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Discussing the book "Who Owns America?" and interviewing the author Walter J. Hickel, who became Governor of Alaska and Secretary of the Interior.
American screenwriter, Walter Bernstein, discusses his book "Inside Out: A Memoir of the Blacklist".
American screenwriter, Walter Bernstein, discusses his book "Inside Out: A Memoir of the Blacklist", a memoir about his life during and following his blacklisted status due to his alleged communist views. Bernstein uses the case of John Henry Faulk versus Laurence A. Johnson to serve as an example of how the entertainment industry was being diminished during this time.
Content Warning: This conversation includes racially and/or culturally derogatory language and/or negative depictions of Black and Indigenous people of color, women, and LGBTQI+ individuals. Rather than remove this content, we present it in the context of twentieth-century social history to acknowledge and learn from its impact and to inspire awareness and discussion. Wallace Terry felt it was an important mission to tell people about the Black men who fought in Vietnam. There are stories from 20 men.
Virginia Collins said her grandfather believed if the parish communities could afford to provide a white teacher for white school children, then the parishes of Black communities must do the same for the Black children. Collins also talks about her son Walter's legal case and his being in jail for violating six counts of induction to the army.
Studs interview with Virgil Thomson about his career as a music composer. Thomson shares his work with Gertrude Stein in operas "Mother of Us All" and "Four Saints In Three Acts." He discusses his preference for black artists. Thomson describes his work in documentary films such as "Plow That Broke the Plains." He also shares information about the cajun music "Squeeze Box" in the film "Louisiana Story." This edited version does not include the music pieces.
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.
Buffalo, land, barbed wire, treaties and legal cases are all topics of Vine Deloria's book, "American Indians, American Justice". A lawyer and a Sioux Indian himself, Deloria points out a tricky question for the courts -- What constitutes Indian country?
Discussing the book "My life and the times" and interviewing the author Turner Catledge. Turner Catledge discusses his life and his career at the "New York Times".
Tribute to Bill Leonard
Tribute to Abbie Hoffman
Interviewing Tony Kujala and Billy Crowe.