Women Against Pornography Conference (1979): Welcome and Speakout

These four reels contain actuality from the Women Against Pornography Conference, which took place in New York City, September 15 & 16, 1979.  Tape one includes bits from Saturday's "Welcoming Remarks" including Dolores Alexander and Lynn Campbell, founders of Women Against Pornography (WAP, the audio is poor and choppy), and a "Speakout", coordinated by Lynne Shapiro, where letters that ha

Night voices: insomnia (Episode 1 of 4)

The first of a four-part radio theater piece conceived by director Joseph Chaikin entitled "Night Voices." Funded by the Satellite Program Development Fund, each program explores a different aspect of the time between wake and sleep. Each tape combines improvisation and text.

Women's Equality Day in Central Park, August 27, 1977

Actuality from a march to support ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)  and celebrating the 57th anniversary of women's suffrage. The march was held August 27, 1977 in Central Park, New York City.

The Velvet Sledgehammer: September 20, 1978 (Production reel)

Production reel containing exerpts for the September 20, 1978 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer, produced by Eileen Zalisk and Rose Jordan. Segments are: 1. Animal studies show cancer risk of Estrogens - produced by Eileen Zalisk; 2. Women in Cuba; 3.

The Velvet Sledgehammer: compilation of Sledgehammer Theater Review by Donna Allegra

A compilation of "Sledgehammer Theater Reports" by Donna Allegra. The reel contains the following: Allegra's review of the play "Talk to me like the rain." (October 1, 1980?); a report about two women's theater festivals--The Women's West Coast Performance and The Women's One World Festival (October 15, 1980); Allegra's review of "Girls! Girls!

Physicist Freda Salzman interviewed by Eileen Zalisk

On this episode of Women in Science, Eileen Zalisk interviews physicist Freda Salzman (1927 - 1981), who works as a professor of physics at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. She discusses what lead her to a career in physics and her experiences and struggles as a woman working in the sciences.
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