Audio Recording June Jordan reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Feb. 12, 1979

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Title
June Jordan reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium, Feb. 12, 1979
Summary
Ms. Jordan reads eight selections from her collection entitled Passion and two selections from her collection, Things that I do in the dark.
Contributor Names
Jordan, June, 1936-2002.
Meredith, William, 1919-2007.
Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund.
Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
1979.
Contents
Song for Sojourner Truth -- Gettin' down to get over -- Taking care -- Free flight -- Poem on the murder of two human being black men, Denver A. Smith and his unidentified brother, at Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1972 -- Poem about police violence -- Memo -- A short note to my very critical and well-beloved friends -- TV is easy next to life -- Poem in honor of South African women -- Poem about my rights.
Notes
-  Introduced by William Meredith.
-  Sponsored by the Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry and Literature Fund, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
-  Recorded for the Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
1 sound tape reel : analog, 7 1/2 ips, full track, mono. ; 10 in. + program information ([4] p.)
Call Number/Physical Location
Tape 12672
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsrs/poetryarch.91740691
Library of Congress Control Number
91740691
Online Format
audio
Description
Ms. Jordan reads eight selections from her collection entitled Passion and two selections from her collection, Things that I do in the dark.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/91740691
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Chicago citation style:

Jordan, June, William Meredith, Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund, and Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. June Jordan reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium. 1979. Audio. https://www.loc.gov/item/91740691/.

APA citation style:

Jordan, J., Meredith, W., Gertrude Clarke Whittall Poetry And Literature Fund & Archive Of Recorded Poetry And Literature. (1979) June Jordan reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91740691/.

MLA citation style:

Jordan, June, et al. June Jordan reading her poems in the Coolidge Auditorium. 1979. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91740691/>.