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Discussing the book "Artist as Thinker: From Shakespeare to Joyce" with the author George Anastaplo.
Edward W. Said talks about the importance of language in shifting perceptions of Middle Eastern people, refutes some opinions about Palestine, identities, and overlapping Eastern and Western cultures.
Marshall McLuhan discusses a wide range of topics including conformity, changes in entertainment media, cultural change, art and artists, originality in dance, reading and language, human interaction with nature, and technology. Recorded in front of a live audience at Kendall College, McLuhan takes several questions from the audience throughout the program.
John Cage discusses his music, life, influences, and career. Rebroadcast of an interview with John Cage to celebrate his life and what would have been soon his 80th birthday. Includes a clip of John Cage reading/ telling a story in 1969 to Studs Terkel.
Discussing the book "A Second Look In the Rear-View Mirror: Further Autobiographical Reflections of a Philosopher at Large" (published by Macmillan) with the author Mortimer Adler. Program includes an excerpt of a September 21, 1959 interview with Robert Hutchins.
Representatives discuss the Center for Human Understanding (part 2 of 2). Center for Human Understanding conference in Washington D.C. Includes interview with [Raghav Heer]. Interviews [Chaumont Hosie]. Note: lengthy interviews in French (translated).
Center for Human Understanding conference in Washington, D.C. (part 1 of 2). Interviews Dr. John Nef. Includes a conversation with Marc and Mme. Chagall. Note: extensive interviews in French.
Philosopher and nonviolent activist Lanza Del Vasto discusses his work as a nonviolent activist and his book "Return to the Source." Terkel refers to del Vasto as "Shantidas" occasionally during the interview.
Jonathan Miller reminisces about his childhood in Regent Park, London and offers his opinion on philosophy and the changing English class structure with the loss of the Indian empire. His remake of "Alice in Wonderland" for BBC 1 is reviewed and he states he is most interested in the human imagination.
Discussing "Cybernetics and the future" and interviewing Dr. Alice Mary Hilton.