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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.
Metro High School on the Near North Side of Chicago is only one of three high schools in the country that operates without walls and uses the resources of the city for learning. Four students convey how marine biology is taught at the Shed Aquarium, radio production at WIMD, TV production at Dick Barnett studio WMAQ, drafting at architectural firms and blue collar jobs at factories. All the resources of the city are your classroom. School offers hope and makes learning fun.
The Arts Lab Movement was created by Jim Haynes in 182 Drury Lane, London. Studs Terkel interviews Kelly Swenson.
The Arts Lab Movement was created by Jim Haynes in 182 Drury Lane, London. Studs Terkel interviews Kelly Swenson and the kids.
Studs interviews Peter Davies author of "The Truth About Kent State: A Challenge to the American Conscience" and Barry Levine, a student at Kent State at the time of the massacre. They discuss the Kent State shootings by the National Guard May 04, 1970.
Discussing the book "The Rolling Stone: illustrated history of rock and roll" with editor Jim Miller.
Discussing the controversy over the use of the book "Working" by author Studs Terkel in a senior vocational class. Interviews with Kay Nichols, teacher, and two high school classes, as well as Bob Burns and Jim Richardson. The students talk of how the "bad" language in the book is heard from their peers on a daily basis and they don't find it offensive. [recorded in Girard, Pennsylvania]
Teacher Sally Heyneman and parent Janette Pankow discuss the STEP (School for the Treatment of Emotional Problems). Heyneman is a teacher at the STEP school in South Shore and Pankow's son, Tony, is a student there. A brief audio clip from a previous interview with Heyneman and Alice Jerome discussing the STEP school in 1970 is played at (00:23:00).