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Eqbal Ahmad and Muhammad Yunus discuss the current state of East and West Pakistan with Studs Terkel. Topics of discussion include current food shortages, United States intervention in South and Southeast Asia, military rule in Pakistan, cultural differences between East and West Pakistan, and the human toll resulting from the military government, disease, and natural disasters. Includes an excerpt of a recording of Shanta Gandhi telling a story about an audience member’s response at the end of a play she performed during the Bengal Famine.(Wav ID: 1863201-3-1, 3-2, 3-3)
C.D.B. Bryan discusses his book "Friendly Fire" and the Vietnam War. Bryan discusses the true story of Michael Mullen who was killed by friendly fire in Vietnam and his family.
Discussing the book "My life and the times" and interviewing the author Turner Catledge. Turner Catledge discusses his life and his career at the "New York Times".
Horace Cayton discusses his autobiography Long Old Road (part 1 of 3). Includes song "Long Old Road" by Bessie Smith.
Horace Cayton discusses Long Old Road: An Autobiography (part 3 of 3).
Del Close discusses hipsters, what is hip, and comedy. Includes a clip of Del Close and his colleague John Brent from the beatnik satire "How to Speak Hip".
Discussing American democracy and interviewing Henry Steele Commager. Commager is an eminent historian who published an annotated version of Alexis de Tocqueville's "Democracy in America".
Henry Steele Commager discusses America, American history, and American relations. He also discusses television, historical figures, and wars. (Recorded at the Orrington Hotel in Evanston, Ill.).
Writer and activist Paul Cowan discusses the events and experiences that inspired his book "The Making of an UnAmerican," part 1.
Writer and activist Paul Cowan discusses the Peace Corps and his book "The Making of an UnAmerican", part 2
Melvin Douglas and Frank Lovejoy discuss their roles in Gore Vidal's play "The Best Man", politics, and their careers.
Kentucky writer John Egerton discusses his book "Generations: An American Family." The song "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is played at the opening and closing of the interview. The timestamps are as follows: 00:01:29-00:02:36 (opening) 00:55:33-00:58:40 (closing)
Pat Anstett, Kathy Loftus and Wanda Morris discuss federal budget cuts to health, education and welfare. Studs and the three ladies talk about how many people are effected by these budget cuts and the programs that will be cut.
Discussing "Just around the corner" and interviewing Robert Bendiner.