Discussing the controversy at U.C. concerning the administration's refusal to renew Mrs. Dixon's contract (she later was reinstated but refused to accept) with Dr. Bruno Bettelheim, University of Chicago psychiatrist and Dr. Marlene Dixon, University of Chicago professor.
Mr. Blanksten, Ms. Edelmen, Mr. Eisner and Dr. Pedritis, all educators, talk about economist and Prime Minister of Greece Andreas Papandreou's imprisonment. They discuss his policies and beliefs and talk personally of him
Ms. Russell was a social worker with the YWCA in China from 1917-1943, and the executive director of the Committee for a Democratic Far Eastern Policy from 1946-1952. Ms Russell speaks of her time and work in China, about U.S./China relations and the cultural revolution taking place in China. Includes excerpt of Joshua Horn talking about a worker who got burned while working at a steel factory in China. He speaks of the outpouring help for the man from the community of Shanghi.(1934055-3-1)
A round-table debate about the Montessori educational theory. Four early childhood development professionals speak of the pros and the cons of the program. Speakers include: Fay Bauling advisor at Wilson Jr. College, Dr. Urban Fleege of DePaul University, Dr. Ner Littner from the Institute of Psychoanalysis, and Hannah MacLaren, head teacher from Ancona School.
Terkel interviews Gordon Zahn about war and peace.