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[no date] B&W Playing time: 15 sec. ------------- unidentified male narrator with British accent talks about U.S. soldiers and flying horseman; black and white footage of U.S. soldiers on ground and exiting helicopter
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Topic: Vietnam War protest
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by A Production of CBS News ; Produced and Written by Peter Davis
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B&W Playing time: 0087.01a: 30 min., 58 sec.;  0087.02a: 22 min., 11 sec. -------------- 0087.01a: Roger Mudd, CBS News Correspondent, narrates and with others talks about how the Pentagon sells the Vietnam War to the American public; text of screen at end of film: “End of Part I” ----------- 0087.02a: text on screen at beginning of film: “Beginning Part II”;  Roger Mudd continues narrating and with others talks about how the Pentagon sells the Vietnam War to the America public; ...
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Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War public opinion in the United States, militarism, psychological...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Panorama
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[no date] B&W Playing time: 17 min., 02 sec. ------------ unidentified male broadcasting from Armed Forces Radio, Vietnam; unidentified male interviews unidentified Vietnamese and American men about the Vietnam War
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, Vietnamese culture
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Produced and Presented by Japanese Committee for the Investigation of U.S. War Crimes in Vietnam
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[1967?] B&W Playing time: 32 min., 01 sec. -------------- still and moving images from Vietnam War era;  unidentified female narrator talks about Alice Herz, her opposition to the Vietnam War, and that in Japan her story and book received wide publicity;  this film, presented as a gift of Alice Herz Peace Fund, was shown at the Bertand Russell International Tribunal, Stockholm, Sweden, May 2-10, 1967;  unidentified male narrator talks about opposition to Vietnam War, U.S. war crimes,...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War crimes, Vietnam War atrocities, peace movements, international...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Winterfilm
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B&W Playing time: 25 min., 03 sec. ------------- text on screen: “This testimony was given during the Winter Soldier Investigation sponsored by Vietnam Veterans Against the War in Detroit, Michigan, January 31-February 2, 1971”; testimony of Vietnam War Veterans giving eyewitness accounts of war crimes and atrocities committed by the U.S. Armed Forces and their allies; the nine participants in order of appearance are listed at end of film -------------------- (for more information, see...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War atrocities, war crimes, peace movements, political activity of...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by A Hilton Production
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Playing time: 16 min., 49 sec. ------------ no sound; color   Women Strike for Peace March on Washington, September 1967, to oppose the Vietnam War ----------- Related material available in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection (SCPC): audiotape reels 59a and 59b; videorecording 302; motion picture 0150b.mov (duplicate file) Related material (possibly soundtrack to this movie) available in SCPC and Internet Archive: AudiotapeReel0060a01
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, women and peace, Women Strike for Peace (WSP)
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
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[no date] Playing time: 0025.01: 40 min., 18 sec;  0025.02: 35 min., 10 sec. ---------- black and white ---------- in Vietnamese ----------- 0025.01:  condition: projector scratches, soft focus, audio levels low on original;   text at beginning: Điện Ảnh Quân Đội [=Army Pictures?]; title on film: Dién Bién Phu may be Border Tensions [?]; Vietnamese text on screen translated using Google Translate: This movie is going to be held in the 10th anniversary of Vietnam Women's Day and...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, women and peace
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Camera DDR, Defa-Studio fur Kurzfilme ; Buch und Regie, Heinz Miller
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[no date] color and B&W Playing time: 30 min., 11 sec. ------------- audio levels low;  text on screen at beginning and end of film: "medisch comite nederland vietnam, giro 1090400, t.n.v. penningmeester m.c.n.v amsterdam"; scenes of Vietnamese people in Vietnam during Vietnam War era; Vietnamese women with others, including Ho Chi Minh;  Vietnamese music plays in background; some still photos, some moving; English narration provided by unidentified male and unidentified female...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, women and peace, Vietnamese culture
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Hoa Binh Films; “A film by David Davis, Deirdre English, Steve Talbot”; “Additional film footage: Don Luce”
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color Playing time: 44 min., 40 sec. ------------- A film by David Davis, Deirdre English, Steve Talbot; Editing and narration: David Davis, Deirdre English, Steve Talbot; Original music: Larry Stein; Vietnamese music: ‘My native homeland quang binh’ ;‘Rice pounding at Bom Bo village’; Additional film footage: Don Luce;  Technical credits;  Special thanks to: Hoang Tung, Luu Quy Ky, Pham Sau, Nguyen Cung, Nguyen Luong, Nguyen Thanh, Tran Minh Quoc;  This film could not have been made...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War civilian relief, Vietnam War reconstruction, peace movements
