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Lesbian Nation - Softball Game, N. O. W. Sports, J. Rawcliffe on Track

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Lesbian Nation - Softball Game, N. O. W. Sports, J. Rawcliffe on Track

Date Created

1973-09-24

Title

Lesbian Nation

Description

Sportscast from Feminist Softball Game; interviews with Judy Wenning on N.O.W. Taskforce on sports, and Judy Rawcliffe on her career in track + field: The 2nd annual Feminist Fumbler Softball Game held in Prospect Park.

Interview with Judy Wenning President of New York N.O.W and head of N.O.W Task Force on sports; Implementing sports committees in the 600 N.O.W chapters; Supporting Rep. Griffiths, Martha W. [D-MI-17] bill to amend the act to incorporate Little League Baseball to provide that the league shall be open to girls as well as to boys; Enforce Title IX, which bars disrimination based on sex in school programming; Expand media coverage of women in sports, references Billie Jean King's tennis match with Bobby Riggs.

Judith Rawcliffe, a competitive runner, track events coordinator at New York's women's olympics sponsored by Lesbian Feminist Liberation and N.O.W. Rawcliffe discusses her experiences in track and field; the importance of sports recreation for health.

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“Lesbian Nation - Softball Game, N. O. W. Sports, J. Rawcliffe on Track,” LHA Herstories: Audio/Visual Collections of the LHA, accessed July 15, 2020, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/document/887.