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Studs interviews Billy Taylor about his career in Jazz. Taylor shares stories about other Jazz musicians who influenced him. They discuss the improvisation in Jazz music, drug addiction of musicians, and the work Taylor is doing with the Jazz Mobile. Taylor discusses the different sounds of Jazz and describes the White House Jazz Festival that President Jimmy Carter hosted. This edited version does not include the music that is in the original version.
Studs interview with James Talley, who shares his life story through his music. Talley describes his childhood experiences through the depression and the Dust Bowl Migration. He also shares the various jobs he has had and how that has influenced his music. All musical numbers are removed from this edited version.
Writer Gore Vidal discusses his book “Kalki,” the Eastern Philosophy behind it, and its theme of media sensationalism. Vidal reads several excerpts from “Kalki.”
Interviewing Gale Cincotta, a co-author of the book "Urban Disinvestment: New Implications for Community Organization, Research, and Public Policy." Cincotta is an expert on discrimination in mortgage loans and its effects in Chicago and other cities.
Scientist and educator Dr. Barry Commoner discusses his book "The Politics of Energy." Main topics include nuclear energy, solar energy, renewable energy and the future of energy.
Professor Ali Irani (pseudonym name) is a Humanities professor at a recognized midwest university that discusses the regime of the Shah, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Includes a fiften minute interview with an American couple, Luis and Joan Smiley, that talks about their experience with students protesting the regime in Kentucky, Louisiana.
Discussing the book, "Hunger for Justice: The Politics of Food and Faith," and interviewing the author Jack Nelson.
Writer Nicholas von Hoffman and Studs Terkel discuss Hoffman’s book, 20th century US Presidents, and the power that Presidents hold.