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by American Friends Service Committee (AFSC); Charles Denton, Director; ATV Colour Production
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color Playing time: 28 min., 35 sec. -------------- condition = first part worn skips on projector-copy a narrator: John Pilger (Reporter, Daily Mirror) Vietnam War; suffering of Vietnamese people; American policies;  Paris Peace Agreements; interviews with Vietnamese and Americans in Vietnam
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War civilian relief, peace movements, religious aspects of peace,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Plato Ltd., London, England
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[no date] B&W Playing time: 12 min., 12 sec. --------------- narrated by: Stuart Douglas (commentary); voiceover in English by Patrick Wymark of a Vietnamese man, Nguyen van Lum [?], telling his family story in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War, including the death of his father;  still images and moving footage of war and daily life;  at end of film, Georgia Brown talks about saving lives in Vietnam by contributing to the Fund to Medical Aid to Vietnam
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War civilian relief, Vietnam War medical care, peace movements,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Committee of Responsibility
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[no date] color Playing time: 10 min., 14 sec. ------------- silent film;  scenes of Vietnamese people in daily life during Vietnam War era; hospitals with patients, including children, with war injuries (some graphic)
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War medical care, Vietnam War civilian relief, peace movements,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by A Presentation of NET (National Education Television); A Profile by Lee Lockwood and Don Lenzer
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1971 ca. Playing time: 57 min., 32 sec. ------------- black and white ------------- Daniel Berrigan and his brother Philip, along with seven other Catholic protesters, used homemade  napalm  to destroy 378 draft files in the parking lot of the  Catonsville, Maryland , draft board on May 17, 1968.  This group came to be known as the  Catonsville Nine . Berrigan was arrested and sentenced to three years in prison,    but went into hiding with the help of fellow radicals prior to...
Topics: Vietnam War protests, peace movements, draft resistance, conscientious objection, conscientious...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Final Production: American Documentary Films; Direction: Sally Pugh; Editing: Nina Wax; Produced by: Another Mother for Peace
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B&W Playing time: 27 min., 30 sec. ----------- text on screen:  “War is not healthy for children and other living things”;  Donna Reed Owen, Co-Chairman, Another Mother for Peace, introduces women in the organization and Bess Myerson Grant;  text on screen: “An address by Bess Myerson Grant at The 1970 World Mother’s Day Assembly of Another Mother for Peace in San Francisco”;  Vietnam War protest, antiwar efforts, women and peace
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, women and peace, mothers and political activity
[no date] color Playing time: 0031_01: 20 min., 11 sec. ;  0031_02: 26 min., 22 sec. ;  0031_03: 11 min., 28 sec. ---------------- 0031.01: silent, exposure varies, shaky hand held, focus varies; Vietnamese children and adults in play activities and daily work in fields, talking to Don Luce; outside sign above entrance with flags atop: Dia diem don tiep; medical personnel and patients, sign above outside entrance: Ty y.te Benh-vien bong-ha  ------------------- 0031.02: silent, focus varies,...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War civilian relief, Vietnam War reconstruction, peace movements
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
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[no date] color Playing time: 4 min., 7 sec. ------------- no sound;  Vietnamese refugees, including children, injured by the Vietnam War
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War civilian relief, peace movements, refugees
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
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[no date] B&W Playing time: 18 min., 4 sec. --------------- Technical notes from George Blood: Technical Notes: 5/21/2018 DA: 16mm B&W release print w/optical sound  Focus varies, Audio gaps Exposure varies -------- members of Boston Draft Resistance Group (BDRG) talk about their work during Vietnam War era: draft resistance, draft counseling, canvassing, strategies; unidentified people talk about the Vietnam War and the draft; credits roll at end of film 
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, draft resistance, draft resisters, draft counseling....
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Screen-play: Tran Bao Ngoc Quynh; Realization: Ngoc Quynh Tran Bao; Photograph: Dong xuan Thuyet Tran Bao; Music Arrangement: Dao viet Hung; Sonorization: Nguyen ba Tan Hoang Phi; Managership: Nguyen tu Giai
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title in this record ‘The Conflict is Nixon’ was deleted and replaced with title on the film itself; previous title may have been on the physical container? ------------ condition: cinch mark scratches; IndoChina Resource Center, Southeast Asia Resource Center, Asia Resource, Center, IndoChina Mobile Education Project, Prisoners of War Footage of bombing in Vietnam, including people running to shelter during bombing; injured and dead people, including children (graphic footage), U.S....
