Selections from the WFMT collection of Terkel’s radio interviews, delivered several times each week. An unofficial feed.
Jonathon Kozol discusses his book "Free schools" and education
First broadcast on April 11, 1972. Discussing the book, "Free schools," and interviewing the author Jonathan Kozol. Jonathon Kozol also discusses education. Includes interview clip of Kermit Eby.
Joan Didion in conversation with Studs Terkel
First broadcast on April 07, 1977.
Interviewing poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti and about his book "Over All the Obscene Boundaries: European Poems & Transitions"
First broadcast on April 03, 1986.
Dizzy Gillespie discusses the art of jazz ; part 2
First broadcast on March 30, 1961. Part 2 of the program continues with Dizzy Gillespie discovering the following: his jazz style; his interactions with other musicians; and his latin musical influences. The following Gillespie musical excerpts are played: "Tin Tin Deo"; "La Lorraine"; and an musical piece (with an undisclosed title) is played to end the program.
Dizzy Gillespie discusses the art of jazz ; part 1
First broadcast on March 30, 1961. Part 1 of this program begins with Studs Terkel reading an excerpt from the book "Giants of Jazz" , which describes Dizzy Gillespie's early life. Gillespie discusses the following: the state of jazz; his fellow musicians; jazz contributors; jazz fundamentals; and his tours abroad. Gillespie's "Groovin' High" is played towards the end of this part of the program.
Interviewing former CIA agent David MacMichael
First broadcast on March 24, 1995. MacMichael testified in front of the World Court at the Hague in 1985 about the United States government's activities with anti-Sandinista contra forces in Nicaragua and President Reagan's knowledge of such events.