Monthly Archives: August 2016

Empowering Women with Education and a Lucrative Sewing Project (Sylvia Gregory — Part 3 )

   Their challenges are different from ours so they’ve developed differently.  Their natural intelligence is huge just like any other group of people, right? I feel it’s really important that schools take children who are six years old down to … Continue reading

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Salvadoran Death Squad Survivors Build a New Life (Sylvia Gregory — Part 2 of 3)

One of the women in town, whose life story I took down while I was there, said that when they came to her town, well, they came to her family in March of 1980, same month, same year, that Archbishop … Continue reading

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An American in El Salvador Helps Refugees Facing Death Squads (Sylvia Gregory — Part 1 of 3)

It’s June 30th, 2016 and I’m interviewing Sylvia Gregory. I know you’re a physician assistant. Before that, what did you do? And when did you go into your present field? Oh, I did everything from teaching piano to doing remodeling … Continue reading

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Expelled from the Communist Party, an Activist Still (Jack Radey — Part 3 of 3)

Was there some point at which you stopped being involved in this sort of thing? About three weeks ago. [laughs] There was a point though — I joined the Communist Party in 1966. By 1976 I was quite weary of … Continue reading

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Berkeley and New York During the Sixties (Jack Radey — Part 2 of 3)

I became part of the anti-war movement. The Vietnam Day Committee in Berkeley put on Vietnam Day. There were four members of the W.E.B. DuBois club and Jerry Rubin who made up the initial committee that put it on. Jerry … Continue reading

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A Berkeley Radical Joins the Communist Party (Jack Radey, Part 1 of 3)

Jack: It’s the 22nd of June, 2016, the 75th anniversary of the German invasion of the Soviet Union. Which brought about the demise of the Third Reich and eventually of the Soviet Union as well. I know that you were … Continue reading

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A Presbyterian Minister Speaks Out (Bruce Cameron)

It’s June 16th and I’m recording an interview with Bruce Cameron. I understand you’re a Presbyterian minister, but you’re retired now. Retired now. I used to do occasional Sunday substitute work. I was ordained in 1978. I also took some … Continue reading

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