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Discussing the book "Covering Islam" with the author Edward Said.
Charles E. Silberman and his wife Arlene Silberman discuss education and Charles Silberman's book "Crisis in the Classroom". Includes a clip of Studs Terkel interviewing a student.
An engrossing, half-hour interview conducted while Taylor was visiting Chicago on a lecture tour. The two discuss student discontent on campuses across the United States, intellectuals' work in military defense and cynicism among those in the professional-education hierarchy.
Discussing the book, "Students Without Teachers: The Crisis in the University," and interviewing its author, Dr. Harold Taylor (2 parts). Dr. Taylor is an educator.
The Arts Lab Movement was created by Jim Haynes in 182 Drury Lane, London. Studs Terkel interviews Kelly Swenson.
Ms. Russell was a social worker with the YWCA in China from 1917-1943, and the executive director of the Committee for a Democratic Far Eastern Policy from 1946-1952. Ms Russell speaks of her time and work in China, about U.S./China relations and the cultural revolution taking place in China. Includes excerpt of Joshua Horn talking about a worker who got burned while working at a steel factory in China. He speaks of the outpouring help for the man from the community of Shanghi.(1934055-3-1)
A short clip of Studs Interviewing educator Harold Taylor. The two briefly discuss what it would be like for the United States of America to use its resources in a way to become a "vast meeting ground of people," in which American citizens are exposed to a variety of the arts from different cultures in an effort to become a "teacher in the world."
Northeastern Illinois University professor June Sochen discusses her book "Movers and shakers;: American women thinkers and activists, 1900-1970". Sochen and Studs cover a wide range of female activists and radicals who fundamentally reshaped American society via their efforts in the labor movement and union organizing, the arts and culture, and research.
Condit wrote the book The Chicago School of Architecture: A History of Commercial and Public Building in the Chicago Area, 1875-1925, and English edited The Testament of Stone: Themes of Idealism and Indignation from the Writings of Louis Sullivan.
Discussing the Chicago Area Writing Project with authors and educators Hank De Zutter, Betty Jane Wagner and Barbara Kotto.
Discussing the book "Who Rules America Now?: A View for the '80s" (published by Prentice Hall) with author and educator William Domhoff.
Biologist and author Barry Commoner discusses his book "The Poverty of Power: Energy and the Economic Crisis."