Irish oral tales written down by William Butler Yeats.|THE SONGS OF RED HANRAHAN / read by Padraigin McGillicuddy. - Red Hanrahan was a hedge schoolmaster who taught school in the hedges and barns of the Irish countryside because of the English education policy.
This program, part of KPFA's regular series for and about the elderly, is an interview by Harry Sheer and Teddy Lewis with Lucy Forrest. Forrest recently returned from a visit to Vietnam and Cambodia (Kampuchea).
In this brief program, KPFA's Padraigin McGillicuddy discusses the pre-Christian acolytes of the ancient goddess Danu, then moves to the Brehon, or Early Irish Law of medieval Ireland, and the introduction of Saint Patrick. The status of women as it changed from Pagan Ireland to Christian Ireland is discussed.
Declares detente ended with the invasion of Afghanistan.
On the ruling junta, censorship, cost of living, progressive nature of the Catholic Church, and the changes from 1968 to 1977.
Dr. Helen Caldicott talks of Soviet nuclear power plants, nuclear weapons, SALT II, and Afghanistan. The distinguished Australian medical researcher, now living in the United States, visited the USSR last Fall with a delegation of the American Friends Service Committee.
Last interview with the outspoken critic of El Salvador's military government two days prior to his assassination. Romero condemns U.S. assistance to El Salvador, discusses security forces, the Christian democratic party, the worker-peasant coalition, and the church.|LAST INTERVIEW WITH ARCHBISHOP OSCAR ARNULFO ROMERO OF EL SALVADOR / produced by John Clements.
U.C. professor on the Islamic Republic of Iran.
U.S. analyses before and after the April 1978 Afghanistan revolution.
Soviet policies in Afghanistan; international relations and economic conditions.
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