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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".
Progressive educator Herbert Kohl discusses educator and founder of the Highlander Folk School Myles Horton and the book about him, "The Long Haul: An Autobiography." The book was written by Herbert Kohl and his wife, Judith Kohl.
Jeanne Stellman discusses her book, "Work Is Dangerous to Your Health: A Handbook of Health Hazards in the Workplace and What You Can Do About Them," and workplace safety issues in a variety of industries. Topics of discussion include the importance of prioritizing health in the workplace and consulting workers on workplace safety issues, and industry responses to occupational hazards.
Discussing the book, "The Rape of the Taxpayer," and interviewing the author Philip M. Stern.
Discussing "Info '68. Robert discusses the guaranteed annual income, welfare system, campaigning, being involved in issues surrounding political issues, and promoting his book An Alternative Future for America's Third Century .
Einar Thorsrud, co-author of "Democracy at Work: The Report of the Norwegian Industrial Democracy Program" and Sid Roger, an American journalist writing on labor union issues, discuss work and labor issues. Topics of discussion include work planning, technology and alienation in the workplace, alternatives to the assembly line, women in the workplace, and satisfaction at work.
Presenting a rebuttal to editorials opposing the nuclear arms freeze with Dr. Jack Geiger, Dr. George Kistiakowsky, Dr. Herbert (Peter) Schoville and Dr. Kosta Tsipis of MIT.
Loren Baritz, Executive Vice President of Empire State College (part of the State University of New York), discusses the purpose of higher education and the relationship between higher education and work. Topics of discussion include the current state of student apathy driven by economic insecurity, vocationalism, the structure of higher education institutions, and how the generation gap affects learning. Baritz also discusses the redefining of work in American culture and ideas for making liberal arts education more relevant to work.
Bess Myerson discusses her career including her experiences as Miss America and as Commissioner of Consumer Affairs for New York City.
Discussing steelworkers and interviewing Ed Sadlowski of the United Steelworkers of America and Ted Smolarek. Includes Pete Seeger's songs "Pittsburgh Town" at the beginning and "Talking Union" at the end.