Discussing the book "Chi-Town" (published by Ellis Press) with the author Norbert Blei.
Discussing "The Damnedest Radical: The Life and World of Ben Reitman, Chicago's Celebrated Social Reformer, Hobo King, and Whorehouse Physician," (published by University of Illinois Press) with the author Roger Bruns.
Discussing the book "The eagle forgotten: the life of John Peter Altgeld" with the author Harry Barnard.
Tribute to Chicago painter and piano player Eddie Balchowsky.
Interviewing Richard Frazier and Steve Gamble, members of the Chicago Chamber Brass.
Discussing the book, "Forever Open, Clear and Free: The Struggle for Chicago's Lakefront," and interviewing the author Lois Wille.
Studs Terkel discusses life in the Vietnam era with children from Father Charles Pond's St. Timothy Episcopal Church Parish in Chicago. Rose is the featured speaker at 16 years of age she is no longer in school but is very well spoken. Acknowledging that people with mental illnesses are not always able to make sound decisions which are needed for individuals to make group decisions. She sees one of the problems in the world being that people are losing their individuality to a group mentality.
Discussing the book "Apostle of Peace: Essays in Honor of Daniel Berrigan," with essayist and poet Father Daniel Berrigan.
Interviewing the Chicago Brass Quintet.
Interviewing members of Chicago String Ensemble.
Presenting music accompanying reading stories from Coast of Chicago
Terkel comments and presents a musical performance by The Lira Singers