Discussing "Discrimination in metropolitan Chicago" and interviewing Curtiss Brooks, Jan Hestor, and Philip Hauser. They discuss discrimination, poverty programs, education, employment. Includes an interview with a man named Jimmy talking about welfare.
Studs Terkel discusses gang life with Allan Evans and Henry Jordan, members of the Vice Lords, an urban street gang based in Chicago. Evans and Jordan were both born and grew up in Chicago.
Discussing the STEP School for autistic children with Alice Jerome, Mrs. Alberta Patterson, and Sally Heynemann. Topics include the behavior of the students, parental involvement, and the methods used at the STEP School and other schools. Includes a recording of children singing "Michael Finnegan." asdf
Discussing "Discrimination in metropolitan Chicago" with Curtiss Brooks, employment specialist, Chicago Urban League, Jane Weston, housing specialist, American Friends Service Committee, and Philip Hauser, Sociology Department of University of Chicago. Brooks, Weston and Hauser provide data, reports and statistics to debunk the myths concerning the Black market for housing in Chicago. Weston states that public attitudes have changed and Real Estate must listen and accommodate open occupancy. Another myth that is discussed is that property values will go down if Blacks move in.
Interviewing author and educator Bill Ayers. Ayers is Professor of Education and University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago.