Discussing the book "The Electronic Sweatshop: How Computers are Transforming the Office of the Future into the Factory of the Past" (published by Simon & Schuster) with the author, journalist Barbara Garson.
Michael Frayn reads from his book "At Bay in Gear Street" and how he approaches writing. Oliver Howes, a livery driver, talks about music, his middle class background, and his work;part 1.
Jeanne Stellman discusses her book, "Work Is Dangerous to Your Health: A Handbook of Health Hazards in the Workplace and What You Can Do About Them," and workplace safety issues in a variety of industries. Topics of discussion include the importance of prioritizing health in the workplace and consulting workers on workplace safety issues, and industry responses to occupational hazards.
Terkel Talks with known English Dramatist Sir Arnold Wesker (part 2) about the economy of England. The talk begins with the subject of apprentices and when students began their apprenticeship (usually at the age of 15). This is a two part interview
Interviewing author Dennis Smith, author of "The Final Fire."
After being thoroughly disillusioned and disgusted with city life, Scott and Helen Nearing moved to a farm. They talk about homesteading in their book, "Living the Good Life: How to Live Sanely and Simply in a Troubled World". They built their house of stone and they farmed the land. They ate no meat, as they didn't believe in hunting or killing animals. The Nearings hadn't seen a doctor in over 40 years.