Northeastern Illinois University professor June Sochen discusses her book "Movers and shakers;: American women thinkers and activists, 1900-1970". Sochen and Studs cover a wide range of female activists and radicals who fundamentally reshaped American society via their efforts in the labor movement and union organizing, the arts and culture, and research.
Shirley Bryant, Nancy Fisher, and Nicole Mills discuss how a new sex education based in the importance of feelings and the use of contraception.
Program includes an excerpt of a 1978 interview with songwriter and labor rights activist Florence Reece.
An interview with teacher and lecturer, Juliet Mitchell, who is a Marxist. She shares her support for the women's movement and talks about issues that affect women especially gender inequality. Juliet also refers to some comparisons between British and American women's movement.
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.