#38-17 Pat Bond’s “Murder in the WAC”

Pat Bond (February 27, 1925 – December 24, 1990) was an American actress who starred on stage and on television, as well as in motion pictures, but was loved for her witty one-woman shows about lesbians, such as Gerty Gery Stein Is Back Back Back. In Murder In The W.A.C., recorded in New York City in 1982, Bond tells her own story and others’ about being lesbian in the Women’s Army Corps during and after WWII. She warns about how freedom and acceptance can suddenly be reversed.

Featured Speakers/Guests: Pat Bond

Credits: Recorded live by Katherine Davenport in 1982; produced for WINGS by Frieda Werden.

Comments: Slightly adapted from versions aired in 2009 and 2015.