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements
color Playing time: 2 min., 54 sec. ------------ introduction by Taylor Grant; John Kerry, representing Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW), gives a statement before the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War atrocities, peace movements, soldiers and political activity,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by “Directions presents”; Produced in association with Division for Film & Broadcasting, United States Catholic Conference, Rev. Patrick J. Sullivan, S.J.; Produced in association with The National Council of Churches, Rev. Dave Pomeroy; Directions is a public affairs presentation of ABC News
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B&W Playing time: 31 min., 14 sec. ----------------- Technical note from George Blood: Technical Notes: 5/22/2018 DA: 16mm B&W kinescope w/optical sound Soft focus, Kinescope light flicker, Audio levels low, Poor audio quality on original ------------------- content begins at 1:34: credits at the end include: Sid Darion, producer ;  Charles Heinz, director Frank Reynolds (ABC News Correspondent) talks as scenes from Vietnam are shown: places of worship, hospitals, everyday Vietnamese...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War civilian relief, Vietnam War reconstruction, peace movements,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Produced by Hilary Harris for the Committee for Nonviolent Action as joint sponsor of the anti-draft demonstrations in New York City, fall 1965 ; Washington Peace Center
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[1965?] B&W Playing time: 7 min., 12 sec. ------------ silent film; credits roll at beginning;  text on screen at beginning of film: “On August 30, 1965 a law was enacted in the U.S. making the destruction of a draft card punishable by five years in prison and a $10,000 fine”;  demonstration with A.J. Muste at podium; still photography of Vietnam War; interviews with people at demonstration at Union Square, New York City, November 6, 1965;  text on screen at end of film: “The real...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, draft resistance, draft resisters, conscientious objection,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Black Star Photos, Phil Duath
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color Playing time: 9 min., 52 sec. ---------- silent film;  Phoenix leaving a harbor with people ashore;  Phoenix at sea, crew sailing and talking with others;  a project undertaken by A Quaker Action Group (AQAG), the yacht Phoenix made three voyages to North and South Vietnam with medical supplies; crew included Quakers and non-Quakers with George Lakey, Lawrence Scott, and George Willoughby instrumental in the organization and direction of AQAG
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War civilian relief, Vietnam War medical care, peace movements, direct...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Indochina Peace Campaign ; “This film was made by Geri Ashur, Janet Mendelsohn, Walter Teller, with help from Medical Aid for Indochina ... Clergy and Laity Concerned”
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[no date] color Playing time: 41 min., 56 sec. ------------ *SOME GRAPHIC WAR FOOTAGE: INJURED AND DEAD PEOPLE* Four Americans with Medical Aid for Indochina visit north Vietnam; voiceover of President Nixon about decision to continue air strikes and bombing North Vietnam to end the war; footage of bombing and Vietnamese running for shelter in the streets;  text on screen: “On May 20, 1972, four Americans visited north Viet Nam.  The invitation came from the government of the Democratic...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War medical care, Vietnam War civilian relief, Vietnam War...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Betty Jean Lifton
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Black and white documentary film created by Betty Jean Lifton. According to the script that accompanies the film, she was inspired to make this film after living in Hiroshima in the summer of 1962 when she saw the continuing effects of radiation on the survivors and children of Hiroshima seventeen years after the bomb was dropped. Her film documents a children's peace movement in Hiroshima that was inspired by Sadako Sasaki, a girl who survived the bomb but died a decade later from leukemia....
Topics: Japan, Hiroshima, Nuclear war, Children and war, Radiation sickness, Peace monuments, Sadako...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by [Another Mother for Peace]
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[no date] B&W Playing time: 32 min., 34 sec. -------------- unidentified male interviews unidentified males outside U.S. Army recruiting office;  Gold Star families talk about opposition talk about their losses and opposition to the Vietnam War;  text on screen: “The following are the 20,000 Mothers, Fathers and Children of America who cared enough to contribute $1 each toward the production of this film.” voiceover of Donna Reed Owen, Co-Chairman of Another Mother for Peace, urges...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, women and peace, mothers and political activity, families of...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Produced by Hilary Harris for the Committee for Nonviolent Action as joint sponsor of the anti-draft demonstrations in New York City, fall 1965 ; Washington Peace Center
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[1965?] B&W Playing time: 7 min., 12 sec. ------------------ silent film; credits roll at beginning;  text on screen at beginning of film: “On August 30, 1965 a law was enacted in the U.S. making the destruction of a draft card punishable by five years in prison and a $10,000 fine”;  demonstration with A.J. Muste at podium;  still photography of Vietnam War;  interviews with people at demonstration at Union Square, New York City, November 6, 1965;  text on screen at end of film:...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, draft resistance, draft resisters, conscientious objection,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Women Strike for Peace
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Silent, amateur footage of the September, 1967 Women Strike for Peace march on Washington, D. C. The video shows the women arriving on buses, protesters with signs against the war and the draft, speakers with bullhorns, news crews, and police activity. Large, orderly crowds are shown moving through the city with the Washington Monument and White House in the background.
