October 6, 1972 - Women's rights and new roles within the Lutheran Church, including ordination, is subject of a roundtable discussion.
October 18, 1972 - MPR’s Connie Goldman talks with Pat Huss, who discusses the results of Minnesota Public Interest Research Group survey on Twin Cities employment agencies.
October 30, 1972 - An interview about young women on college campuses and their involvement with older women’s organizations.
October 30, 1972 - Gloria Steinem, editor of Ms. Magazine, speaks at a DFL forum on the changing role for women. Steinem talks with MPR’s Connie Goldman and attendees at event.
November 24, 1972 - Teacher and poet Don Luther Lee, later known as Haki R. Madhubuti, performs poetry reading and speaks on the importance of language to some African American poets.
January 1, 1973 - MER presents Greg Barron’s radio documentary “A Story About Dogs,” a feature which examines the plight of dogs caught up in Twin Cities area pounds. Program includes various interviews with animal advocates, dog owners, pound/kennel staff members, and various officials.
January 20, 1973 - Eugene McCarthy speaks at the Peace Conference held at the Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, MN. The speech focuses on the ongoing Vietnam War.
February 5, 1973 - Debate at Minnesota State Legislature over the Equal Rights Amendment. Includes various male speakers for and against.
February 5, 1973 - Excerpt of The Minnesota state senate debate on whether or not to ratify the highly controversial Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the United States Constitution.
February 5, 1973 - Excerpt of debate in Minnesota senate over the state’s ratification of Equal Rights Amendment. Professor Alan Speer of the University of Minnesota, declares his desire to see the Minnesota State Senate put debate and research aside to vote on, and pass, ratification for the Equal Rights Amendment. His view is countered by Senator William Kirchner, who feels that recent research calls for more study.