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Interviewing Candy Armstrong-Jones" (Cathy Zmuda). Discussing the book "The Village of Vice."
While in London, England, Studs Terkel interviews George Curry, a newspaper vendor with a storefront in a hotel. The two discussed Curry’s hometown of Dundee, Scotland and its politics, in addition to London’s current political atmosphere. They also talk about Curry’s political leanings; he is a socialist, and he criticizes England’s immigration policies. Curry comments on his interest in the arts and speaks on stereotypes surrounding the working class. The interview is interrupted intermittently by customers buying their morning paper.
Interviewing a London cab driver and Karel Reisz while Studs was in England. Recorded in the cab and in Karel Reisz's London home.
While waiting to see Yves Montand, Studs speaks with a taxi driver through an interpreter, Michelle [Viande?]. Also speaks to Yves Montand. [This Montand interview is also 1915409-3-1. Peggy Nelson is on 1925288-3-1.]
Discussing working conditions in the Hanes Factory in Galax, Virginia with three mill workers, Dorothy Andrers, Berlene Bernette, and Fay Williams.
Vivian Adams discusses the reasons behind the Mormon Church's stance against the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The discussion includes the beliefs of the Church regarding the roles of men and women, as well as the history and music of the Mormon Church. Songs include "Oh, Babylon," "Tittery Irie Aye," "Come, Come Ye Saints," and "The Handcart Song."
Presenting "Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression" Chapter 1: A Fairy Tale. Montage of young voices that talk about their parents' stories of surviving the Depression. The March: Jimmy Sheridan explains the origins of the Bonus March and what life was like on the rails. The Song: Edgar Yipsel (Yip) Harburg talks about writing "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime" while a version by the Weavers plays. Born Losers: Ed Paulsen discusses traveling the country to find work, march riots in San Francisco, and the relief felt as WPA projects and money began to lift burdens.
Presenting "Hard Times: an Oral History of the Great Depression" High Life, Sixteen Ton: Chapter 7. Sally Rand talks about the creation of her signature fan dance and predictions for future depressions. Doc Graham discusses his upbringing, Chicago mobs, and Count Victor Lustig. Tony Soma talks about prohibition before and after the 1929 crash. Jerome Zerbe talks about inventing paparazzi photography, spending two weeks working in a coal mine, and the New Deal. Buddy Blankenship recalls working 16 hour days in West Virginia coal mines. Mary Owsley remembers life as a coal miner's wife.
Interviewing neighborhood residents in the people's park (Lincoln Park) with Father Lezak, Newbold the English Plumber, Pat Creer, Dick Brown, Harley Budd on fear and violence and Peter Bauer on fear and violence (part 2).
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.
Discussing the book "Plane Crazy: A Celebration of Flying" (published by Ticknor & Fields) with author Burton Bernstein.
Interviewing Eddie Gallogo, Mimi, and Fred.