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Discussing corporate violence and power with lawyer Ralph Nader. Also reading two related N.Y. Times articles and playing Pete Seeger songs.
Studs discusses the book, "Our Kindly Parent--The State," and interviewing the author Patrick Murphy. They discuss the inadequate juvenile justice and reform system extensively. [includes an excerpt from interview with Lisa Richette, author of "Throw away children" 1925149-3-1 and -3-2].
A panel at University of Chicago Law School discuss ending capital punishment (tapes A and B) and with Dick Gregory (tape C). Includes presentations by Father James G. Jones and Norval Morris. (Part 2 of 3)
Candace Wayne talks about domestic violence and the legal process in the field and her role as an attorney-at-law at the Battered Women's Center in Chicago.
Discussing with Charito Planas his testimony before the U.S. Congress: "On the Withdrawal of U.S. Bases from the Philippines."
Alabama lawyer Clifford Durr and his wife, civil rights activist Virginia Durr, discuss the Civil Rights Movement, part 3. The Durrs talk about McCarthyism, The New Deal, and the ostracization they experienced as a result of their support of civil rights in the South.
Alabama lawyer Clifford Durr and his wife, civil rights activist Virginia Durr, discuss the Civil Rights Movement, part 2. They talk about segregation, civil rights activist Aubrey Willis Williams, former Alabama attorney general Richmond Flowers, and representing dissidents as a lawyer.
Discussing the book "The sharing society" with the author Edward Lamb.
Interviewing with lawyer Harry Caudill while Studs was in Kentucky.
Interviewing Newton Minow, Chicago lawyer and chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. He discusses broadcasting as a public service and spends a great deal of time on the history of commercials and how they changed over time.
Archibald Carey, Elmer Gertz, Hans W. Mattick, Abner J. Mikva, Donald Page Moore discuss the scheduled execution of Paul Crump and their opposition to capital punishment
Johnson had recently released a book, "How to Talk Back to Your Television Set". Topics of conversation include the history and role of advertising in television and radio programming, and how advertising revenue influences the media. Emphasis is placed on cigarette advertising, which was particularly prevalent and controversial at the time of this interview.
Studs Terkel discusses television and advertising with Nicholas Johnson, Commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission. Johnson had recently delivered a speech in Dubuque, IA about possibilities for the future of broadcasting, and had released a book a year prior, "How to Talk Back to Your Television Set". Topics of conversation include censorship, the role of advertising and corporate sponsorship of radio and television, and the hope and promise of public television.