Kentucky Historical Society

Interview with Mary Zriny

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Thu, 02/22/2001




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After a brief description of her growing up and going to college in Illinois, Zriny tells of coming to the University of Louisville for Graduate School. She describes her experience with an early consciousness raising group, the intensity of the growing feminist movement and how it changed her life. She provides an insiders view of its values and activities, its relationship to other movements of the 60's and 70's, and how these movements were infiltrated by the FBI etc. She tells of the tensions within the Feminist Movement over Lesbianism and the relationship to the Gay Men's Movement. Transcript available.

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