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Building Bridges Radio presents Silkwood -A Women's History Month Special

by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2002 at 6:16 PM
knash@igc.org

Building Bridges:Your Community & Labor Report produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash presents Silkwood-a 58min radio program.Building Bridges is regularly broadcast over WBAI 2-3 PM EST streams live atwww.2600.com/offthehook/hot.2.ram & rebroadcast Wednesdays at 8pm EST on WBAI in Exile www.wbix.org To listen to Silkwood click the indymedia link.


http://la.indymedia.org/uploads/2002/03/silkwood2.mp3

Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report
Produced by Mimi Rosenberg and Ken Nash
Presents

Women’s History Month Special
SILKWOOD

Karen Silkwood was a courageous woman. She died doing what she thought was right: protecting the lives of her coworkers and the public. It was her concern about the dangerous health and safety working conditions at Kerr-McGee Nuclear Corporation's Facility in Oklahoma that prompted her activism and willingness to challenge corrupt corporate behavior.

Remembering Silkwood's legacy in this 58 minute radio drama will be many who fought alongside her to make the company's criminally negligent behavior an issue. Joining in the special tribute is actress Meryl Streep who helped immortalize the Silkwood’s story in film. The music of Toshi Reagon, Sweet Honey and Alice Coltrain highlight and
help tell the story of Silkwood. Their lyrical strains stand out in frightening relief against the terrifying sounds of sirens announcing radiation breaches and the contamination of workers.

The story of Silkwood, a "stand-up girl" is the story of the class struggle.From the needle trades workers around the world and at home, to the poultry workers in Hamlet, North Carolina, who like the young women before them
who burnt to death at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, when the bosses locked the exits, Silkwood embodies the feminist inspiration to better our work environment and the society for all.

Please give us feedback on this show or Building Bridges
CONTACT Ken Nash – knash@igc.org
Also contact above to be added to our weekly announcements

Archived Building Bridges programs can be heard at
www.buildingbridgesradio.org

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