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cleaning woman Aie Lu, and kitchen worker Xiau Chen in China
Harry Jackson discusses his career as a singer, painter, and sculptor and the inspiration he took from fellow contemporaries and Italian sculpture. Between 10:00 and 11:00, Jackson remarks that Mary Wright "from the south fork of the Shoshone River" is in the studio with them.
Jeanne Stellman discusses her book, "Work Is Dangerous to Your Health: A Handbook of Health Hazards in the Workplace and What You Can Do About Them," and workplace safety issues in a variety of industries. Topics of discussion include the importance of prioritizing health in the workplace and consulting workers on workplace safety issues, and industry responses to occupational hazards.
Abram Loft discusses his career, his book "Violin and Keyboard", art, and music education. Includes Abram Loft reading a passage from his book "Violin and Keyboard". Includes Abram Loft reading excerpts from newspapers.
Luis Valdez, author of the play, "Zoot Suit," and editor of "Aztlan: An Anthology of Mexican American Literature," discusses the Chicano experience; music by Mexican-American artists is played and discussed throughout the program.
Discussing the biography, "Unrepentant Radical: An American Activist's Account of Five Turbulent Decades," with the author Sidney Lens.
Interviewing designer-architect George Nakashima.
Discussing steelworkers and interviewing Ed Sadlowski of the United Steelworkers of America and Ted Smolarek. Includes Pete Seeger's songs "Pittsburgh Town" at the beginning and "Talking Union" at the end.
Discussing Maxwell Street with Lew Kreinberg and vendors German (Herman) Leyte, and Nate Duncan.
Discussing death on the job with Dan Berman and Bob Fowler.
After writing the book “Flying High” about her experiences as an airline stewardess, Elizabeth Rich moved on to research the trend of skyjacking in her second book “Flying Scared: Why We Are Being Skyjacked and How to Put a Stop to It.” Rich is one of the first people to conduct a study on these crimes, and criticizes both the US government and Federal Aviation Administration for essentially ignoring repeated skyjacking.