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Vine Deloria discusses Native American rights and history focusing on treaties formed and broken by the United State government. Original recording 1965063-3-1 includes music by Buffy Sainte-Marie.
Vine Deloria discusses his book "The Metaphysics of Modern Existence", religion, ethics, Native Americans, Native American culture, and Native American history. Includes a previous interview with Vine Deloria at O'Hare Airport.
Robert Black, Robert Johnson, and Dr. Gordon Livingston talk about the Vietnam War. All three are officers in the military and veterans of the Vietnam War. They talk about the Tet offensive and the Battle of Hue in 1968, and the deplorable treatment of the Vietnamese people by the United States military . Upon returning they have chosen to become anti-Vietnam War because it is not a struggle to stop Communism so much as being a force of destruction.
Robert Black, Robert Johnson, Dr. Gordon Livingston, and Steve Perriman talk about the Vietnam War. All three are officers in the military and veterans of the Vietnam War. They discuss their lives before and after the war and the contradiction and changes that came after seeing the horrors of the Vietnam War.
A replay from the Studs Terkel Wax Museum weekly program of a previously recorded interview he did on a train bound for Washington, DC for civil rights march in August, 1963. The recording began with a Studs interview of the train Porter, who is a black man. The song, "This Train Is Bound for Glory" played at the beginning and throughout until it closed the recording. At the end, Studs, mentions some of the names of those interviewed. This recording begins on the train that is in Eastern Pennsylvania and continues to DC and the return to Chicago.
Discussing and presenting music from an upcoming benefit for Bridge for Humanity - Bosnian Youth Project with journalist Jan Muller, Swedish singer Mattias Nilsson, Bridge for Humanity Executive Director Vesna Rebarnek, and health columnist Benjamin Girando.
Susan Nussbaum, founder of Access Living and Michael Pachovas founder of Disabled Prisoners Program discuss the upcoming Disabled Americans Freedom Rally in the backdrop of the International Year of the Disabled Persons and President Reagan's budget cuts. Society needs to understand that expenditures are required to secure the rights of disabled people to live active, productive lives. They need to be able to get out of their apartment buildings or homes, travel on sidewalks and ride buses. That may require access ramps, working elevators, cut curbs, and hydraulic buses to lower steps.
Ms. Anthony, the grand-niece of Susan B. Anthony, comments on the women's liberation movement, her personal political life and her view of Christian life.
Discussing Hiroshima and nuclear nonproliferation with survivors of the Hiroshima bomb of August 6, 1945 and activists organizing against nuclear proliferation.
Using the backdrop of James Baldwin's "Nobody Knows My Name" and Baldwin's feelings that Blacks were ashamed of where they came from, Terkel interviews Professor and Chairman of the Political Science Department of Roosevelt University on his book coauthored with Stokely Carmichael entitled" Black Power: Politics of Liberation in America". Hamilton states that Blacks were taught to hate themselves and leave school believing that. Institutional racism and the deliberate oppression it creates, holds blacks back. Blacks are left out of crucial decision making processes that concern them.
Discussing "Discrimination in metropolitan Chicago" with Curtiss Brooks, employment specialist, Chicago Urban League, Jane Weston, housing specialist, American Friends Service Committee, and Philip Hauser, Sociology Department of University of Chicago. Brooks, Weston and Hauser provide data, reports and statistics to debunk the myths concerning the Black market for housing in Chicago. Weston states that public attitudes have changed and Real Estate must listen and accommodate open occupancy. Another myth that is discussed is that property values will go down if Blacks move in.
Terkel wraps up his discussion with Frank Norman. Norman gives his opinion on present conditions in prisons and orphanages. He opens up about his relationship with his daughter and a family he has never met.
Mrs. John B. Allen recalls stories from Jane Addams' "The Long Road of Woman's Memory" and "Twenty Years at Hull House". She also recounts her own personal stories of Thanksgiving and Christmas at Hull House as well as her own volunteer service with The Immigrants Protective League. Jane Addams advocated for shorter hours, child labor laws, women's suffrage, youth, and peace. She prejudged no one and saw individuals as having various needs, desires, and each with their own gifts. She found reassurance that life is good through the spirit of youth. This interview ends at 45:03.
Studs discusses religion in contemporary society with Catholic Msgr. John Egan, Dr.