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Women Changing Power.

Bella Abzug's political career began as a student at Hunter College. After graduating, she attended Columbia Law School, and began to practice law. She is a founding member of Women Strike for Peace and served as the national political director for ten years. Abzug was elected to Congress in 1970, where she was the co-founder of the National Women's Political Caucus. Abzug is currently the president of Women USA, a group working to get-out-the-vote among women.

51:38

Rita Mae Brown on Her Southern Roots.

Novelist Rita Mae Brown is known for her lesbian and "Southern" fiction. She joins the show to discuss her family and growing up in the South. Brown's latest novel is "High Hearts."

22:28

Pakistani Writer Bapsi Sidhwa.

Pakistani writer Bapsi Sidhwa (Bop-see SEED-wah). Her new novel is "Cracking India," which tells the story of the Partition of India through the eyes of an eight-year-old girl named Lenny. Sidhwa has written other novels as well, "The Bride," and "Ice-Candy-Man," both stories told through female characters. She'll talk with Terry about her books and women's rights in Pakistan.

22:23

Pakistani Writer Bapsi Sidhwa

Sidhwa's latest novel is "Cracking India," which tells the story of the Partition of India through the eyes of an eight-year-old girl named Lenny. She also wrote the novels "The Bride," and "Ice-Candy-Man," both of which are narrated by women. She'll talk with Terry about her books and women's rights in Pakistan.

22:55

Alexander Sanger Carries on His Grandmother's Work.

President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of New York City, Alexander Sanger. Terry will talk with him about his work there, and about carrying on the work that his grandmother, Margaret Sanger pioneered. One of the projects they are involved in is training doctors in abortion practices. This is in response to a drop in training programs in OB/GYN residency programs, where it's fallen 50 percent since 1985.

21:57

Reports from the U. N. Women's Conference in Beijing.

Political scientist, specializing in women's studies, Amrita Basu. She teaches at Amherst College, and has just edited a collection of essays on women's movements worldwide, The Challenge Local Feminisms: Women's Movements in Global Perspective, (Westview Press).

Reporter Vicky Que is a reporter at WHYY in Philadelphia, and is attending the NGO Forum on Women, and the Conference on Women in Beijing.

11:45

Women from the Archives: Pakistani Writer Bapsi Sidhwa.

Pakistani writer Bapsi Sidhwa. Her novel Cracking India, tells the story of the Partition of India through the eyes of an eight-year-old girl named Lenny. Sidhwa has written other novels as well, The Bride, and Ice-Candy-Man, both stories are told through female characters. (REBROADCAST originally aired 10/29/91)

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