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Interviewing Paul Booth, Casey Lewan, and Margaret Person at a Senior Citizen's Panel sponsored by Citizens Action Program in Chicago.
Residents of Selma, Alabama discuss Selma to Montgomery March (part 2 of 2). Includes interviews of Bishop Anderson, Father [Denston] and Mr. Carlton.
Studs Terkel interviews Debbie Zack and Denise Hennessey about their careers as nurses and why they decided to go into home nursing services.
Studs interviews Erik Bye about Norwegian immigration to America and his music. They discuss the reasons why people left Norway in the 19th century and the conditions they suffered when they settled in New York. Bye explains Norwegian history and why the Norwegians moved from the American east coast to the west. Studs notes that Bye is in Chicago to gather information to produce a Norwegian television documentary about early Norwegian immigrants. Bye shares his interpretations of some of his songs and explains Norwegian music.
Residents of Selma, Alabama discuss Selma to Montgomery March (part 1 of 2). Includes interviews of elderly African Americans and of Rev. Paschal Carlton.
Discussing the book "Cities on a Hill: A Journey Through Contemporary American Cultures" (published by Simon & Schuster) with the author, journalist Frances FitzGerald. Program includes an excerpt of a June 3, 1986 interview with activist and social worker Maggie Kuhn.
Interview begins with an excerpt of Marge Person a member of a citizens action program talking about prescription drugs, and cost of living with a health condition.(Unspecified clip #) Discussing the book, "The Politics of Medicare," and interviewing the author Theodore Marmor. Associate professor of Center of Health Administration studies at University of Chicago. Mr Marmor has been part of policy planning with the department of welfare, for medicare. He talks about National Healthcare or at the least affordable healthcare for all.
Discussing the book "Starving in the shadow of plenty" with the author Loretta Schwartz-Nobel.
Studs talks of British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist and Nobel laureate Lord Bertrand Russell, and presents a recorded discussion with Lord Russell from December of 1961. Lord Russell speaks of a strong stance on nuclear disarmament, and the current climate of politics, science and society.
Studs Terkel interviews Sweden Prime Minister Olaf Palme at the House of Parliament. They discuss socialist political viewpoints and touch on a large variety of subjects. Major topics include work environment, working women, issues of ordinary people, industrialism, the post-industrial society, technology, and communities. Studs gives a short post script to inform listeners about the arrest of five journalists in Sweden, who were charged with exposing information about a secret police called the Information Branch. It was said that they jeopardized Sweden's security.
Interviewing Maggie Kuhn of the Gray Panthers about the roles of senior citizens and the welfare of the aged in the United States. Kuhn talks about how society thinks once a person has retired, he or she is set aside or put to pasture. To the contrary, older people have a lot to offer with their wisdom, their knowledge and their experiences, says Kuhn.