A great follow up to the obit I posted some time ago that gives a series of responses to Firestone and her contributions to the women’s movement. n 1: On Firestone.
Just stumbled upon this brilliant resource on Foundsf.org chronicling the San Francisco State strike of 68-69. It includes first-person testimonies, primary sources and historical essays as well as some amazing pictures.
Watched this as prep for last night’s Feminist Postgraduate Reading Group held at Senate House where we discussed Kate Millett’s Sexual Politics. Looking forward to the next one, and to Flying: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Kate Millett
Originally posted on Women's Film and Television History Network-UK/Ireland:
From Vietnam to Video: Notes on Jane Fonda’s Films and Activism, 1970-1982 by Peter Krämer At the beginning of 1970, Jane Fonda, who had recently turned 32, received her first Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for the Depression-era drama They Shoot Horses, Don’t…
I just came across For The Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism, a documentary directed by Gerald Peary in a bibliography. Now I need to find a copy to watch! Here’s a link to the film’s website.
A PBS documentary on the Freedom Riders of the summer of 1961 A newsreel about the violence that erupted at the University of Mississippi after a black student attempted to register and the ensuing political wrangling between Kennedy and the state governor, Ross Barnett. Audio from phone conversation between Kennedy and governor Barnett Kennedy’s televised …
Just discovered some fantastic images of Berkeley circa 1973 by the photographer Nacio Jan Brown. Check them out here http://www.josephbellows.com/artists/nacio-jan-brown/#27