Nicholas Van Hoffman discusses the characters of his novel, "Two Three Many More" about campus protests against the Vietnam War. Political viewpoints, regulations, and character analysis are discussed. Von Hoffman opens the interview with a reading from the opening of the book that mentions peace, solidarity, and disunity. Terkel and Von Hoffman read excerpts together from the book.
Studs Terkel interview with James Cameron, Brittish journalist. They discuss a variety of topics with politics and young people's attitudes the majority of the interview. This interview is done in Chicago, while the other three parts were done at Lewis and Clark College.
Studs Terkel interviews James Cameron about his experiences as a journalist that includes thoughts about Cameron's book, "Point of Departure." They talk about his relationships with Winston Churchill, Lord Beaverbrook, Charlie Templeton, and Bertrand Russell. Cameron discusses his education, poverty, and the depression during his youth. They talk about Cameron's career with the "News Chronicle" and his home of Dundee, Scotland. This is part 3 of a total of 4 parts. The interview takes place at Lewis and Clark Community College.
Studs Terkel interview with James Cameron, Brittish journalist. They discuss the objective truth and facts of journalism. Cameron shares his experience with a dying Winston Churchill and his views on science and human values. Politics, youth, and the atomic bomb are also topics in this interview. Studs quotes Albert Einstein and Sidney Burnstein, while Cameron quotes Oliver Cromwell. James Cameron's book, "Point of Departure" is also mentioned in the interview.
Ira B. Harkey discusses the south, civil rights, race relations, racism, his newspaper, and his career. Includes Ira Harkey reading his writing from his newspaper the Mississippi "Chronicle-Star."
Washington Post journalists discuss their book "All the President's Men" about breaking the Watergate scandal.
Frank Mankiewicz discusses the events surrounding the Watergate scandal and his new book, "U.S. vs Richard M. Nixon: The Final Crisis." A major theme of the book is the fact that legal issues were at the heart of the Watergate scandal, but the Nixon administration portrayed it as a public relations issue. Other topics of discussion include investigative journalism and the role of certain individuals in the prosecution of Richard Nixon.
Herblock and Studs talk about his newest book "Straight Herblock." They talk about some of his most acclaimed drawings and the social/political questions they pose.
Discussing the book "Walter Lippmann and the American century" and interviewing the author Ronald Steel.
Discussing the book "Twentieth century journey: 1930-1940" with the author William Shirer.
Discussing the book "With enough shovels: Reagan, Bush and nuclear war " with the journalist-author Robert Scheer.