Discussing Chicago architect Daniel Burnham with Tom Hines, Bill Hasbrouck and Harry Weese.
Studs Terkel rebroadcasts a discussion on the Chicago School of Architecture and its future in memory of Carl Condit. Carl Condit, Richard Nickel, and Ben Weese share their opinions on the Auditorium Theatre, University of Illinois-Circle Campus, Chicago Civic Center, Monadnock Building, and historical continuity.
Curator John Zukowsky and architect Stanley Tigerman discuss their architecture exhibit and the controversy surrounding it.
Ann Banks discusses her book First Person America, published in November 1980, which documents over 80 oral histories from the time of the Federal Writers' Project, which was part of Works Progress Administration.