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Yoram Binur, journalist and author of “My Enemy, My Self,” discusses Palestinian culture, investigative journalism, and his time in the Israeli military.
Yehuda Lev discusses challenges facing Israel, particularly the tensions between Palestinian Jews and Arabs and the future of Israel. A clip of the song "Miriam bat Nassim" performed by Shoshana Damari is played at the closing of the interview.
Yehuda Lev discusses challenges facing Israel, particularly the tensions in Israel between Sephartic, Ashkenazi, and Mizrahi ("oriental") Jews. A clip of the song "Miriam bat Nassim" performed by Shoshana Damari is played at the opening of the interview.
William Sloane Coffin and Jim Bowman discuss history, religion, and the impact of the Vietnam War. Content Warning: This conversation includes racially and/or culturally derogatory language and/or negative depictions of Black and Indigenous people of color, women, and LGBTQI+ individuals. Rather than remove this content, we present it in the context of twentieth-century social history to acknowledge and learn from its impact and to inspire awareness and discussion.
Discussing the book "Twentieth century journey: 1930-1940" with the author William Shirer.
Discussing the book "Twentieth Century Journey" with the author William Shirer.
Investigative journalist William Shawcross speaks with Studs Terkel about Cambodia, Henry Kissinger, and Shawcross’ book, “Sideshow: Kissinger, Nixon and the Destruction of Cambodia.” Both Terkel and Shawcross read excerpts from Shawcross’ book and Terkel reads an excerpt from an interview Henry Kissinger did with reporter Theo Summer.
Discussing the book "Homestead: The Glory and Tragedy of an American Steel Town" (published by Times Books) with the author, journalist William Serrin.
With the continuation of this interview, William Hoffman, Jr. talks about his experiences at the race track, his experiences when bouncing checks and his experience having spent one night in jail in Tijuana. With assistance from Gambler's Anonymous, Hoffman, started to write books and turn his life around, to become a winner.
With this first part of the interview, William Hoffman, Jr. gives some background into his childhood and growing up, as well as some reasons why he felt the need to be successful at gambling.
Wilfred Burchett (an Australian journalist) discusses his journalism career. He was reporting conflicts in Asia (North Korea, Vietnam, China and Japan) and their Communist supporters. He speaks briefly about his experiences in Nazi Germany and concentration camps. Towards the end of the interview he talks about his interest in learning and reporting more about the new euro-communism (prominent in Italy, Spain and France).
Werner Burkhardt, German music journalist, critic, and translator, discusses his life and work with Studs. Mr Burkhardt speaks about his life during the time of Adolph Hitler, the Hitler Youth, and World War II. They end the interview talking about Jazz in Munich, a recording of "My Man" by Billie Holiday closes the interview.
Author Vic Banks discusses his travels as a travel photographer and his recent excursion in the UNESCO World Heritage site the Pantanal which is the world’s largest wetland. Banks, highlights troubles facing the wetland including poaching, land development encroachment and mining.
Studs Terkel interviews Valentin Pluchek and Stanislaw Pchenikov on Russia theater, focusing mainly on the city of Moscow.