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In her August 1993 interview with Ron Chepesiuk, Annie Popkin detailed her activist life, especially in the Radical Sixties. Popkin, who at the time was a Women’s Studies professor, discussed such topics as Women’s Liberation, the Religious Right, the New and Old Left, homophobia, homosexuality, Marxism, the Civil Rights movement, Beatniks, and sexism. She also covered feminism, Gloria Steinem, McCarthyism, the Southern Organizing Committee, male chauvinism, and Betty Friedan. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.
1 hour, 35 minutes
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Feminism, Bread and Roses, Women’s Studies, Women’s Liberation, homophobia, homosexuality, Marxism, Gloria Steinem, Rush Limbaugh, Religious Right, New Left, Freedom Summer (Mississippi Summer), March on Washington, Black Power, Civil Rights movement, McCarthyism, Beatnik, Southern Organizing Committee (SOC), male chauvinism, Betty Friedan
Sixties Radicals, Then and Now: Candid Conversations with Those Who Shaped the Era © 2008  Ron Chepesiuk by permission of McFarland & Company, Inc., Box 611, Jefferson NC 28640. www.mcfarlandpub.com.