WorldCat Identities

Thompson, Elsa Knight

Overview
Works: 111 works in 129 publications in 1 language and 264 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews 
Roles: Narrator, Interviewer, Author, Moderator, Performer
Classifications: HQ76.3.U5,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Elsa Knight Thompson
 
Most widely held works by Elsa Knight Thompson
The Homosexual in our society : transcript of a radio program in two parts( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In het eerste deel discussieerden een redacteur van de Mattachine Review, de moeder van een homozoon en een psychiater over `de problemen van de homosexueel'; in het tweede deel een psychiater, een psycholoog, een advocaat en een criminoloog over de houding van de maatschappij
The Freedom Ride by James Farmer( Recording )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Farmer, then national director of CORE, talks about the development of CORE and about the impact of the Freedom Rides in forcing desegregation of the transportation systems in the South
Interviews and interviewers by Studs Terkel( Recording )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studs Terkel and Elsa Knight Thompson discuss the techniques of interviewing
Tijerina, leader of the Alianza by Reies Tijerina( Recording )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tijerina, who heads a Mexican-American movement to reclaim hereditary land grants confiscated by the U.S. government speaks on the day following the shooting of Martin Luther King, Jr. about the problems minorities face in the United States today
Paul Robeson, world citizen : interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson and Harold Winkler( Recording )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Robeson, noted actor and political activist, relates his personal history and views in this interview with Elsa Knight Thompson, KPFA and Harold Winkler, then president of Pacifica Foundation. Robeson grew up in New Jersey, lived as an expatriot in England in the 1930's and returned to the U.S. after World War II and then became one of the activists in the early Civil Rights Movement."
What is Montessori? by Mario Montessori( )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WHAT IS MONTESSORI? / Mario Montessori and Lena Wikramaratne interviewed by Elsa Knight Thompson. Mario Montessori is the son of the founder of the famous Montessori system of education, and Miss Lena Wikramaratne is the West Coast Director of Association Montessori Internationale teacher training program. In this program, they discuss the experimental school for young children. - BROADCAST: KPFA, 7 June 1967
An interview with James Baldwin by James Baldwin( Recording )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elsa Knight Thompson and John Leonard interview James Baldwin about civil rights and literature
The Great Spirit and peyote by Truman Washington Dailey( Recording )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truman Daily of the Native American Indian Church talks with Elsa Knight Thompson about the important religious meanings to many Indians in hallucinogenic drugs. They also discuss the legal complications which arise in the United States and Mexico
Women's strike for peace( )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Herring, Patricia Trowbridge, Allan Temko, and Elain Druckman discuss their grass-roots anti-nuclear movement and the November 1, 1961 demonstration
Planned parenthood in the ghetto by Edward Lampley( )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Edward Lampley and Emily Lewis talk with Elsa Knight Thompson about the problems of birth control work in minority areas. Mrs. Lewis is Clinic Director of the Planned Parenthood Clinics in Alameda County and Dr. Lampley, who has had three years experience in Harlem hospitals, is the new director of the East Oakland Planned Parenthood clinic. They discuss birth control, family planning, prenatal care, and more
The fairness doctrine( )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steven E. Kroll, president of the Boalt Hall Student Association of the U.C. law school in Berkeley, tells Elsa Knight Thompson about the U.C. law students' complaint to the FCC against television station KPIX. Boalt Hall is the law school at the University of California, Berkeley. On December 8, 1968, KPIX in San Francisco ran a 1/2-hour film entitled "A Report To The People," sponsored by a group called Californians For A Creative Society. The film featured Governor Ronald Reagan giving his views on the state of higher education in California. The station introduced the program by saying it was "in the public interest," which Kroll took to mean the program was not a paid production and also because it was a one-sided commentary with no chance for rebuttal. Kroll called KPIX to ask where they stood on the issue of allowing such a political diatribe to go unanswered by the other side
Delano now by Dolores Huerta( )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dolores C. Huerta (1930 - ), Vice President of the United Farm Workers and Director of Contract Negotiations, discusses the negotiations centering on the 1965 Delano grape strike with KPFA's Elsa Knight Thompson. They discuss the UFW's negotiations with the produce industry, as well as the state of the grape boycott
Fashions in funerals : interview with Jessica Mitford( )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jessica Mitford, author of "The American Way of Death" (Buccaneer Books, 1963), talks with Elsa Knight Thompson about recent developments in legislation and public attitudes on death in America. Produced by KPFA and Elsa Knight Thompson. Box says recorded and broadcast on February 20, 1966, but folio listing appears in the October 1965 KPFA folio
A parent's choice( )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Evalyn Dundas, whose son Malcolm is serving a prison term for non-cooperation with the draft, discusses with Elsa Knight Thompson the problems that such a situation poses for parents. Malcolm was granted the status of conscientious objector, and joined the Peace Corps through which he was a teacher in Tanzania. He was then recalled by the government and given the draft status of 1A. Malcolm protested the draft, was arrested, and at the time of this interview, was serving a term of 18 months in Lompoc prison. Evalyn discusses her reaction to Malcolm's objections and actions, as well as how other parents have reacted to their children's actions; learning about the terms of the draft and the Vietnam war; how her own attitudes have changed from this experience; and Malcolm's experiences in prison thus far. Evalyn also shares the reactions she's received from everyone from family members to strangers, some of whom were WWII veterans, both for and against her son's stance. RECORDED: 25 July 1967. BROADCAST: KPFA, 3 Sept. 1967
Reyes Tijerina, leader of the Alianza by Reies Tijerina( Recording )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reyes Tijerina talks with Elsa Knight Thompson
Population and birth control( )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A night in Chicago( Recording )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Documentary report on the demonstrations in Chicago during the 1968 Democratic Nation [sic] Convention. Includes actuality of Bobby Seale, Black Panther Co-founder, outside the convention at a Black Panther rally, Dick Gregory at Lyndon Johnson's 'unbirthday' party, as well as reports from Alan [sic] Ginsberg and Studs Terkel of the police brutality at a religious prayer vigil."
How to do your own divorce( )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attorney Charles E. Sherman, better known as Ed Sherman, author of the book "How to do your own divorce in California" (Occidental, CA: Nolo Press, 1972), talks to Elsa Knight Thompson. Sherman advises not representing yourself in a divorce case, and discusses legal fees, divorce rates, and religious versus legal interpretations of divorce law. Also broadcast on WBAI on 7/28/71
Elizabeth G. Flynn( )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, the late chairman of the American Communist Party and a member of the party since 1927 talks with KPFA Program Director Elsa Knight Thompson about the aims and methods of the party's political activities. They also discuss the status of the party and its members in the various cultural and geographic areas of the United States, including a law in Texas that prescribes the death penalty for belonging to the Communist Party
Our children( )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Roth, physician and member of the Committee of Responsibility, talks with Elsa Knight Thompson. Roth had just returned from South Vietnam where he selected another group of war-injured children who will be given medical aid in the United States, as he discussed in a previous interview with Elsa Knight Thompson. Roth goes into detail in describing the chemical burns, amputations, and other traumatic physical ailments suffered by the civilian children of South Vietnam as a result of the war there. The program was originally aired in two parts: part one during the KPFA Marathon in May 1970; the second part during KPFA's open hour in June 1970; then broadcast in its complete form on August 6, 1970
 
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English (32)