Joan Baez speaks with Studs Terkel about role of music and the responsibility of musicians in the specific historical moment of the late '60's.
Program includes an excerpt of a 1978 interview with songwriter and labor rights activist Florence Reece.
Jim Jennings, Jake Dowling and Jim Hastings, members of The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) talk about unions. Union folk songs by Pete Seeger and Joe Glazer are played periodically.
Garry Davis concludes by telling the audience he's in town to gain moral, political and financial support for the group he founded, The World Service Authority. Davis' final thought -- any man who defends his own rights is defending the rights of all men. Ray Davies of the English rock band, The Kinks, talks about the studio album, "Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire)". Davis reads lyrics from the songs, "Victoria," "Yes Sir, No Sir" and "Some Mother's Son".