Topics: Vietnam War 1961-1975, Women and peace, Anti-war protests, Amateur films, Documentary films, Hilton...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by A Billy Budd film
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[no date] color Playing time: 7 min., 41 sec. ----------- musical opening: man singing with guitar accompaniment; words of Dr. Gordon Livingston voiceover about opposition to the Vietnam War; Livingston talks about distributing the Blackhorse Prayer in a church service, then reads the prayer; reprise of music from beginning of film with with scenes of a cemetery
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, religious aspects of peace
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Produced for SANE by geiger/gorra Productions, Inc.
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B&W  Playing time: 41 min., 45 sec. ---------------- David Schoenbrun gives a speech in New York City, April 10, 1970, on opposition to the Vietnam War and answers questions from the audience at end of speech
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Women Strike for Peace
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color Playing time: 12 min., 25 sec. ------------- two Vietnamese women sitting on couch; Mrs. Nguyen Thi Binh reads from script in Vietnamese with English translation voiceover; she thanks Women Strike for Peace and talks about an end to the Vietnam War
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, women and peace, Women Strike for Peace
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by A film by Church World Service, New York, N.Y. ; Richter McBride Productions Inc. ; Robert Richter, Producer, Director, Writer
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[no date] color Playing time: 28 min., 41 sec. ------------ in English; John Henry Faulk, narrator: “Vietnam wheat shipment, Oct. 10”; William Sloan Coffin, Mar. 1978, and other American leaders talk about American reconstruction of Vietnam after Vietnam War; American farmers working to provide food to Vietnamese people; Vietnamese people in cities and countryside; Senator Richard Clark, Iowa, at Houston demonstration about the wheat shipment; Cora Weiss; credits at end of film; “Church...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War civilian relief, Vietnam War reconstruction, peace movements,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by “filmed and narrated by Henry Mayer, M.D.”
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[1967?] color Playing time: 16 min., 18 sec. ----------- credits roll at beginning and end of film;  Henry Mayer, MD narrates over images of Vietnamese people, including children, with injuries from Vietnam War (some graphic);  music by the Vietnamese people from the album, “Music of Viet Nam”, Folkways Records and Service Corp.
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War civilian relief, Vietnam War medical care, peace movements
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by American Documentary Films Production
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[1966] B&W Playing time: 33 min., 27 sec. -------------- narrated by Robin King; David Shoenbrun, CBS Correspondent, talks to an audience at founding meeting of Business Executives Move Against the War in Vietnam (BEM) in San Francisco;  credits roll at end of film
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, economic aspects of war, Business Executives Move Against the...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
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[no date] B&W Playing time: 32 min. 55 sec. ------------- text on screen with unidentified male reading in voiceover: “The reason we went on strike I was tired of working for six dollars a day and I was tired of my wife and kids working for three dollars a day”;  unidentified males and unidentified females talk about going on strike for better wages and conditions in Mississippi;  some musical interludes of singing
Topics: civil rights movements, labor movement, African Americans and employment, race discrimination,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Committee of Responsibility, Newton Centre, Massachusetts; Vietnam scenes courtesy of Henry Mayer, M.D. and Peter Wolff, M.D.
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[no date] color Playing time: 14 min., 34 sec. ---------------- contains graphic images of wounded children and hospital conditions; includes report by Dr. Henry Mayer; Vietnam scenes (film footage) courtesy of Drs. Henry Mayer and Peter Wolff; tells of effects of war in Vietnam on civilians; features 6-7 children evacuated to U.S. by Committee of Responsibility (COR) for medical treatment
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War civilian relief, Vietnam War victims and medical care, peace...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Interfaith Committee On Draft and Military Information ; copyright by the United Presbyterian Church in the USA ; A BFC release ; NISBCO [?]
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B&W Playing time: 36 min., 38 sec.  ------------- Vietnam War draft resisters talk about the war and living in exile in Canada;   Roger Williams; Dee Knight; Ken Powell; Dick Burroughs; Jerry Hughs; Jeff Eckers; Jerry Samuels; Eddie Hiller American military officers talk: Col. Victor De Fiori; Sgt. Thomas B. Kroner;  U.S. Congress members talk: Edward Koch; Edward Kennedy People talking before U.S. Congressional Committee: James Kern, Vietnam Veterans for Peace; David Harris, War...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, draft resistance, draft resisters, conscientious objection,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Joris Ivens
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Pro-Vietnamese film created by Dutch filmmaker Joris Ivens. This black and white film begins with an introduction by Bertrand Russell, who explains the history of the run-up to the American involvement in Vietnam. The film shows scenes of Vietnamese soldiers in trenches, American helicopters, agricultural workers, and children assembling anti-aircraft shells. A narrator speaks of the American invasion as being on par with the Germans during World War II and characterizes the Vietnamese as...
