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Discussing the book "Solidarity and Treason: Resistance and Exile, 1933-1940" (published by Northwestern University Press) with the author Lisa Fittko.
Discussing the books "Code Name 'Mary': Memoirs of an American Woman in the Austrian Underground" (published by Yale University Press) and "The Deadly Innocents: Portraits of Children Who Kill" (Basic Books, reprint by Yale University Press) with the author Muriel Gardiner.
Werner Burkhardt, German music journalist, critic, and translator, discusses his life and work with Studs. Mr Burkhardt speaks about his life during the time of Adolph Hitler, the Hitler Youth, and World War II. They end the interview talking about Jazz in Munich, a recording of "My Man" by Billie Holiday closes the interview.
Studs Terkel and Frederick Ritter discuss the life and work of playwright Bertolt Brecht, the genre of epic theater, and more.
Studs engages the former Chicago Symphony Orchestra conductor, Sir Georg Solti, in a wide-ranging conversation about his life and career. From his early studies in Budapest with Béla Bartók, his string of good-luck opportunities before, during, and after World War II, meeting Toscanini in Lucerne, and starting on top conducting in Frankfurt, London, and finally Chicago. He discusses his many German and European musical influences and contemporaries, and stresses the importance of education, arts funding, and hard work.
Discussing the book "Degenerate Art: the Fate of the Avant-Garde in Nazi Germany," (published by H. N. Abrams) with the author and editor Stephanie Barron.
William L. Shirer discusses his book "The Collapse of the Third Republic". Shirer talks about the fall of the third republic of France. Shirer also discusses World War II Europe.