Stuart Chase, John Hawkinson, and Nancy Campbell Hayes discuss the "Save the Trees Program". They discuss saving the trees in Hyde Park. Includes Studs Terkel reading Mike Royko's poem.
Biologist and author Barry Commoner discusses his book "The Poverty of Power: Energy and the Economic Crisis."
Oceanographer Jacques Cousteau discusses man's effect on the planet. Includes a clip with whale sounds and statements by Joan McIntyre.
Bob and Joan Ericksen, both educators, artists, and environmental ecologists, discuss the literary work of Peter Weiss' "I Come Out of My Hiding Place" and environmental ecology. Excerpt of Peter Weiss reading from "I Come Out of My Hiding Place." The book speaks of why he writes and why he pursues his art (unknown source). The interview ends with a reading by Studs of an excerpt fro, Gustav Meyrink's "The Green Face."
A sprawling conversation with R. Buckminster Fuller including his great aunt Margaret Fuller, future communication, the nature of work, human nature, and physics.
Interviewing astronomer David Schramm.
Nuclear physicist, Dr. Leo Seren, discusses atomic fission and nuclear experiments.