Topics: Dovidis Production, Bertrand Russell, Duc Hoa, Robert Destanque, Van Thu, Bill Ash, Lindsay...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Film Project for Women's History and Future
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Documentary film chronicling the history of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). Interviews with Mildred Scott Olmsted and Kay Camp are interspersed with film clips and still images. The organization's history is reviewed from its founding during World War I through the 1980s. Members are shown marching for women's suffrage in the United States, sending delegations to world capitals, and visiting sister organizations in both North and South Vietnam. Olmsted speaks...
Topics: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Congress (1st : 1915 : Hague Netherlands),...
Part 1: East German culture as it pertains to mothers and children, particularly working mothers and the laws that support and protect them. Mothers and babies are shown at doctor's visits. A German-accented narrator speaks in English about the government benefits for mothers and families. The leave granted to new mothers also affects the workplace, and factory workers and labor unions are shown adjusting work patterns. Employers provide daycare and holiday camps for their employees' children....
Topics: Women and work, Children, Family leave, Family law, German Democratic Republic, DDR, East Germany,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Presented by Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace; Produced by Chuck Olin and Joel Katz with Mike Gray Associates, Chicago
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1970 (Summer) color Playing time: 26 min., 02 sec. ------------------ unidentified males and identified females talk about opposition to the Vietnam War
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, economic aspects of war, Business Executives Move for Vietnam...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Conference on the Fate of the Earth, Executive Producer ; Steve Rauh, Producer
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color Playing time: 30 min., 56 sec. ---------------- still images of Martin Luther King, 1968, with King voiceover;  text on screen: “A speech by Congressman Ronald V. Dellums at the First Biennial Conference on the Fate of the Earth”;   Harry Bellafonte talks about antinuclear movement, nuclear weapons, nuclear war and holocaust and introduces Ronald V. Dellums who talks at St. John the Divine, New York, N.Y.; credits at end of film
Topics: peace movements, antinuclear movement, disarmament, nuclear disarmament, arms race and economic...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by National Film Board Canada
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Scenes of Dr. Helen Caldicott speaking to an audience about the consequences of nuclear war are interspersed with scenes of war. Clips from "JAP ZERO" (US Dept. of War Information Film, 1943) and Universal Newsreel, "Atom Bomb and Reds Doom Japs," are used. Dr. Caldicott speaks about the number of nuclear bombs available and the amount of overkill possible. Scenes from Hiroshima and Nagasaki are used to show the devastation and the severity of damage to the human population....
Topics: Helen Caldicott, Terry Nash, Edward Le Lorrain, Kathleen Shannon, Environmental Action Committee of...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by American Documentary Films in association with Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace
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B&W Playing time: 29 min., 03 sec. ----------- credits roll at beginning;  text on screen: “This Is A Film Of A Speech Given By Dr. George Wald At The Third National Meeting Of Business Executives Move For Vietnam Peace at the Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C. Henry E. Niles, Chairman”;  Tommy Smothers introduces George Wald who then speaks
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, economic aspects of war, Business Executives Move for Vietnam...
Part 1: Film documenting the 1979 World Conference for a Peaceful and Secure Future for All Children held in Moscow during the United Nations' International Year of the Child. Speakers include Freda Brown, President of the Women's International Democratic Federation, and Nikolai Tikhonov, the First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union. Most of the film shows clips of the auditorium and speakers at the podium with a narrator explaining the events. These scenes are...
Topics: Soviet Union, Children, Anti-war movement, United Nations, Documentary films, Political films,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
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Compilation film of the activities of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). Clips are a mix of silent and sound and most are from the 1920s and 1930s. Some are very brief and have little context. The following description from the curator of the Peace Collection provides what information is known about the film clips, plus some background information about the people and places shown. Related Peace Collection record groups are noted throughout the description for...
Topics: Women and peace, Lotti Birch, Louisa Jacques, Gertrud Baer, Lida Gustava Heymann, Anita Augspurg,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by “The following is a recorded political program paid for by the McGovern For President Committee”
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[1968?] color Playing time: 28 min., 27 sec. ------------- text on screen: “The following is a recorded political program paid for by the McGovern For President Committee”;  George McGovern talks about his 1968 US. presidential campaign and policies, including those against the Vietnam War 
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, presidential candidates in United States, political campaigns...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
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[1970?] B&W Playing time: 29 min., 31 sec. ------------ scrolling text on screen about the United States in spring 1970 and ending the Vietnam War;  five United States Senators talk in a roundtable to make their cases for an amendment to end the Vietnam War:  George McGovern, Mark O. Hatfield, Harold E. Hughes, Frank Church, Charles E. Goodell;  scrolling text on screen at end of film continues to explain the amendment to end the Vietnam War
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, cost of war, politics and peace
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Black Star Photos
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color Playing time: 2 min., 59 sec. ------------- silent film;  press aboard the Phoenix, talking with crew members and taking photographs;  a project undertaken by A Quaker Action Group (AQAG), the yacht Phoenix made three voyages to North and South Vietnam with medical supplies; crew included Quakers and non-Quakers with George Lakey, Lawrence Scott, and George Willoughby instrumental in the organization and direction of AQAG
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War civilian relief, Vietnam War medical care, peace movements, direct...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Produced by The United Ministry in Higher Education-Milwaukee ; NISBCO [?]
