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Renowned soprano, Madame Rosa Raisa discusses her career, early training, Chicago debuts, travels, teaching, and hobbies post opera.
British baritone Ian Wallace discusses the Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Recorded while Studs was in England.
Dr. Aviva Weissman discusses the emergence of family planning services in England and the importance of women having access to contraception and other services. Weissman discusses her experience with families who have benefitted from the services of Planned Parenthood.
British baritone Ian Wallace discusses Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Recorded while Studs was in England.
While in London, England, Studs Terkel interviews George Curry, a newspaper vendor with a storefront in a hotel. The two discussed Curry’s hometown of Dundee, Scotland and its politics, in addition to London’s current political atmosphere. They also talk about Curry’s political leanings; he is a socialist, and he criticizes England’s immigration policies. Curry comments on his interest in the arts and speaks on stereotypes surrounding the working class. The interview is interrupted intermittently by customers buying their morning paper.
Interviewing Richard Hoggart : Studs in England.
Interviewing a London cab driver and Karel Reisz while Studs was in England. Recorded in the cab and in Karel Reisz's London home.
Interviewing Bertrand Russell and Phyllis Evans while Studs was in England.
Studs interviews patrons in a the pub of the Falcon Hotel, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence, while in Stratford-upon-Avon (Midlands) in England. A variety of questions were asked about favorite memories, jobs, and daily life.
Studs Terkel gathers a cross section of opinions on accents and their changing role on class distinctions in British Society. He asks the Mayor and Mayoress of Stratford-upon-Avon, the Huxleys, their opinions on the influence of education on accents and class. Also present to offer opinions are Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence, pub owners from Lower Quinton near Stratford-on-Avon, and Mr. Morris, a London stockbroker and his wife. Bookending the conversation at the mayor's home are two conversations with Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence.
Interviewing Holly Arntzen, a folk singer and songwriter of political and social protest songs.
Interviewing Elaine Scott Banks and members of City Musick's production of "The Rake's Progress."
a musical biography of Irish patriot and author Brendan Behan, with actors Glenn Allen Pruett and Mary Callaghan Lynch, and musician Neil Woodward.
Discussing the book "Living With War: A Belfast Year" (published by Viking) with author Sally Belfrage.