Book Discussion on Heartbreak

Author and activist Andrea Dworkin talked about her latest book, Heartbreak: The Political Memoir of a Feminist Militant, published by… read more

Author and activist Andrea Dworkin talked about her latest book, Heartbreak: The Political Memoir of a Feminist Militant, published by Basic Books. Ms. Dworkin described her evolution from youthful devotee of music and books to campaigner against pornography and prostitution and international advocate for women. She talked about her self-imposed exile in Crete where she taught herself to write. After discovering the works of early second-wave feminists, Ms. Dworkin had vowed to “give my life to the movement.” The Radcliffe Institute’s Schlesinger Library recently acquired Ms. Dworkin’s personal papers. At the end of the program Ms. Dworkin answered questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Heartbreak

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Public Affairs Event
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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Mar 30, 2002
Last Aired:
Jun 15, 2002

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  • Mar 30, 2002 | 2:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 31, 2002 | 4:35am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 15, 2002 | 10:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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