Discussing the book "The Electronic Sweatshop: How Computers are Transforming the Office of the Future into the Factory of the Past" (published by Simon & Schuster) with the author, journalist Barbara Garson.
Presenting an award-winning summary program of "Hard Times: an oral history of the great depression" series 1971-72: "A gathering of survivors" (part two) with Jim Sheridan, Pauline Kael, Emma Tiller, Frank Czerwonka, Cesar Chavez, William Benton, Sidney Weinberg. Chapter 12.
Presenting at the Picasso unveiling: dedication ceremony and comments 30th anniversary.
Studs discusses literature, mining and Moberly, Missouri with author Jack Conroy. Conroy had recently (1966) released "Anyplace But Here", a republished version of "They Seek A City", in collaboration with Arna Bontemps. Topics include proletarian literature, coal mining in America, Conroy's home town of Moberly, Missouri, and Conroy's earlier work, including "The Disinherited" (1933).
Michael Frayn reads from his book "At Bay in Gear Street" and how he approaches writing. Oliver Howes, a livery driver, talks about music, his middle class background, and his work;part 1.
Discussing the debate over the site of the new Chicago Public Library with poet Jim Fuerst and Terry Brunner, Executive Director of the Better Government Association.
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.
Terkel Talks with known English Dramatist Sir Arnold Wesker (part 2) about the economy of England. The talk begins with the subject of apprentices and when students began their apprenticeship (usually at the age of 15). This is a two part interview
Interviewing author Dennis Smith, author of "The Final Fire."