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Laurel Snyder describes to Studs Terkel her journey into prostitution and her involvement in the organization COYOTE, which advocates for the rights of sex workers and the decriminalization of prostitution.
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.
Program includes an excerpt of a 1978 interview with songwriter and labor rights activist Florence Reece.
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.