Interviewing guests at the Institute of Design memorial in Crown Hall on the campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology. The student work on view is a collaboration between the Schools of Architecture and Planning, and the Institute of Design.
Author Ross Miller discusses his latest work, which centers around Chicago and the aftermath of the Great Chicago Fire and its effects on rebuilding the metropolis and the advantages of gaining a new take on architecture and society.
A sprawling conversation with R. Buckminster Fuller including his great aunt Margaret Fuller, future communication, the nature of work, human nature, and physics.
A panel of women discuss raising their families while getting welfare assistance and living in poverty in Chicago.
Discussing the book "Black Power and Urban Unrest" and interviewing the author Nathan Wright.
Author and scholar Nathan Wright discusses black power and identity and his book, “Black Power and Urban Unrest.” Wright talks about the importance of identity in the Black community; leadership; violence and poverty in urban Black communities; the importance of higher education for Blacks; and the nature of power and how its creative use can bring about social change.
Mike Chosa discusses the struggles of Native Americans, namely poverty, during the protests at Belmont Yacht Harbor. Includes the recitation of an unknown poem about Native Americans. Includes Buffy Sainte-Marie's songs "Now That the Buffalo's Gone" and "My Country Tis' of Thy People You're Dying." Includes an interview of John Tortes "Chief" Meyers. Includes the reading of a Chicago Daily News article about the Native American occupation of Belmont Yacht Harbor.
A discussion with sociologist and anthropologist St. Clair Drake at the time of his receiving an honorary award from Roosevelt University on the themes of his convocation address. A fascinating deep-dive into race relations from the Revolution to the Bicentennial, touching on the contradictions, crises, and struggles that led to Black institutions and liberation. Studs plays several excerpts from previous programs with St.
Horace Cayton discusses Long Old Road: An Autobiography (part 3 of 3).