Discussing the book "Alistair Cooke's America" and interviewing the author Alistair Cooke.
Political comedian and reporter Sammy Drechsel and actor Jurgen Scheller discuss Germany and their work. The exchange is aided by interpreter Margot Steeger. Part 2 of 2.
Political comedian and reporter Sammy Drechsel and actor Jurgen Scheller discuss Germany and their work. The exchange is aided by interpreter Margot Steeger. Jurgen Scheller joins the conversation towards the end of this recording. Part 1 of 2.
Journalist and writer Tom Wolfe discusses his controversial writings and his time spent as a celebrity figure.
Terkel comments and presents German Lach und Schiess Gesellschaft (political cabaret). Freilien Margo Schtega is the interpreter for Sammy Drechsel. However, Terkel comments that Sammy understands him 'just fine'.
Discussing the book "Kup, a Man, an Era, a City: Irv Kupcinet's Autobiography" (published by Bonus Books) with the author, Chicago newspaper columnist and radio and television broadcaster, Irv Kupcinet.
Discussing the book "Interview" (published by Seven Stories Press) with author and interviewer Claudia Dreifus.
Discussing the book "WLT, A Radio Romance," (published by Viking) with the author and radio host Garrison Keillor. Program also includes excerpts of a 1985 interview.