The Truth About Women (Part 1)
|Work In Progress|
|Original Broadcast Date|
|Two anonymous women|
|Real People, 60 minutes|
|Preceded by:||Night (Remix)|
|Followed by:||The Truth About Women (Part 2)|
"I became involved with this, this guy once..."
The Truth About Women (Part 1) is a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series Work In Progress. It was originally broadcast in 1990.
A woman talks about her relationships. She dates a man who is engaged, an impotent man. She has a light-hearted relationship with a lying womanizer who brings two girlfriends to a dance and lies about it and forgives himself. Overlapping women's voices. Two women talk about picking up guys in bars. Another woman discusses a past relationship in the second person: Meeting at a party and playing a truth game. An ambiguous relationship and dating other people, being unable to sleep.
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The original broadcast credits state: "Recorded by Jack Cheeseborough and Joe Frank, and mixed by Jerry Summers. Music by Gabrielle Roth & The Mirrors and Steve Roach. Additional music by Jerry Summers and Joe Frank." [Jerry Summers states that he did not in fact compose music for this show.]