Progressive educator Herbert Kohl discusses educator and founder of the Highlander Folk School Myles Horton and the book about him, "The Long Haul: An Autobiography." The book was written by Herbert Kohl and his wife, Judith Kohl.
Discussing his book and upcoming television series "Life on Earth," with the writer and narrator, David Attenborough.
Discussing the play "Talley's folly" with the dramatist Lanford Wilson.
Anna Deavere Smith discusses and demonstrates her unique character portrayals from her works "Fires in the Mirror" and "Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992."
Mr Regenstein and Studs discuss the book, "The Politics of Extinction". The book blows the whistle on those who are currently engaged in killing these animals for "sport," fashion, and profit. They talk about various endangered species and what that distinction means and the public officials with the power- and the responsibility - to protect wildlife, but who instead allow the destruction to continue.
Interview with Ernest Morgan about the Arthur Morgan School in Burnesville, NC that was founded by family. They discuss the teaching and learning ideology for the students (aged 12-16) who attend the school. Ernest describes the curriculum that includes outdoor learning in Black Mountain where the school is located. Includes a piece from an interview with Alexander Sutherland Neill about student and school adjustment. Ernest Morgan quotes Martin Luther King on maladjustment.
Nicholas Van Hoffman discusses the characters of his novel, "Two Three Many More" about campus protests against the Vietnam War. Political viewpoints, regulations, and character analysis are discussed. Von Hoffman opens the interview with a reading from the opening of the book that mentions peace, solidarity, and disunity. Terkel and Von Hoffman read excerpts together from the book.
Discussing the book "Artist as Thinker: From Shakespeare to Joyce" with the author George Anastaplo.
Fela Sowande discusses his career, music, and compares African culture and music to Western culture and music. Includes two songs that are sung by tenor Max Worthley. Includes a clip of a Nigerian Youth song. Includes performance by a Nigerian skiffle band. Sowande was inspired by [Anthony Gregascoigne], an English poet he met in England.