Presenting "Hard Times: An oral history of the great depression": "Bonnie laboring boy" with Joe Morrison, Evelyn Finn and Jose Yglesias (program V).
Robert del Tredici photographer, artist, and author discusses the history of nuclear weapon production plants around the United States and the effects of nuclear radiation.
Richard G. Hatcher and Alexander Poinsett discuss Gary, Indiana, their book "Black Power: Gary Style," politics, and race relations. They discuss the corruption in Gary, Indiana and Gary politics. Includes Richard G. Hatcher reading his old speech from his book "Black Power: Gary Style."
Peter Lyon discusses the book "Success Story: The Life and Times of S. S. McClure." Includes recitation of "Immortality" by William Jennings Bryan.
Program includes an excerpt from Hard Times (T3452B).
Interviewing author Dennis Smith, author of "The Final Fire."
From the book, “Everything to Gain: Making the Most of the Rest of Your Life”, in a country with such great wealth, to see so many (people) without a place to live is devastating, according to Rosalynn Carter, and President Jimmy Carter said it was embarrassing. Their backgrounds, their time in the White House, the homeless and Habitat for Humanity are some of the topics covered in the Carters’ book. At the time when the Carters started to write this book, they had been married for 40 years. Mr. Carter revealed that writing this book together was the worst experience they shared.
Discussing the book "Good Company" and recounting thoughts and observations while riding the rails with the author Douglas Harper.