New World Notes - What Does Woman Want?
This week on New World Notes: radio program #314, March 11, 2014, from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. (and on Wednesday from 8:30 to 9:00 p.m.), host Kenneth Dowst celebrates International Women's Day (March 8).
You will hear an "encore performance" (that is, a rerun) of portions of an installment from 2009. It features a brief but shrewd and funny speech by Dr. Joycelyn Elders on human sexuality, women's health, women's rights, and warped national priorities.
Elders was Surgeon General of the United States (1993-1994). President Clinton fired her for her vocal advocacy of liberal and sane public-health policies. (She opposed both "abstinence-based sex education" and the Drug War.)
Plus a monologue by K.D., a relevant song by The Foremen, and part of another by James McMurtry.
Listener Advisory: Contains adult themes and language.
Elders' talk courtesy of the National Radio Project.
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