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1975 [or before] color Playing time: 30 min., 19 sec. ------------ people from various walks of life in the United States share their perspectives on amnesty for those who opposed the Vietnam War;  identified and unidentified males and females talk;  credits at end of film 
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, draft resistance, draft resisters, conscientious objection,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Presented by Good-Will Pictures, Inc.; Produced by Tech-Film Studio, New York
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[no date] B&W Playing time: 0046.01: 9 min., 48 sec.;   0046.02: 5 min., 43 sec.;  0046.03: 14 min., 9 sec. -------------------- 0046.01: silent film; text on screen: “A not-so-fanciful tale of two foolish neighbors - Anthony and Stephen and Mr. Fox who pretended to be their friend”; text on screen continues throughout to describe this black and white animated film; credits at beginning of film 0046.02: silent film; continues story from previous file with text on screen describing...
Topics: peace movement, economic aspects of military spending in the United States, military policy in the...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
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Silent film showing scenes in Vienna, 1938. Young Nazis march in the streets.  Crowds gather outside the United States Consulate. Clips show members of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) in various locations.  Some of the women seen include Dorothy Detzer, Yella Hertzka, and Louisa Jacques. Street scene in Vienna shows anti-Semitic posters.
Topics: Women and Peace, World War II, Second World War, Anti-semitism, Refugees, Documentary films,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Visual Recordings
by Produced by Odeon Films for The American Federation of State County & Municipal Employees; A film by Alan Jacobs and Alan Levin
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color Playing time: 15 min., 30 sec. ------------ text on screen at beginning: “AFSCME, in service to the public”;  unidentified male interviews unidentified males and unidentified females about taxes and taxation: fairness, equity;  text on screen at end: “We appreciate the cooperation of our Jacksonville, Fla. members and the other citizens who participated in making this film”
Topics: labor unions in United States, taxation, AFSCME
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by World in Action
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Episode of the British television show World in Action , titled "The Threat of Nuclear War." This episode hosts a panel of nuclear scientists who read statements on their beliefs that a nuclear war is imminent unless global action is taken soon. The panelists are: Herbert Scoville, former Head of Scientific Intelligence for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA); Dr. George Rathjens, former Chief Scientist of the Advanced Research Projects Agency of the U.S. Department of Defense,...
Topics: Granada Television International, Independent Television (ITV), Herbert Scoville, George Rathjens,...
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B&W Playing time: 30 min., 34 sec. -------------- Vietnam War; Vietnamese singing with footage of nature and in Vietnamese; Vietnamese people in daily life as credits roll;  Vietnamese text on screen referencing B52 and 18.12.1972-28.12.1972; other Vietnamese on-screen text throughout film;  Vietnamese people in daily life; aftermath of war
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, Vietnam War reconstruction, Vietnamese culture
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by Bea Milwe
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Compilation video of the World Conference and Forum on Women in Copenhagen (July 1980), created by the filmmaker and activist Bea Milwe. Various clips are shown from the conference on topics that women were working on internationally.  Many of the women talk about the amount and types of work that women are doing to help improve the world, their own lives, and the lives of their children.  Betty Friedan speaks about feminism and the opportunities available to women because of the conference....
Topics: 1980 World Conference and Forum on Women, United Nations Decade of Women, Feminism, Discrimination...
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by Committee to Unsell the War, Clergy and Laity Concerned
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Compilation of several professionally produced television commercials protesting the Vietnam War. There are seven commercials on this reel. 1) Robert O. Muller, 1st Lt. USMC (Ret) speaks out against the war. 2) John F. Kerry, Former Lt. US Navy, and future senator, Secretary of State, and Presidential candidate, asks the audience how they can ask someone to be the last to die in Vietnam. 3) Exploding apple pie illustrating the high cost of the war. 4) Happy Birthday - 10 years in Vietnam. 5)...
Topics: Color Lab of Rockville MD, Robert O. MIller, John F. Kerry, Vietnam War 1961-1975, Peace movement,...
