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Rally for disarmament
Foster, Gloria, 1936-2001 (Host)
Barnet, Richard J (Speaker)
Papp, Joseph (Speaker)
Streep, Meryl (Speaker)
Foss, Lukas, 1922-2009 (Speaker)
Burstyn, Ellen, 1932- (Speaker)
Houston-Jones, Ishmael (Speaker)
Dewhurst, Colleen (Speaker)
Gregory, André (Speaker)
Taylor, James, 1948- (Singer)
Brown, Trisha, 1936-2017 (Contributor)
Anderson, Laurie, 1947- (Composer)
Gilbert, Ronnie (Singer)
Performing Artists for Nuclear Disarmament (Contributor)
Mabou Mines (Theater group) (Contributor)
José Limón Dance Company (Performer)
Video D Studios (Videographer)

Dance Theater Workshop Video Archive

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1982
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZIDF 8547
Shelf locator: *MGZIC 9-6157 (former)
Dance Theater Workshop
Performing arts -- Political aspects
Politics in art
Nuclear disarmament
Dancers -- Political activity
There is a time (Choreographic work : Limón)
Filmed performances
Statement of responsibility: organized by Performing Artists for Nuclear Disarmament.
Content: Title and date from original container.
Content: Use channel 2 on cassette 1 only to avoid buzz on audio. Temporary loss of audio at ca. 39 min. on cassette 3.
Performers: Master of ceremonies: Gloria Foster.
Venue: Videotaped in performance at Symphony Space, New York, on April 5, 1982, by Video D Studios.
Funding: Preservation of this video was supported by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 videocassettes (195 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Program of speeches and performances advocating nuclear disarmament. Among the many speakers are Richard J. Barnet, Dr. Jonathan Lorch of Physicians for Social Responsibility, Joseph Papp, Meryl Streep, Cora White of the Riverside Church Disarmament Program, Lukas Foss, Ellen Burstyn, Ishmael Houston-Jones, Colleen Dewhurst, Andre Gregory, and Trisha Brown. The performances include a selection from Dead end kids, performed by Mabou Mines ; excerpts from José Limón's There is a time, danced by the José Limón Dance Company ; a musical piece by Laurie Anderson ; and songs by James Taylor and Ronnie Gilbert.
Type of Resource
Moving image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14430973
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e3163170-8129-0135-754a-0db724f93766
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Item timeline of events

  • 1936: Creator Born
  • 1982: Issued
  • 2001: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rally for disarmament" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1982.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "Rally for disarmament" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 25, 2024.

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Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1982). Rally for disarmament Retrieved from

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Rally for disarmament