.,
r.1. Martin Malia, Nathan Glazer, Francis Herring, and Steve Weisman (60 min.) -- r.2. Carl...,
r.1. Martin Malia, Nathan Glazer, Francis Herring, and Steve Weisman (60 min.) -- r.2. Carl...
|KPFA, 14-17 Sept. 1965.|
|BB1409||For nearly ninety years / Reverend Ralph Davis ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Gordon Agnew.||
Davis, born to former slaves shortly after the Civil War, discusses his views of Black history...
|KPFA, 17 may 1966.|
|BB1418||Counseling conscientious objectors / Arlo Tatum ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Arlo Tatum, Executive Secretary of the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors, discusses...
|KPFA, 8 Apr. 1966.|
|BB1423||Chau Kim Dinh / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War.|CHAU KIM DINH / interviewed by Elsa...
|KPFA, 11 Apr. 1966.|
|BB1424||Felix Greene / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of the Peoples Republic of China and the Vietnam War.
|KPFA, 22 May 1966.|
|BB1431||The Cotton worker's strike / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Isaac Foster, Reverend Larry Walker, Tim Kelly and Sidney Roger discuss Southern labor...
|KPFA, 3 Nov. 1965.|
|BB1438||The ADA / Sheldon Pollack ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of Americans for Democratic Action.
|KPFA, 22 Sept. 1959.|
|BB1471||Monsignor Charles Owen Rice of Pittsburgh / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of the Catholic Church and the world movement for peace and civil liberties.
|KPFA, 4 Feb. 1968.|
|BB1477||A Teacher spends Christmas in jail / Walter Bachrach and Rachel Bachrach ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Two teachers discuss their experiences after the 1967 sit-in at the Oakland induction center.|A...
|KPFA, 4 Mar. 1968.|
|BB1487||India's ambassador to the United States / Braj Kumar Nehru ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Adita Mukerji.||
Discussion of conditions in India.
|KPFA, 28 Dec. 1967.|
|BB1520||The Committee of 100 / Anne Kerr ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of Kerr's political activities in Great Britain.|THE COMMITTEE OF 100 / Anne...
|KPFA, 6 Feb. 1962.|
|BB1524||The Freedom ride / James Farmer ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Director of C.O.R.E. discusses the organization's development and efforts to desegregate...
|BB1542||Everyman / Ed Lazar, Robert Swann ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
|KPFA, 4 May 1962.|
|BB1570||V.I.S.A. / Eric Johnson ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
|KPFA, 13 Apr. 1962.|
|BB1573||A Catholic anarchist among the Mormons / Ammon Hennacy ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Catholic anarchist discusses his efforts to organize minorities in Salt Lake City, Utah.
|KPFA, 18 May 1962.|
|BB1589||New programs for teaching science / Dr. Alexander Taffel ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Tompson.||
Discussion of educational experimentation for teaching the hard sciences.
|KPFA, 14 Mar. 1962.|
|BB1593||Asia's children / Jack Ling interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson||
Jack Ling is the Public Information Officer for the United Nations International Children’s...
|American Women -- Health, American Women -- Parenting and children||KPFA, May 15, 1962|
|BB1601||Protest against Gus Hall at Stiles / Robert Rinehart ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of the protest against the appearance of the American Communist Party leader at U.C....
|KPFA, 24 Jan. 1962.|
|BB1618||Isolation and suicide / Dr. Stephen Mitchell ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Psychiatrist of Peninsula Suicide Prevention discusses the pressures which lead to suicide.
|KPFA, 20 Dec. 1967.|
|BB1635||The Right to dissent / Vern Countryman ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of his battle against the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
|KPFA, 25 Feb. 1968.|
|BB1642||Dale Minor interview / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Al Partridge.||
Minor discusses his trip to Vietnam.|DALE MINOR INTERVIEW / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson...
|KPFA, 23 Mar. 1968.|
|BB1745||IVS in Vietnam / David Nesmith ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Ned Opton.||
On the work of the International Voluntary Service to relieve the suffering of civilians in...
|KPFA, 27 June 1968.|
|BB1764||3 Soviet women in the United States / interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Ada Ivanova, Khudjuma Shukurova, and Lubov Viciasova, three Soviet women touring the United...
|KPFA, 25 May 1968.|
|BB1792||Civil disaster in Berkeley and the American Civil Liberties Union / moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Paul Halvonik, Malcolm Burnstein, Stephen Goldstein, and Ken Kawaichi discuss civil disorder in...
|KPFA, 16 Sept. 1968.|
|BB1797||Men on parole / interviews by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Jay Conner, Peter Crysdale, Earl Blue, David Persson, and Don Poe, all from the Austin...
|KPFA, 18 July 1968.|
|BB1815||What you need to know for jury duty / Godfrey Lehman ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.||
Discussion of Lehman's experiences serving on a jury.
|KPFA, 18 Sept. 1968.|