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Discussing the book "Beating the Bushes: Life in the Minor League," published by Icarus Press) with sports editor and author Frank Dolson.
Discussing the play "Bleacher Bums: A Nine-Inning Comedy" with Richard Fiere and creator and actor Joe Mantegna.
Kahn talks about Jackie Robinson and the integration of baseball. Includes an excerpt from an interview with early player Sam Crawford.
Discussing baseball and interviewing Bill Leonard.
Discussing the book "The Last Shot: City Streets, Basketball Dreams" (published by Houghton Mifflin) with the author, creative non-fiction writer Darcy Frey.
William Brashler, journalist and author discusses his novel "Bingo Long's Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings". Mr Brashler converses with Studs about his research for the novel and the players he had spoken with to gather information for the book. The novel tells the story of a baseball team that revolts from a tyrannical Negro League owner and spends the 1939 season barnstorming around the Midwest. Includes two excerpts of a Cool Papa Bell interview talking about their travel as "barnstormers". Studs and Mr Brashler read several exchanges of dialogue from the book.
The England vs. Wales rugby rivalry is brought to life live from Twickenham Stadium by Studs Terkel. Surrounded by 65,000 fans, Studs Terkel with David Thompson interview fans during the pregame show offering the traditions and spirit of this passionate sport.