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by Center for Defense Information
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National Women's Conference to Prevent Nuclear War in 1984 as documented by the Center for Defense Information. The video is a compilation of short clips of many speakers and interviews at the conference. The topics of the conference include so-called "limited" nuclear war; the history of nuclear science and weapons; war for profit; the Strategic Defense Initiative; arms control; and other related topics. Among the speakers depicted are Ruth Adams, editor of the Bulletin of Atomic...
Topics: Women and peace, Anti-nuclear campaign, Disarmament, Peace conferences, United States relations...
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by Barbara Zheutlin
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Documentary film arguing for a freeze in the nuclear buildup. There are clips of many prominent figures in the antinuclear movement and others talking about the threat of nuclear war: H. Jack Geiger, M. D., co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility; William Kincade, Civil Defense Consultant; California State Senator John Garamendi; Helen Caldicott, M. D., Physicians for Social Responsibility; Paul Wamke, Director of U. S. Arms Control and Development Agency and Chief Negotiator for the...
Topics: Antinuclear movement, Nuclear disarmament, Arms race, Documentary films, Glenda Raikes, Lois...
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by Youth International Party
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Satirical political film produced by the Youth International Party, or Yippies, showing their view of the events surrounding the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago. It begins with a woman dressed only in a vest and bikini bottom hitting a gong with Mayor Richard J. Daley's face on it. Clips of Daley are cut with old movie clips of orgies, wars, and general carousing, as well as contemporaneous anti-war protests, one with a glimpse of Allen Ginsburg in attendance. The song "I Ain't...
Topics: Political conventions, Chicago 8, Chicago 7, Richard J. Daley, Anti-war movement, Yippie, Youth...
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by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
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Silent color film documenting the 1968 Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Annual Meeting. The film shows the women doing typical activities during the meeting: gathered in a classroom, working in small groups, having lunch together, listening to speakers, walking around campus, and  more.
Topics: Women and peace, Peace movements, Cinema and Design (Cleveland OH), Dennis Earl, Eugene Pawlowski,...
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by Central Documentary Film Studio, Moscow
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Film documenting the Second Soviet-American Women's Conference.  Leadership members of the Women's League for Peace and Freedom travel to Soviet Russia and meet with the Institute of Soviet-American Relations in Moscow.  The meeting was held at the Friendship House.  The film opens with street scenes of Moscow.  The conference was held to discuss the process of peace.  A joint statement on peace and disarmament was signed.  There are many scenes of people mingling as the narrator speaks...
Topics: Women and Peace, Dorothy Hutchinson, Phyllis Sanders, Vera Foster, Helen Douglas, Erna Harris,...
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by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
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Silent film, mostly in color, but with some black and white scenes.  Members of the Women's International League are shown at their offices in Geneva, Switzerland. There are also street scenes of Geneva. A day trip to Verbier, Switzerland shows the group in the mountains, gathering wildflowers.
Topics: Women and peace, Yella Hertzka, Documentary films, Amateur Films, Antiwar movements, Peace movements
Very brief silent, black and white clip showing Jane Addams as she prepares to deliver a speech on film. The speech can be seen in Swarthmore College Peace Collection's record motionpicture0014.
Topics: Women and peace, Documentary films, Jane Addams
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by Committee to Unsell the War, Clergy and Laymen Concerned, National Council of Churches
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Compilation of several professionally produced television commercials protesting the Vietnam War. There are thirteen commercials on this reel. 1) Typing a letter to a Congressman, asking to get troops out of Southeast Asia by December 31, 1971. 2) Footage of bombings with narrator speaking of the scale of the war. 3) Views of computers interspersed with graphic images of war casualties. 4) Exploding apple pie illustrating the high cost of the war. 5) Shows a small town man walking his dog while...
Topics: Color Lab of Rockville MD, Robert O. Miller, John F. Kerry, Henry Fonda, Vietnam War 1961-1975,...
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by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
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What appears to be a professionally produced television commercial from the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). Spot begins with a sad woman by a window. In the background is a child humming a sad tune. The scene shifts to a small boy opening a chest in the attic. He finds a military uniform and helmet. He puts them on. In the chest he then sees a revolver and a photograph of a man in the uniform. He picks up the gun, drops it and it appears to fire. The scene cuts to...
Topics: Women and peace, Children, Anti-war movement, Political televsion commercials, Peace movements
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by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), Flushing Branch
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Short, silent color film of the Flushing, New York branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). The film begins with a seemingly unrelated clip of a cracker being dipped in a bowl of spread. The film then cuts to women, men, and children on the street with signs and posters asking for an end to the war in Vietnam. They are handing out flyers to pedestrians and some people are shown signing papers on a clipboard.
Topics: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Flushing NY, Vietnam War 1961-1975, Amateur...
