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Miriam Slifkin, March 24, 1995. Interview G-0175.
The Role of the Rape Crisis Center and the National Organization for Women in Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Founder of the Orange County Rape Crisis Center Miriam Slifkin discusses the issue of rape within the context of the local women's movement in Orange County, North Carolina. The founding of the OCRCC was illustrative of growing tensions between feminism and anti-feminism in Orange County. The issue of rape is also situated more broadly within the context of the women's liberation movement in the 1970s, especially in relationship to legal changes, the formation of women's studies curriculum, and the relationship between local and national aspects of the movement.
Interviewee: Miriam Slifkin    Interviewer: Lynne Degitz
Duration: 01:50:20     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 7 excerpts.