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Discussing film in Poland with Jerzi Bossack.
Discussing the book "George Orwell, the road to 1984" with the author Peter Lewis.
Laura Fermi discusses Benito Mussolini. Includes Studs Terkel reading an excerpt from Laura Fermi's book "Mussolini" at the beginning. Includes instrumental music. (Part 1 of 2)
Laura Fermi discusses Benito Mussolini and her book "Mussolini." (Part 2 of 2)
Discussing the book "Eugene V. Debs: citizen and socialist" with the author Nick Salvatore. Nick Salvatore discusses Eugene V. Debs' life. Includes song "Ballad of Eugene Victor Debs" sung by Joe Glazer in the beginning. Includes the song "Hold the Fort" song sung at the end.
Former Swedish ambassador to Chile Harald Edelstam discusses his work in Chile before and after the military coup of 1973. At length, he discusses Salvador Allende, the 1973 Chilean coup d'état, and his work to protect Chilean, Cuban, Brazilian, Uruguayan, Bolivian, and Swedish individuals that were targeted by the military junta led by Augusto Pinochet.
While in London, England, Studs Terkel interviews George Curry, a newspaper vendor with a storefront in a hotel. The two discussed Curry’s hometown of Dundee, Scotland and its politics, in addition to London’s current political atmosphere. They also talk about Curry’s political leanings; he is a socialist, and he criticizes England’s immigration policies. Curry comments on his interest in the arts and speaks on stereotypes surrounding the working class. The interview is interrupted intermittently by customers buying their morning paper.
Interviewing with a cockney carpenter (until 12:14), and Clancy Sigal while Studs was in England.
Biologist and author Barry Commoner discusses his book "The Poverty of Power: Energy and the Economic Crisis."
Author Margaret Atwood discusses her novel "Life Before Man;" interview begins at :45.
Marya Mannes discusses her book But Will It Sell?, published in 1964. Mannes talks about American life and consumerism.