Cesar Chavez discusses unionizing migrant farm workers, and how nonviolent tactics made the farm workers' struggle a cause with nationwide support(grape boycott). Includes excerpt from Hard Times: Voices of the Great Depression, 1853106-3-1, -3-2. 1965047-2-1 and the song "Adelita" a Mexican Corrido.
Interviewing author Vic Banks.
Discussing the book "Starving in the shadow of plenty" with the author Loretta Schwartz-Nobel.
Mr Ridgeway and Studs talk about the energy crisis and the systematic pillaging of the land of the United States by the companies involved in harvesting natural resources. Includes: Two excerpts presented of Joe Begley of Blackey, KY talking about the state of things in Appalachia as gas companies and strip mine operators come in to destroy the land. (2403309-3-1)
Discussing "Waverly Place," (published by Grove Press) with the author Susan Brownmiller.
Discussing the book "The Fate of the Forest: Developers, Destroyers, and Defenders of the Amazon" (published by Verso) with the author, journalist Alexander Cockburn.
Terkel interviews activist and children's author Dagmar Wilson. She discusses how she goes from a children's author to an activist for anti-nuclear testing.
Terkel interviews journalist/editor/author Lois Wille.
Discussing the book "Making Gay History: The Struggle For Gay and Lesbian Equal Rights, 1945-1990: An Oral History" (published by Harper Collins) with the author, journalist Eric Marcus.