Bob and Joan Ericksen, both educators, artists, and environmental ecologists, discuss the literary work of Peter Weiss' "I Come Out of My Hiding Place" and environmental ecology. Excerpt of Peter Weiss reading from "I Come Out of My Hiding Place." The book speaks of why he writes and why he pursues his art (unknown source). The interview ends with a reading by Studs of an excerpt fro, Gustav Meyrink's "The Green Face."
Nuclear physicist, Dr. Leo Seren, discusses atomic fission and nuclear experiments.
Studs Terkel interview with James Cameron, Brittish journalist. They discuss the objective truth and facts of journalism. Cameron shares his experience with a dying Winston Churchill and his views on science and human values. Politics, youth, and the atomic bomb are also topics in this interview. Studs quotes Albert Einstein and Sidney Burnstein, while Cameron quotes Oliver Cromwell. James Cameron's book, "Point of Departure" is also mentioned in the interview.
Discussing the book "The civilizing process" with the author Norbert Elias.