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  • dave williams
    I CANNOT WAIT!!! YES THE VCR WILL BE ROLLING!!!! Emma Goldman (along with Alexander Berkman) is probably my all time favourite person in history! -Dave
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      I CANNOT WAIT!!! YES THE VCR WILL BE ROLLING!!!! Emma
      Goldman (along with Alexander Berkman) is probably my
      all time favourite person in history!
      -Dave Williams
      --- Dan Clore <clore@...> wrote:
      > To: smygo@yahoogroups.com
      > From: Dan Clore <clore@...>
      > Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2004 10:06:01 -0700
      > Subject: [smygo] Emma Goldman Documentary Draws on
      > Berkely Archives
      >
      > News & Views for Anarchists & Activists:
      > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/smygo
      >
      > UCBerkeleyNews
      > Emma Goldman documentary draws on Berkeley archives
      > By Kathleen Maclay, Media Relations
      > 07 April 2004
      >
      > BERKELEY -- A University of California, Berkeley,
      > research
      > unit plays a role in a TV documentary on anarchist
      > and
      > radical feminist Emma Goldman, being broadcast by
      > the Public
      > Broadcasting Service next Monday.
      >
      > The Emma Goldman Papers Project opened its doors to
      > the
      > filmmakers, providing research materials and
      > information
      > contained in the film, said Barry Pateman, an
      > historian and
      > associate editor with the campus-based project.
      > Since 1980,
      > the project has collected and edited tens of
      > thousands of
      > documents about Goldman. Later this year, University
      > of
      > California Press is publishing "Making Speech Free,"
      > the
      > project�s second in a four-volume American Years
      > series
      > about Goldman.
      >
      > The 90-minute film, airing on the PBS program
      > "American
      > Experience" at 9 p.m. April 12, tells the story of
      > Goldman,
      > the anarchist writer and lecturer who spoke
      > fearlessly in
      > support of free speech, birth control, women�s
      > rights and
      > labor. She spoke out against government and big
      > business,
      > but her outspoken opposition to war and World War I,
      > along
      > with her protest against the draft, led to the
      > deportation
      > of this so-called "most dangerous anarchist in
      > America." She
      > was ordered back to her native Russia in 1919, and
      > returned
      > just once to the United States before her death in
      > Toronto
      > in 1940.
      >
      > Pateman said director Mel Bucklin visited the Emma
      > Goldman
      > Papers Project in 1997 to review documents and
      > photographic
      > material and to interview all project editors. An
      > extensive
      > interview with Pateman is interspersed throughout
      > the film,
      > and he is credited as one of its advisors.
      >
      > Candace Falk, founding director and editor of the
      > Emma
      > Goldman Papers, said she is thrilled that the
      > project�s work
      > of the past 25 years has helped lay the foundation
      > for
      > bringing the deported Goldman firmly back into the
      > "American
      > Experience." Falk noted that another documentary,
      > "Anarchist
      > Guest" by Coleman Romalis, which aired last year in
      > the
      > United States and Canada, also relied heavily on the
      > Emma
      > Goldman Papers archive and on staff interviews.
      >
      > "I hope the gathering interest represented by the
      > upcoming
      > �American Experience� feature on Emma Goldman marks
      > a new
      > wave of interest in one of the most eloquent women
      > of the
      > 20th century, whose words continue to resonate and
      > inspire
      > -- especially now," Falk said.
      >
      > More information about the Emma Goldman Papers
      > Project is
      > available on the project's website:
      >
      http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Goldman/Project/project.html
      >
      > --
      > Dan Clore
      >
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