Discussing "El Bario in Chicago" and interviewing members of LADO (the Latin American Defense Organization).
Interviewing Abbie Hoffman, Bobby Seale, and Dave Dellinger of the Chicago 8.
Interviewing Mary Hollis and Sandra Maxwell, members of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN).
Mr. Doty and Studs are driving through west-side Chicago talking about the riots that had just occurred. Talks briefly with Mr. Black a worker at the Sinclair station at the corner of Troop and Roosevelt. Also speaks with a person from the neighborhood that was present at the riots. Interviews parks department workers at a plastic pool that was set up in Fosco park.
Discussing Chicago neighborhoods with Alderman Dick Simpson, Ron Shaffman, Mary Lou Daniel and Fabian Padilla.
Interviewing Belinda Belcher, executive director of the Uptown People's Law Center, and guest.
Discussing the Equal Rights Amendment with Illinois Representative Susan Catania and political activists Clara Day and Margaret Klimkowski.
Interviewing General Chaney, Charles Roche and Mary Lou Wolff of the Citizens Action Program.
Interviewing Gale Cincotta, a co-author of the book "Urban Disinvestment: New Implications for Community Organization, Research, and Public Policy." Cincotta is an expert on discrimination in mortgage loans and its effects in Chicago and other cities.
The song "America the Beautiful" always reminded Gale Cincotta about how great it was to live in America, the land with great schools and great jobs. It wasn't until Cincoltta became a community organizer that she realized all schools and all jobs are not great for everyone. Cincotta's hope was to give people the power to make their lives better, not solely by pointing out problems but by doing something about them.
Prologue Alternative High School is a not-for-profit community-based organization that operates three alternative high schools in Chicago.