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by Verdon-Roe, Vivienne
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Women from many antinuclear organizations speak about the dangers of the arms race, nuclear proliferation, weapons spending, and nuclear war. They stress the history of women's involvement with peace movements and the need for women to play to their strengths when making antinuclear arguments. The clips include both interviews and speeches. Some of the speakers are: Joanne Woodward, Patricia Schroeder, Mary Dent Crisp, Randall Forsberg, and Shirley Chisholm, among many others. The video ends...
Topics: Women and peace, Antinuclear campaigns, Disarmament, Peace movements, Military-industrial complex,...
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by Keiko Tsuno
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This compilation video was made by Keiko Tsuno for Cora Weiss in celebration of her 70 th birthday. It begins with a slideshow of Weiss throughout her life with “If I Had A Hammer” by Pete Seeger playing in the background. The slideshow includes photos of Weiss with famous figures such as Fidel Castro, Nelson Mandela, and Ho Chi Minh. She is shown speaking in Hanoi about a release of war prisoners, then giving a speech on Vietnam joining the United Nations. At the “Evening for Peace”...
Topics: Peace movement, Peace activism, Antiwar movement, Women and peace, Vietnam War 1961-1975, United...
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Amateur film documenting the Women's Encampment for a Future of Peace and Justice at Romulus, N. Y. During the summer of 1983, thousands of women camped on a 51-acre farm next to the Seneca Army Depot. They were protesting the nuclear missiles housed at the depot. Women speak about why they are participating. One says that she realized, after having four sons, that she had "given birth to a lot of cannon fodder for the Vietnam War." Bella Abzug was interviewed at the camp and spoke of...
Topics: Women and peace, Nonviolence, Peace movements, Seneca Army Depot, Antinuclear movement, Romulus N....
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by Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
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Short video explaining the founding and history of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), celebrating the organization's 75th anniversary. The video, which is a montage of still images with voiceovers, was exhibited in Philadelphia on May 2, 1990. Founded during World War I, WILPF has spent 75 years lobbying, demonstrating, and doing the work of peace. They were U. N. mediators and consultants. They worked internationally against militarism and U. S. intervention in...
Topics: Women and peace, International peace, Peace movements, Social justice, Racial equality,...
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by Central Vermont’s Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
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Film documenting the events of the 1995 International Women's Forum in Huairou, China.  The film consists of many short clips of women speaking at panels, speeches, events, and during street interviews.  Most of the clips give the speaker's name and home country.  The women come from all over the world and speak on a variety of topics, including the effects of war on women and children, being a political candidate in a Muslim country, minority representation in the press, affirmative action...
Topics: Women and peace, Feminism, Women's rights, Documentary films, Esther Farnsworth, Linda Leehman,...
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by Arthur Alpert
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Public television program taking a critical look at how news stories in newspapers and on television are chosen and produced. The sample news story is coverage of the Jeannette Rankin Brigade March on Washington that took place on January 15, 1968. The host of the program examines the story that appeared in the New Times. It was on page 3, ran about 600 words, and was not a feature. Editors and journalists at the New York Times are interviewed about why this event was covered in this way. This...
Topics: Journalism, Journalistic objectivity, News media, Press coverage, Television broadcasting of news,...
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by Flying Focus Video Collective (FFVC)
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Filmed in April of 1995 at the Women's encampment at the Menwith Hill military base outside Harrogate, England, this program aired in February of 1996 as an episode of “The Flying Focus Video Bus” program. The Flying Focus Video Bus describes itself as "a weekly half-hour program featuring video used as a tool for social change, voicing the voiceless."  Video of a distant hilltop with large, white, golf ball-shaped forms is shown in the distance. This is Menwith Hill, the most...
Topics: Royal Air Force Menwith Hill, Helen John, United States military, United States espionage,...
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Professor Wiley Clement from the Career Laboratory at Pensacola Junior College in Florida, USA, interviews Peace Pilgrim (born Mildred Lisette Norman) in 1977. The video was recorded at Pensacola Junior College, broadcast by WSRE, a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station owned by Pensacola State College. At the time of the interview, Pilgrim was just about to begin her seventh pilgrimage across the United States. She and the career advisor talk about her journeys, her...
Topics: Peace activists, Nonviolence, Social change, Pilgrimage, Human potential, Conflict resolution,...
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by WHYY TV-12 Philadelphia
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Public affair presentation from WHYY in Philadelphia, recorded on June 13, 1985. The host is Phyllis Sanders. Guests are Barbara Daniel Cox, Executive Director of the Mayor's Commission for Women (Philadelphia); Dagmar McGill, Vice President of the Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America; and Mildred Scott Olmsted, Director Emeritus of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). The women discuss the United Nation's Decade for Women that ran from 1975 through 1985. McGill...
Topics: United Nations Decade for Women, Women and peace, Women's international cooperation, United...