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.
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.
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.
Discussing the Equal Rights Amendment with Illinois Representative Susan Catania and political activists Clara Day and Margaret Klimkowski.
Author, feminist, and women’s rights activist Gloria Steinem discusses and reads from her book “Revolution from Within: A Book of Self-Esteem.” Studs plays “Shoulder to Shoulder (The March of the Women)” - Ethel Smyth (1910). This program includes an excerpt of a 1982 interview with Steinem.
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.