Robert del Tredici photographer, artist, and author discusses the history of nuclear weapon production plants around the United States and the effects of nuclear radiation.
Richard Lewis discusses nuclear energy, the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy, pollution, and his book "Nuclear Power Rebellion".
Richard G. Hatcher and Alexander Poinsett discuss Gary, Indiana, their book "Black Power: Gary Style," politics, and race relations. They discuss the corruption in Gary, Indiana and Gary politics. Includes Richard G. Hatcher reading his old speech from his book "Black Power: Gary Style."
Reverend W. Alvin Pitcher and Dr. Richard Wade discuss how violence and civil disobedience intertwine with civil rights, economic differences, and the importance of education.
Discussing the book "The Big Boys: Power and Position in American Business" (published by Pantheon) with the author, lawyer and consumer advocate Ralph Nader.
A sprawling conversation with R. Buckminster Fuller including his great aunt Margaret Fuller, future communication, the nature of work, human nature, and physics.
Discussing the book, "The Rape of the Taxpayer," and interviewing the author Philip M. Stern.
Peter Lyon discusses the book "Success Story: The Life and Times of S. S. McClure." Includes recitation of "Immortality" by William Jennings Bryan.
Socialist Party leader and Presbyterian minister Norman Thomas discusses social progress, his political views, and where society is headed with Studs Terkel. This is the final part of his interview.
Discussing the book "Downsize This!" (published by Crown) with the author, filmmaker and social critic Michael Moore.
Marya Mannes discusses her book But Will It Sell?, published in 1964. Mannes talks about American life and consumerism.
Marya Mannes talks about her book But Will It Sell?, published in 1964. Mannes talks about American life and consumerism.
Author Laurence Shoup discusses his book, "The Carter Presidency and Beyond: Power and Politics in the 1980s," and explains how President Carter came to be elected. He describes the Trilateral Commission and other groups created by corporations and the richest American families to lobby. the government. He also discusses the Carter presidency and his double-dealing with major issues such as unions and regulating big businesses.
Laurel Snyder describes to Studs Terkel her journey into prostitution and her involvement in the organization COYOTE, which advocates for the rights of sex workers and the decriminalization of prostitution.