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Overview Dolly Browder describes her family's labor background and suggests that it encouraged the non-conformist attitude that led to her forming the first all women forest firefighting crew called the Red Star, actively participating in 1970s women's consciousness raising groups, becoming a midwife, battling to attain legal status for midwifery in Montana, and training new midwives. Browder was also active in organizations such as the University of Montana Women's Resource Center, Women's Place, and...
Dates: 2002 March 4
Overview Sally Mullen describes her family background, her experience as a founding member of the Blue Mountain Clinic in Missoula, and her three stints as executive director of that organization. Mullen relates her experiences with staffing the clinic, social views of abortion, anti-choice protesters, the fire-bombing of the clinic, and the rebuilding process. Mullen considers feminism and women's right at a national and international level.
Dates: 2002 November 28
Overview Willa Craig summarizes her background and explains how she started working in the women's health care field in Missoula, Montana, first at Planned Parenthood as a birth control counselor and then at Blue Mountain Clinic. Craig explains her stance as a pro choice advocate and discusses her work as the director of Blue Mountain Clinic during turbulent times of difficulties in locating and retaining physicians who performed abortions, anti-choice protesters, the fire-bombing of the clinic, and the...
Dates: 2002 April 3