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Discussing the book "Fear of Falling: The Inner Life of the Middle Class" (published by Pantheon) with the author, political essayist Barbara Ehrenreich.
The interview begins with an excerpt of Ken Jackson talking about solitary confinement while in prison. (Fortune Society 1970 Nov. 20. 1967541-3-1). Jessica Mitford an English born author, investigative journalist, and civil rights activist discusses her book "Kind and Usual Punishment: The Prison Business,". Ms Mitford and Studs discuss her finding that prisoners were used as test subjects for drug trials and other medical research, and slave labor. Ms Mitford's book makes the argument that prisons are a governments means to making money from the prisoners they have punished.
Discussing the book "Loneliness in America" with the author Suzanne Gordon.
Discussing the book "Living With War: A Belfast Year" (published by Viking) with author Sally Belfrage.
Discussing the book "Happy Days: My Mother, My Father, My Sister and Me," with the author, journalist Shana Alexander.
Interviewing former war correspondent, journalist and author Gloria Emerson.
Discussing the book "The Electronic Sweatshop: How Computers are Transforming the Office of the Future into the Factory of the Past" (published by Simon & Schuster) with the author, journalist Barbara Garson.
Discussing the book "Interview" (published by Seven Stories Press) with author and interviewer Claudia Dreifus.