Discussing the book, "Eighty Years at Hull House," and interviewing the co-author, Mary Lynn McCree Bryan. Mary Lynn McCree Bryan discusses the Hull House and its founders in Chicago, Illinois. Includes two clips of Florence Scala speaking: one about nature and about a tree that was taken down at Hull House and one about Jane Addams. Includes a clip of Jessie Binford discussing Jane Addams.
Allen Davis talks with Studs about his recently published biography "American Heroine: The Life and Legend of Jane Addams" A Nobel Peace Prize winner, Jane Addams was one of the founders of Hull House, a social reformer, a suffragist and pacifist. Allen Davis discusses her life. Interview begins with an excerpt of Jessie Binford talking about Jane Addams and Hull House Chicago (1863362-3-1).
Friar Tuck, as he was also known, was very active in socialist causes in Chicago. In the sweatshops, working fourteen or fifteen hours was the norm. Carolyn Ashbaugh's book "Lucy Parsons" goes over Parsons' movement for the 8-hour work day.
Interviewing author and educator Bill Ayers. Ayers is Professor of Education and University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago.