Peter Sellars talks about his production of "The Merchant of Venice." Peter Sellars also compares Los Angeles California to the world of "The Merchant of Venice". Sellars also discusses the history of the Jewish people, immigrants, the ghetto, and race relations.
Interviewing Barno Hughes, Harold Rubin, Carl Douglas Fuchs : Studs Terkel in South Africa.
Dr. Willard Gayelin talks about and reads from his book "In the Service of Their Country." He talks about the imprisonment of conscientious objectors who did not want to participate in the war.
Jane Kennedy talks about her political views and her view of society as a whole. She also discusses her experience in an all women's prison and how the prison system dehumanizes the inmates.
Discussing the book "Where is Joey? Looking for a boy lost in Hare Krishna" with the author Morris Yanoff.
John T. Scopes was a young teacher who taught biology. He was arrested because in Tennessee, no theory of the origin of man could be taught in schools. Clarence Darrow, an attorney from Chicago, defended Scopes in the "Scopes Monkey Trial" of 1925. Scopes was found guilty and was fined $100.