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Terkel talks with three World War Two veterans
Mr. Brock, a recreational therapist, and Mr. Hollie, a nurse, discuss paraplegia. Each of the gentlemen discuss the individual accidents that caused their injuries, their recovery and how they got through it. They talk to Studs about the things they enjoy doing and goals they are trying to reach.
Lieutenant Louis Font discusses daily life at West Point Military Academy and being a conscientious objector; part 2.
First Lieutenant Louis Font discusses the events and thought process that led to becoming conscientious objector to the Vietnam War as a recent West Point Military Academy graduate. He also talks about daily life at West Point; part 1.
Studs interview with Mel Lambert and five Puerto Rican boys (Harry, Carlos, Vic, Jose, and Hector) about their life in Puerto Rico and Chicago. They discuss learning English and other subjects in the jobs project. The five boys talk about gang involvement and interactions with other race and ethnic groups. They also discuss their goals, economic opportunity in Chicago, and their difficult experiences of learning English and getting an education.
Studs interview with Mattiwilda Dobbs, first female and black to perform at La Scala. Dobbs describes her musical beginning as a child within a musical family in Atlanta, Georgia. She explains her training and professional background with various opera houses and theaters. The musical pieces are removed from this edited version of the original recording.
Interviewing in Montgomery, Alabama, with Molly a poor white [part 7, tape 2 of 2]. She speaks of the culture and heritage of poor white families. She advocates for unity and leadership and sense of worth for poor whites. Some of the recording fades out and has some static that makes it hard to understand.