Interviewing Kenny Swader, Demetria Dazzetto, Loreen Mastelewski from Saint Mary's Center for Learning, an alternative school located on Chicago's West Side.
Discussing book of poetry "Words of War," with teacher Allen D. Glenn and students Rhonda Freeman and Anthony Espinosa.
Dr. Guy Duckworth and his students sing and play, "America." Duckworth talks about the importance of knowing how to learn to play the piano. The 11-year-old students first play a plain or harmonic version of "America', followed by other versions with more chords that add variety to "America."
Studs interview with Dorothy and Frank Koehl about the time they spent doing research in China with the Committee of Concerned Asian Scholars. The interview starts with workers singing followed by a short musical from an Asian flute. They discuss the change in China's politics and society after the revolution. Specific topics in the interview include education, women's liberation, the arts, and medical care in China with some comparisons to Korea.
Interviewing Chicago educator Andres Hernandez, students Sarah Mellman and Danny Leonard, and teacher and parent Larry Shapiro. A first-year teacher at Oak Park-River Forest High School, Hernandez's contract was not renewed by the school district.
Allan Evans and Henry Jordan, two young man who grew up in Chicago and attended Dartmouth, discuss The Foundation Years project. They talk about trying to recruit friends to Dartmouth, their campus experiences, and their coursework. They also talk about their experiences going through the public school system in Chicago, where they point out many of the inequalities for black students.
Allan Evans and Henry Jordan, two young man who grew up in Chicago and attended Dartmouth, discuss their childhoods and adolescent dealing with crime. The two also talk about their gang, The Vice Lords, and the police brutality they experienced. Next, the group talks about the The Foundation Years, a project from Dartmouth.