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Anders Bodelsen discusses the differences between the different Scandanavian cultures and one of his literary rolemodels Patricia Highsmith.
William Brashler, journalist and author discusses his novel "Bingo Long's Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings". Mr Brashler converses with Studs about his research for the novel and the players he had spoken with to gather information for the book. The novel tells the story of a baseball team that revolts from a tyrannical Negro League owner and spends the 1939 season barnstorming around the Midwest. Includes two excerpts of a Cool Papa Bell interview talking about their travel as "barnstormers". Studs and Mr Brashler read several exchanges of dialogue from the book.
Geoffrey Bridson and his wife Joyce, discuss his book "Prospero and Ariel: The rise and fall of radio a personal recollection.", as well as his life and career as a producer/broadcaster for BBC radio. The interview is interspersed with several excerpts from recordings: Excerpt of conversation at the home of Bridsons in England 1962. He talks about the play "Aarons field" and the sequel "Aarons Fallout shelter". Excerpt from Joyce Bridson backstage after the play "Oh what a lovely war" in New York.
Discussing the book "In the Mecca" and interviewing the author Gwendolyn Brooks.
Discussing the book "In the Mecca" and interviewing the author Gwendolyn Brooks. Rebroadcast or different version of 1917972-3-1.
Interview begins with excerpt of interview with Chief Albert John Luthuli (excerpt from 1895817-6-1). Dennis Brutus reads several of his poems from the book "Letters to Martha and Other Poems From a South African Prison" (Letters number 1, 9, 17 - "In prison"). Dennis Brutus discusses the 1972 Summer Olympics and being imprisoned for being an activist against Apartheid and the unreasonable laws that went along with Apartheid.
The tape begins with Studs speaking with Christopher Sykes, a friend and producer, Studs is getting information how to behave and what to expect. Studs meets Ms. Compton-Burnett at a flat in Cornwell Gardens, London, England and they discuss her life and work as a novelist and writer. Ms Compton Burnett discusses London and class structure. End of tape 1
Ivy Compton Burnett continues the discussion of class structure in England in part 2. Ms Compton- Burnett, shares with Studs that she has never been a actor she had always been an observer, and he agrees that her writing reflects that accurately. He ends the interview by telling Ms Compton-Burnett that she is a true original and that he greatly admires her individuality end 13:00. Studs then begins interview with Peter Hall at Aldwych theater office London, England. Mr Hall is the director of both the Aldwych and Stratford theaters, and director of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Joseph Campbell discusses Myths to Live By. Includes Gerry Armstrong's "Lady from the West Country (The Wife of Ushers Well)."
Interviewing poet Paul Carroll.Excerpt of WFMT tape with Gregory Corso, etc. 1/1959.
Authors and Notre Dame alumni Joel R. Connally and Howard J. Dooley discuss their biography of former University of Notre Dame president Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, titled "Hesburgh's Notre Dame: Triumph in Transition."
British historian and writer Basil Davidson discusses Africa and his book "Lost Cities of Africa." Part 1. Part two of this recording also features Anne Graham Bell and Tony Mott discussing London's youth while Studs was in England. They are not included here, in part 1.