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Discussing Thailand and interviewing journalist Louis Lomax. Includes passage from book.
Author Laurence Shoup discusses his book, "The Carter Presidency and Beyond: Power and Politics in the 1980s," and explains how President Carter came to be elected. He describes the Trilateral Commission and other groups created by corporations and the richest American families to lobby. the government. He also discusses the Carter presidency and his double-dealing with major issues such as unions and regulating big businesses.
Joshua Rubenstein discusses his book "Tangled Loyalties: The Life and Times of Ilya Ehrenburg" and the importance of Ehrenburg during the Stalin regime.
Studs Terkel interview with James Cameron, Brittish journalist. They discuss the objective truth and facts of journalism. Cameron shares his experience with a dying Winston Churchill and his views on science and human values. Politics, youth, and the atomic bomb are also topics in this interview. Studs quotes Albert Einstein and Sidney Burnstein, while Cameron quotes Oliver Cromwell. James Cameron's book, "Point of Departure" is also mentioned in the interview.
Studs Terkel interview with James Cameron, Brittish journalist. They discuss a variety of topics with politics and young people's attitudes the majority of the interview. This interview is done in Chicago, while the other three parts were done at Lewis and Clark College.
Jadwiga Lopez and Andrew Patner discuss Poland and tell stories about their latest visits before and during the Poland Crisis of 1980-1981. Topics discussed include the economic hardships, food shortages, the Solidarity Union, politics, and the arts. Parts of polish music is played at the start and end.
Aileen and Eugene Smith discuss their photographic essay book, "'Minamata', Words and Photographs," documenting the mercury poisoning of residents and their legal battles with the polluting company Chisso.
Discussing "My Enemy, My Self" (published by Doubleday) with author Yoram Binur.
Discussing "Inside the League: The Shocking Expose of How Terrorists, Nazis, and Latin American Death Squads have Infiltrated the World Anti-Communist League" (published by Dodd Mead & Co.) with the authors, journalists Scott Anderson and Jon Lee Anderson.
Discussing the election with James Cameron.
American author, journalist, and one time New York Times correspondent in Moscow, Harrison Salisbury, discusses his book "The New Emperors: China in the Era of Mao and Deng" They discuss the politics of China and Mr Harrison shares stories of the politicians, and Chinese people he spent time with. Studs shares an excerpt of an interview with physician George Hatem regarding China and her people. The interview closes with; "Che lai" performed by Paul Robeson
Studs Terkel talks to New York Times journalist Harrison E. Salisbury about his book on the Russian Revolution of 1917 entitled, "Black Night, White Snow", detailing the roles of the SR's, Lenin and the Bolsheviks, the Mensheviks, the Narodniks, Kerensky, Kropotkin, Stalin, Zinoviev and more.