Discussing "How the Good Guys Finally Won : Notes from an Impeachment Summer" and interviewing Jimmy Breslin.
James Mills, a novelist and journalist, talks to Studs about his book "Report to the Commissioner". Mr. Mills and Studs discuss the story and Mr. Mills goes in depth into the process of police detectives working a case. Studs plays an excerpt of a Chicago policeman talking about working on the tactical squad on the police force. The policeman tells of how they go into a neighborhood as civilians to stop crime.
Ira B. Harkey discusses the south, civil rights, race relations, racism, his newspaper, and his career. Includes Ira Harkey reading his writing from his newspaper the Mississippi "Chronicle-Star."
Discussing the book "Edgar Snow's China" with the author Lois Wheeler Snow.
Interviewing author Patricia Bosworth.
Discussing the book "Killings" with the author Calvin Trillin.
Discussing "Inside the League: The Shocking Expose of How Terrorists, Nazis, and Latin American Death Squads have Infiltrated the World Anti-Communist League" (published by Dodd Mead & Co.) with the authors, journalists Scott Anderson and Jon Lee Anderson.
Discussing the book "The First Century : The Chicago Bar Association, 1874-1974" and interviewing the author Herman Kogan.
Studs and investigative journalist Fred J. Cook discuss Cook's book "The Corrupted Land: The Social Morality of Modern Americans" (Macmillan, 1966). The main topics of conversation are social morality and the corruption of the American business ethic. Terkel and Cook discuss unsung heroes, television quiz scandals,