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Renowned soprano, Madame Rosa Raisa discusses her career, early training, Chicago debuts, travels, teaching, and hobbies post opera.
British baritone Ian Wallace discusses the Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Recorded while Studs was in England.
Dr. Aviva Weissman discusses the emergence of family planning services in England and the importance of women having access to contraception and other services. Weissman discusses her experience with families who have benefitted from the services of Planned Parenthood.
British baritone Ian Wallace discusses Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Recorded while Studs was in England.
While in London, England, Studs Terkel interviews George Curry, a newspaper vendor with a storefront in a hotel. The two discussed Curry’s hometown of Dundee, Scotland and its politics, in addition to London’s current political atmosphere. They also talk about Curry’s political leanings; he is a socialist, and he criticizes England’s immigration policies. Curry comments on his interest in the arts and speaks on stereotypes surrounding the working class. The interview is interrupted intermittently by customers buying their morning paper.
Interviewing Richard Hoggart : Studs in England.
Interviewing a London cab driver and Karel Reisz while Studs was in England. Recorded in the cab and in Karel Reisz's London home.
Interviewing Bertrand Russell and Phyllis Evans while Studs was in England.
Studs interviews patrons in a the pub of the Falcon Hotel, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence, while in Stratford-upon-Avon (Midlands) in England. A variety of questions were asked about favorite memories, jobs, and daily life.
Studs Terkel gathers a cross section of opinions on accents and their changing role on class distinctions in British Society. He asks the Mayor and Mayoress of Stratford-upon-Avon, the Huxleys, their opinions on the influence of education on accents and class. Also present to offer opinions are Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence, pub owners from Lower Quinton near Stratford-on-Avon, and Mr. Morris, a London stockbroker and his wife. Bookending the conversation at the mayor's home are two conversations with Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence.
Studs discusses books with Sir Allen Lane and labor with his driver, Clifford Bosley, while Studs was visiting the UK in 1962. The main topic of conversation with Sir Allen Lane is the history of paperback books in both the UK and the US. Lane, along with his brothers Richard and John Lane, founded Penguin Books in 1935. This made both fiction and nonfiction literature widely available to the general public. Literacy amongst the masses is discussed, as is censorship. Studs' interview with Clifford Bosley begins at 32:33.
Studs discusses labor with Sir Allen Lane's driver, Clifford Bosley, while Studs was visiting the UK in 1962. Studs and Bosley discusses life in Wales for coal mining families. Topics include literacy, camaraderie, singing, health concerns, and culture amongst colliers and their families.
Interviewing John Amis, British radio personality and host of the television quiz show, "My Music"
Reading "Report from an English Village" and interviewing the author Ronald Blythe while Studs was in London.