Mr. Pollak editor of "[More]" an investigative journalism magazine and author of "Stop the Presses, I Want To Get Off!", talks with Studs about his life and work. Both Studs and Mr Pollak read excerpts from the book.
Peter Lyon discusses the book "Success Story: The Life and Times of S. S. McClure." Includes recitation of "Immortality" by William Jennings Bryan.
Iván Boldizsár discusses Hungarian folk music, lyrical translations, and the difference in writing and educating peasants versus city dwellers in Hungary.
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."
Interviewing Edward Keating editor of "Ramparts
Reading prose from Spain and Poland by editor of Northwestern Literary Magazine "Tri-Quarterly" with editor Reginald Gibbons.
Soviet intellectuals Tamara Mamedova, Nicolai Pogodin, and Anatol Safronov talk with Studs Terkel about their work with the Institute for Soviet-American Relations (U.S.) and Soviet arts and culture.
Interviewing author and editor of Ebony Magazine Ben Burns.
Presenting music and interviewing studio musicians Pat Ferrari, Ron Steele and Jim Crockett editor of Guitar Play Magazine.
Terkel interviews journalist/editor/author Lois Wille.
Eric Lüth discusses his experiences, observations, and accounts of life in Hamburg, Germany during the rise and fall of Hitler. He recounts how as a member of Parliament he brought in Hitler's, "Mein Kampf" and read portions aloud and was laughed at by his colleagues. He states they were blind to what Hitler declared in his book he would do and some are still blind by wanting to rub out their past, their history.
Studs continues his interview with Eric Luth in Hamburg, Germany. The audio breaks at 25:23 and continues on a Sat at 25:28 till its conclusion at 35:43. Eric Luth conveys stories of humanity by both German prisoners towards Russian prisoners whose treatment was dictated by the Nazi party to not offer any winter clothing or shoes to provide comfort. The German laborers provided a human solidarity that brought them food, clothes and soap.