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Interviewing James Cameron while Studs was in London, England.
There is a great deal of history to be found in Edward Scobie's book, "Black Britannia: A History of Blacks in Britain". Scobie's book also includes the anti-Black attitude of the English people. In some cases, according to Scobie, people wanted to work longer hours instead of having a Black man on their shift.
Clancy Sigal and Studs Terkel discuss Sigal’s book “Zone of the Interior” and the role that schizophrenia plays in it. Both Sigal and Terkel read excerpts from Sigal’s book.
This interview is a follow up, four years later, to the first interview with these women (1965115-3-1)
Christine Fox, Annie Merrill and Jennie Wilkes discuss sexism in the television industry, their upbringings, and what life is like in England for young women. This is the first of two interviews, four years apart, with these women. 1965631-3-1 is the follow up.
Studs interview with Irishman, Bill Leahy, on the political complexities surrounding Ireland in the 1960s-1970s. Leahy provides some historical background of the IRA and British colonial occupation of Ireland. They discuss Irish music, the Civil Rights Movement in Ireland, and contemporary myths about Ireland. Several Irish songs were played, but many of the titles were not captured. Planksty's music was played twice.
Arnold Wesker, English playwright and writer in several genres discusses scenes from the play "Roots". Mr Wesker further discusses his plays and the current cast traveling around England performing several of his plays. The interview tape ends and Studs recalls the remainder of the interview alone as a postscript.
On his way to meet James Cameron, the taxi cab driver tells Studs Terkel about the demolition site they're passing. The cab driver explains that 30,000 more hotel rooms are needed because of the jumbo jet trade. The cab driver said the rooms are needed to advance London's tourism. James Cameron discusses the demolition that's happening at Ashburn Gardens. Cameron explains how the homes that are being torn down house students, au pairs, and people of color. Cameron also talks about how he never went to school or received an education.