Program produced and narrated by Elsa Knight Thompson. Readings of articles about the world's population problem. Parts of articles by: 1. Robert C. Cook, President of the Population Reference Bureau. Article published in the Washington Post Outlook; read by Dale Minor.
WORLD POPULATION AND HUMAN DESTINY / Sir Julian Huxley. Sir Julian Huxley, speaking before the Planned Parenthood Federation in New York on the occasion of the presentation to him of the Albert Lasker Award. Huxley delivers a speech on the problems and solutions to world overpopulation. RECORDED: June 1959. BROADCAST: KPFA, 18 Feb. 1960.
Noted experimental musician Laurie Anderson discusses her music, the development of ideas, and the use of odd and modified instruments. Anderson also discusses the influence on her by Vito Acconci and William Burroughs.
A tribute to singer-songwriter Malvina Reynolds (1900-1978). The program is comprised of a running narration by Reynolds' daughter, Nancy Schimmel, pieces of interviews with Ms. Reynolds, and reminiscences by Pete Seeger.
Four part program which examines the work and impact of several African-American women. Examines Sweet Honey in the Rock, Shirley Chisholm, Fanny Lou Hammer, and Rosa Parks.|THE POWER OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN / produced by Pam Burton, Ginny Z. Berson, Jean Roberson, Peggy Bray and Bari Scott.
A documentary from a conference of African, Asian, Latin American, Soviet, and American women who discuss the similarities of their social positions: Native American woman's decline following Euramerican contact, the low status of women in the U.S. and USSR, the mass women's movement in India, and the crucial role of women in the South African and Latin American guerrilla wars.
Debate between feminist and anti-feminists. Anti-feminists see feminists challenging woman's natural role, while feminists see anti-feminists as a right-wing backlash that tries to organize women to support the party of war. The right-wing "pro-family agenda" is dedicated to fighting the Equal Rights Amendment and enforcing rigid sexual ethics.
In Jamaica 1982, Sue Supriano interviewed Judy Mowatt, singer who was one of the "I-Threes," Bob Marley's back-up singers (along with Rita Marley and Marcia Griffiths). Mowatt talks about her music and her struggles as a Black woman. Three of her songs (pre-recorded) are featured in the recording: Black woman, My my people, and Think.
Reggae musician discusses her life and career.
A member of Mothers for Peace, the organization which brought a lawsuit against the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant, delivers an unsolicited address from the floor of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Licensing Board hearing in San Luis Obispo in Summer 1981. Contains sensitive language.
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