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Beverly Smith redefines politics in light of the feminist movement

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Title:
Beverly Smith redefines politics in light of the feminist movement
Description:
In this clip, Host Barbara Barrow-Murray speaks chairs a discussion between Sherry Weingart (Co-director of the Women's Community Heath Center), Mary Alice Lee (Director of Counseling and Referrals for Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts), Beverly Smith (an instructor on women's health at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and member of the Boston Chapter Committee to End Sterilization Abuse), and Christine Bond (Director of Family Planning, Harvard St. Neighborhood Health Center about the impact of the increasing role of male physicians on women's healthcare. Beverly Smith talks about the redefinition of politics as a result of the feminist movement. Overall the program explores the issue of why there are so few women the healthcare professions and the ramifications of this on women's health. Host Barbara Barrow-Murray speaks with guests Sherry Weingart (Co-director of the Women's Community Heath Center), Mary Alice Lee (Director of Counseling and Referrals for Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts), Beverly Smith (an instructor on women's health at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and member of the Boston Chapter Committee to End Sterilization Abuse), and Christine Bond (Director of Family Planning, Harvard St. Neighborhood Health Center) about the impact of the increasing role of male physicians on women's healthcare, political issues (such as legislation and abortion) related to women's healthcare, sex and sexuality education, and whether or not sterilization is being forced deliberately on Third World women. Additional segments include a brief interview with musician Webster Lewis (Director of the Post Pop Space Rock Be Bop Gospel Tabernacle Orchestra and Chorus of Boston) conducted by Barrow-Murray in which Lewis talks about his new recording Touch My Love and his role in the 1978 Boston Disco Awards show (footage from Lewis' performance at the Disco Awards included). Produced by Barbara Barrow-Murray. Directed by David Atwood.
Creator:
Moore, Melvin
Director:
Atwood, David
Producer:
Barrow-Murray, Barbara
Contributor:
Clarke, Brian
Contributor:
Chigas, Basil
Contributor:
Koppel, Tiit
Contributor:
LeCain, Larry
Contributor:
St. Onge, David
Contributor:
Norton, Chas
Contributor:
Stewart, Aubrey
Contributor:
Rivera, George
Contributor:
Hill, Rebecca
Contributor:
Buccheri, Ron
Contributor:
LaBillois, Ann
Contributor:
Lewis, Webster
Contributor:
Merhar, Milan
Contributor:
Mackles, Gene
Contributor:
Wareham, Skip
Contributor:
Smith, Lee
Contributor:
Sullivan, John L.
Contributor:
Horne, Danny
Contributor:
Mahard, Fran
Contributor:
Clark, Marvin
Contributor:
Johnson, Nat
Researcher:
Yang, Eileen
Contributor:
Payne, Hunter
Contributor:
White, Conrad
Contributor:
Fairweather, Bill
Host:
Barrow-Murray, Barbara
Contributor:
Bordett, Bruce
Contributor:
Rosenthal, Iris
Contributor:
Demers, Leo
Contributor:
Coleman, Vern
Contributor:
MacKnight, John
Date:
April 14, 1978
Format:
Film/Video
Location:
WGBH
Collection (local):
WGBH Open Vault
Series:
Say Brother
Subjects:
Women's Community Heath Center
Lee, Mary Alice
Weingart, Sherry
Smith, Beverly
Civil rights
Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts
Lewis, Webster
Women's health services
Women's rights
Post Pop Space Rock Be Bop Gospel Tabernacle Orchestra and Chorus
Segregation
Boston Chapter Committee to End Sterilization
Women in medicine
Bond, Christine
Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center
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Publisher:
WGBH Educational Foundation
Identifier:
V_C580796E42AD43B587E06F378ADB98BC