The Velvet Sledgehammer: November 6, 1982 (Production reel)

Production reel containing excerpts for the June 8, 1982 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer. Part one contains clips of Helen Caldicott speaking about the threat of nuclear weapons; part two contains an unnamed speaker (Parsons?) at an Upper West Side Manhattan, NY town meeting on nuclear freeze and nuclear reduction, reading a telegram from Senator Edward M.

Speeches for the Abortion Rights Action Coalition (Part 1 only)

Tape of speeches for the Abortion Rights Action Coalition, used for a program "Abortion and Women's Health" produced by Eileen Zalisk and broadcast on WBAI on November 21, 1979. The speakers are not introduced, but include a speaker from the Religious Coalition for Abortion Rights, a speaker from the Committee of Interns and Residents Union, and several others.

Puerto Rican protest theater / Cafe Teatro de Protesta

Music, poetry and performance from the Puerto Rican Independent Movement's new nightclub, Cafe Teatro de Protesta. Includes performances by Suni Paz, Estrella Artau and Asian American singers Joanne and Cris (Joanne Nobuko Miyamoto and Chris Iijima, later known as "A Grain of Sand"). Also includes an interview with Ana Marta Morales, the Teatro's coordinator.

The darker face of God

The Darker Face of God features the music of French composer Marie-Juliette Olga "Lili" Boulanger (1893 - 1918) and the mystical prose of poet Marie Noel (1893-1967). Also heard on the program is a short work by Olivier Messiaen. The words of Marie Noel are read by Marian Seldes. Produced by Bruce Kenyon.

Dry cleaning your health

While the dry cleaning industry has been one of the more responsible industries in dealing with potential health hazards among its workers, very little testing has been done on the long term effects of cleaning solvent. This program investigates the potential health hazard of improper use of the major cleaning solvent perchlorethylene. Produced by Bonnie Bellow.

Sophie Cohen speaks on the 1913 Paterson, New Jersey silk strike

This program is a talk give by Sophie Cohen, IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) worker who talks about the 1913 Paterson, NJ silk strike and the life of a worker in those days.  She is introduced by author Sam Dogal[sp?]. Recorded at the Alternate U and produced by Nina Mende for WBAI. Previoulsy cataloged at IZ1474A.
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