Studs Terkel discusses the murder of eight student nurses in 1966 at the hands of Richard Speck with the authors of "Born to Raise Hell", newsman Jack Altman and Speck's psychiatrist Dr. Marvin Ziporyn. Altman sees Speck's public and private image as being quite different. When asked to smile for the cameras Speck obeyed authority and did and was labeled in the press as a monster when in reality he blocked out the murders and was disgusted by his actions. Dr.
Discussing the book "Intern" and interviewing the author Doctor "X"
Interviewing Scottish psychiatrist and author of "The politics of experience," R. D. Laing (2 parts) while Studs was in London.
Dr. Theodor Rosebury dissects cultural ideas around cleanliness and shame as presented in his book "Life of Man".
Dr. Theodor Rosebury discusses the history and myths of communicable and sexually transmitted infections, how they are represented in media, and the impact of shame.