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Thompson, Elsa Knight

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AZ0674 Elsa Knight Thompson memorial / recorded by Philip Maldari.

A tribute to the broadcaster and journalist by Gene Marine, Ron Dellums, John Steiner, Ella...

KPFA, 1983.
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...

KPFA, 1960.
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...

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r.1-2. Report and actuality of the hearings (92 min.). -- r.3-4. Report and actuality of the...

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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...

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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.

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r.1. Martin Malia, Nathan Glazer, Francis Herring, and Steve Weisman (60 min.) -- r.2. Carl...

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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...

KPFA, 1960.
BB1542 Everyman / Ed Lazar, Robert Swann ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.

Discussion.

KPFA, 4 May 1962.
BB1570 V.I.S.A. / Eric Johnson ; interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson.

Discussion.

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.
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