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Dorothy Hajek and Sylvia McDonnel discuss Studs Terkel's life. Includes Studs talking about his life, early career, and opinions on American society. Cuts off at 31:38 to 31:50. (Note: this is a duplicate of program 1915010-6-1.)
Discussing the book "Free Speech For Me--But Not For Thee: How the American Left and Right Relentlessly Censor Each Other," (published by HarperCollins) with the author Nat Hentoff.
Marya Mannes talks about her book But Will It Sell?, published in 1964. Mannes talks about American life and consumerism.
Johnson had recently released a book, "How to Talk Back to Your Television Set". Topics of conversation include the history and role of advertising in television and radio programming, and how advertising revenue influences the media. Emphasis is placed on cigarette advertising, which was particularly prevalent and controversial at the time of this interview.