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Studs interview with Lenore Griesing, Carol Kleiman, and Joan Smutny, organizers of "Woman Power through Education" at the National College of Education. Studs played a part of a recorded interview he had with Sybil Thorndike, a pacifist. The recording was about women's right to vote and political involvement. He also played part of a song that was played at Susan B. Anthony's birthday party but no title was given. The interview covered motherhood, education for women, family life, choices, and liberation.
Jo Freeman, Mary Jean Collins-Robson, and Naomi Weisstein discuss women's rights and the struggle for equal rights and liberation, resistance through art, and the fight for free childcare. Discussion continues with criticism on the male gaze and females as sexual objects.
Jo Freeman, Mary Jean Collins-Robson, and Naomi Weisstein discuss women's rights and the struggle for equal rights and liberation, Title VII, their support for NOW, the National Organization of Women, as well as the upcoming Women's Strike for Equality.
Ms. Binford talks with Studs about Jane Addams' life and her dedication to social service with the women and children of Chicago. Ms.Binford discusses the creation of Hull House and the associated buildings and how deeply in need they were of the help.
Studs interviews Jessie Binford at her home at the Tall Corn Hotel in Marshalltown, Iowa. Ms. Binford reflects on growing up in Marshalltown and going to Hull House Chicago where she met Jane Addams. Ms. Binford talks to Studs about politics and the changes in technology. Includes an excerpt of a previous interview with Florence Scala.(1915178-3-1) Also, excerpts from 1963 interview with Ms. Binford(1851518-3-1, 3-2)
Program includes an excerpt of a 1978 interview with songwriter and labor rights activist Florence Reece.
Terkel interviews activist and children's author Dagmar Wilson. She discusses how she goes from a children's author to an activist for anti-nuclear testing.
Discussing the Equal Rights Amendment with Illinois Representative Susan Catania and political activists Clara Day and Margaret Klimkowski.
Even after Jessie Binford left Hull House due to its demolition, she corresponded with Florence Scala through hand-written letters. Scala learned that Binford was a country girl who lived in the big city of Chicago. Scala reads some of her letters from Binford. There is also an excerpt of Jessie Binford.
Founded in 1971, Chiswick is Great Britain's first refuge for battered wives and their children.
Since no men were allowed to picket against the Phelps Dodge Corp., Mexican American women showed up and according to Kingsolver’s book, “Holding the Line,” the picket lines were a brand new experience for the women. Some of the women had to get their husbands’ permission to picket. The group of women found their lives transformed not only with their cause but with new bonds of friendship from the other women.