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Mr. Blanksten, Ms. Edelmen, Mr. Eisner and Dr. Pedritis, all educators, talk about economist and Prime Minister of Greece Andreas Papandreou's imprisonment. They discuss his policies and beliefs and talk personally of him
Studs interviews three Cook County Hospital doctors: Dr. Tessa Fischer Dr. Mark Bonnell Dr. David Moore Main topic of conversation is the 18-day residents and interns strike at Cook County Hospital, Chicago, October-November 1975. At the time it was the longest doctors’ strike in U.S. history. Topics include: Patient care, benefits and wages, and working conditions. The distinction is made between a "strike" and what the doctors call a "job action".
Horace Cayton discusses his autobiography Long Old Road, part 2 of 3. Includes song "Take This Hammer" by Big Bill Broonzy.
Discussing the "Chicago Schools Challenge " and interviewing James Clement, Mrs. Barry Norton, and Pearl Shaw.
British historian and writer Basil Davidson discusses Africa and his book "Lost Cities of Africa," part 2. This recording also includes a discussion with Anne Graham Bell and Tony Mott about London's youth (recorded while Studs was in England) beginning at 00:20:14. Mott and Bell portion of the interview cuts off abruptly at the end.
Miss Dillon discusses being a bookseller, bookselling, and life in London. [Interview with Miss Dillon ends at 41:27] James Cameron discusses law and order, Chicago, and spending time with Studs Terkel. Studs Terkel interviews them in England. Includes the songs "Amazing Grace" and another song called "Amen".
Discussing the work of Thresholds, a Chicago social service organization, and interviewing Jerry Dinson and Michael Sternberg. They discuss what Thresholds provides and how it helps people with their confidence and mental health. Includes a song called "Young Paul".
Danilo Dolci discusses his life in Italy, his book "The Man Who Plays Alone", architecture, agriculture, social activism, his inspirations, and his career. Tom Cornell translates for Danilo Dolci. Includes at the end of the program an Italian song by Jerre Mangione and an Italian song called "Bella Ciao".
British writer and journalist, Anthony Sampson discusses his book, "The Sovereign State of ITT". Mr Sampson converses with Studs about the book, the ITT(International Telephone and Telegraph) Corporation and the weakening of the authority of traditional national governments by the multinational corporations/conglomerates. Mr Sampson, speaks in-depth about Harold Geneen the President CEO of ITT, and his involvement in collusion with the GOP and Richard Nixon to avoid an anti-trust lawsuit with large campaign contributions.