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Leon DesPres, Quentin Young, and Bob Volen discuss being spied upon by the Police and the FBI. They discuss the nature of spying, protests, and lawsuits. Includes the song "Die Gedanken Sind Frei" sung at the end.
Psychologist and computer scientist Dr. Christopher Riche Evans discusses dreams, the human brain, and computers. [Last minute and a half is a different interview. No mention of the subject.]
Rory Gilbert of United Charities and family therapist Nikki Nelson discuss battered wives and family abuse. The song "She Sits On The Table" by Tom Paxton is played at the end of the interview (00:49:48-end).
Discussing the book "Seeing Voices: A Journey Into the World of the Deaf" (published by University of California Press) with the author, neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks. Includes passage from the book.
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.
Presenting a rebuttal to editorials opposing the nuclear arms freeze with Dr. Jack Geiger, Dr. George Kistiakowsky, Dr. Herbert (Peter) Schoville and Dr. Kosta Tsipis of MIT.
Oliver Sacks sits down with Studs Terkel to discuss aspects of "other clinical tales" from his book "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales". Sacks discusses the important role played by the visual arts, music, drawing and math in the lives of people suffering from autism, Parkinson's disease, and mental challenges. He also discusses the repercussions and loss of unique abilities to make patients more socially acceptable.
Discussing hunger in Chicago and interviewing Jean Komaiko and Dr. Quentin Young.
Discussing the book "An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales" (published by Knopf) with the author, neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks.
Dr. Aviva Weissman discusses the emergence of family planning services in England and the importance of women having access to contraception and other services. Weissman discusses her experience with families who have benefitted from the services of Planned Parenthood.
Dr. David Stark Murray discusses national healthcare; ends with sung version of Robert Burns' poem "A Man's a Man for A' That."
Dr. Young talks about his policy about addictive medications at Cook County Hospital, and about the financially driven connections between pharmaceutical companies and doctors. Includes an excerpt of Elaine May and Mike Nichols' "Calling Dr. Marks".