Terkel comments and presents a eulogy for three non-adjusted men. Broonzy, Big Bill ; Ciardi, John (father of) ; Redfield, Robert
Ralph Ellison, winner of the National Book Award for Fiction for his book "Invisible Man," discusses his early life and education and his life as a writer and lifetime scholar. He speaks on being a musician (trumpet), the joy of music and the Church and how they fit into the lives of African Americans.
Chicago Tribune jazz critic Harriet Choice plays and discusses some favorite records from her own personal collection with Studs Terkel.