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Interviews

 

 

Contemporary Interviews

Focus On Women - aired on cable

Gladys Beckwith, Virginia White.
Produced at WGLM East Lansing, MI 48823. ©Evelyn C. Spears, Focus On Women, 1992. 30:22.
Interview with Gladys about the Women's Hall of Fame, especially the honorees. Other issues include the
importance of reclaiming women's history series and the High Flying Women's Exhibit.

Justice B. Nettles-Nickerson, Elizabeth Giese. Evelyn C. Spears at WGLM East Lansing, MI 48823. ©Evelyn C. Spears, Focus On Women, 1992. 30:42.
Topics include Nettles-Nickerson's experience working
in a field previously exclusive to men, multi-cultural issues as well as her opinion on various public issues.

A Tea in the Garden. Studios of WELM, East Lansing, MI 48823. ©Focus On Women 1996, 26:30.
Event held by the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame and
Historical Center featuring barbershop quartets,
a Potter Park exhibit, storytellers, ballet, a harpist
and a chorus.

Madonna Magazine - aired on cable

Patricia Hill Burnett, Dennis Neubacher. Charles Derry. ©1996 Madonna University, 28:39.
Interview with Burnett who founded the first Michigan
chapter of NOW. Topics include her view on various
women's issues as well as her life as an artist and
feminist.

Who's Who - aired on cable


Gladys Beckwith, Virginia White. Jen Kampka. ©1995, 31:13.
Information about the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame as well as its members and honorees.

Elizabeth Homer Giese, Virginia White, part 1. Jen Kampka. © 1995, 29:18.
Topics include women's suffrage, a.k.a. the "diamond jubilee", the exhibit in the Hall of Fame on suffrage, as well as various women's issues.

Elizabeth Homer Giese, Virginia White, part 2. Jen Kampka. © 1995, 30:20.
Slide show documenting the suffragist movement in Michigan.

Betty MacDowell, Virginia White. Jen Kampka. ©1995, 29:22.
Interview with MacDowell about the "diamond jubilee"
celebrating 75 years of gaining the vote as well as
discussion of her book, Michigan Women Firsts and Founders.


Women On the Move - aired on cable

Catherine Carter Blackwell, Betty Schelling. BJ Schelling. ©January 25, 1995 Schelling, 30:29.
Topics include African and American history and culture. She also tells a story using cultural artifacts. 95.04.03

Elizabeth Homer Giese, Gretchen Pugsley. BJ Schelling. ©1991 Schelling, 59:49.
Content of interview includes the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame, women's history, central figures in the Women's Hall of Fame, as well as a brief tour of the museum.

Debbie Stabenow, Gretchen Pugsley. BJ Schelling. ©1994 Schelling, 30:00.
Stabenow talks about her life, women in politics,
various women's issues, education and her career paths. 95.04.01.