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Nora Ephron discusses the women’s movement and her book, “Crazy Salad: Some Things About Women.” Ephron discusses the influence of writer Dorothy Parker on her work, as well as topics including women’s rights; the exploitation of women in politics, war, and advertising; the many conflicts she faces in her role as a journalist; and traditional and non-traditional gender roles. Includes an excerpt from a previous interview with Dorothy Parker.
Discussing the book "A Time of Change: A Reporter's Tale of Our Time". Harrison Evans Salisbury discusses his career and the stories he has covered as a reporter. Includes Harrison Evans Salisbury reading a passage from the book at the beginning.
Discussing Studs' book "Division Street: America" published by Pantheon officially available January 16, 1967 and being interviewed by Herman Kogan and author-journalist Mike Royko.
Fred W. Friendly discusses his book "Due to Circumstances Beyond Our Control" and his career. Fred W. Friendly discusses television and mass media. (Part 1 of 2)
Studs Terkel interviews Fred W. Friendly to promote his book "Due to Circumstances Beyond Our Control." Although this interview seems to be the conclusion of a longer discussion, Friendly offers two key points: we should learn from a crisis to better handle the next one and television will shape the world. Duration 1:26. (Part 2 of 2)
Anna Deavere Smith discusses and demonstrates her unique character portrayals from her works "Fires in the Mirror" and "Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992."
Conor Cruise O'Brien discusses the culture and political state of Africa and his experiences with journalism in African countries including Congo and Ghana.
Discussing the book "There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing up in the Other America" with author Alex Kotlowitz. Includes excerpt from WFMT doumentary, "Born to Live".
Interviewing Candy Armstrong-Jones" (Cathy Zmuda). Discussing the book "The Village of Vice."
Discussing the book, "Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72." Includes a clip of Ron Kovic speaking at the Nixon campaign headquarters, courtesy of KPFA/Pacifica Archives.
Discussing Thailand and interviewing journalist Louis Lomax. Includes passage from book.
Sterling "Red" Quinlan discusses his book "Inside ABC: the American Broadcasting Company's rise to power" published in 1979. Sterling "Red" Quinlan was a pioneering Chicago TV executive that worked for ABC (which later became WLS-Ch. 7), WFLD-TV, WTTW (Chicago's public television station) and founding member of the Museum of Broadcast Communications.
Peter Lyon discusses the book "Success Story: The Life and Times of S. S. McClure." Includes recitation of "Immortality" by William Jennings Bryan.