Amiya Chakravarty discusses Rabindranath Tagore. Includes song and poem by Rabindranath Tagore.
Discussing "The Passion of Ayn Rand" (published by Doubleday) with the author Barbara Branden.
Discussing the book "Artist as Thinker: From Shakespeare to Joyce" with the author George Anastaplo.
Edward W. Said talks about the importance of language in shifting perceptions of Middle Eastern people, refutes some opinions about Palestine, identities, and overlapping Eastern and Western cultures.
Discussing the book "A Second Look In the Rear-View Mirror: Further Autobiographical Reflections of a Philosopher at Large" (published by Macmillan) with the author Mortimer Adler. Program includes an excerpt of a September 21, 1959 interview with Robert Hutchins.
Philosopher and nonviolent activist Lanza Del Vasto discusses his work as a nonviolent activist and his book "Return to the Source." Terkel refers to del Vasto as "Shantidas" occasionally during the interview.