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Jim Cooper reads "Why Apes Look Like People" from the book Black Folk Tales and encourages the children assembled for the reading to discuss what they think of the animals in the story (with implications on human behavior).
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01/02/1975
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Say Brother / Folktales
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Jim Cooper, a teacher at the Highland Park Free School, talks about the concerted efforts by parents to reach their goals and define their own educational institution.
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12/31/1975
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Say Brother / Desegregation
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all pay for. With me tonight to urge that industrial companies get out of agriculture are Jim Hightower, Director of the Agribusiness Accountability Project, Washington, and United States Senator from Oklahoma, Fred Harris, their products through farmer cooperatives. Senator Nelson and others supporting the bill believe that it is an important and necessary first step in reversing American farm policy, particularly as it affects the family farmer. The bill, , and to tell us why we must try and stop it now, I've asked to join us tonight Jim Hightower. Welcome to The Advocates, Mr. Hightower. Jim Hightower is Director of the Agribusiness
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Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Howard Miller Advocate: William Rusher Witnesses: Jim Hightower – Agribusiness Accountability Sen. Fred Harris – D Oklahoma Russell Jackel – Hog Farmer, Delavan Illinois Howard Marguleas – Pres. Food Operations, Tenneco Willard Williams – Ag. Economist, Texas Tech.
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3/28/1972
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Advocates / Should large corporations be driven out of farming?
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— If they do volunteer, they can avoid the draft. —everyone to do something. No, it doesn't. I think you're mistaken. It's compulsory. Jim, what is, what
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Moderator: Marilyn Berger Advocate: Pete McCloskey Advocate: Lew Crampton Witnesses: Rep. Robin Beard – (R) Tennessee Harris Wofford – National Service Study Rep. Jim Weaver – (D) Oregon Barry Lynn – Attorney United Church of Christ
Date Created
4/22/1979
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Advocates / Should we have a compulsory system of service for all young Americans?
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had to come to grips with the European leaders for the first time and did sense this hostility. I think looked to Jim Callaghan to try and smooth the relationship, which I think he did rather successfully. I think it was a case where actually throughout his premiership, Jim Callaghan often acted as interlocutor between Helmut Schmidt and to a lesser extent Giscard D'Estaing and Jimmy Carter. And that went on you know, right till the January 1979 Guadeloupe summit. And there was a good relationship between Jimmy Carter and Jim Callaghan and it did help soothe some of these difficulties. He came particularly up in the light of the decision by President Carter not to go ahead with the neutron bomb, which personally, I was strongly in favor of. There
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David Owen was the British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs from 1977-1979, a period of some tension among NATO allies. The interview begins with the London summit of 1977 where President Carter met with sharp dissention on the part of Helmut Schmidt and Giscard d'Estaing over his views on civil nuclear power, specifically his resistance to fast breeder reactors which the Germans and French considered essential to their energy needs... more
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10/13/1987
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War and Peace in the Nuclear Age / Zero Hour
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Victor Weisskopf was a theoretical physicist who worked on the Manhattan Project from 1943-1946. He begins by relating how he became involved in physics in Germany in the late 1920s and describing the state of the field at that time, including the deeply inhibiting impact of Hitler's rise to power on international scientific cooperation... more
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02/26/1986
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War and Peace in the Nuclear Age / Weapon of Choice, The
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was to be the uh, Military Liaison Committee chairman, and uh, I was uh, last guest. And the purpose was to encourage uh, cooperation between the AEC and the military. Because Groves had been an irritant to Lilienthal, and he also felt I would be an irritant, so the idea was, how do you get people together? Well, we had the best encouragement for uh, cooperation because Clay's letter came in about that time. So it was a matter of discussion, uh, for the evening. And a necessity for cooperation. WOULD YOU BEGIN BY DESCRIBING, FOR SOMEONE WHO DOESN'T KNOW IT, WHAT THE CLAY TELEGRAM SAID? The Clay telegram uh, in essence, as I remember, Clay started out that up until the present time
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Kenneth Nichols served as Director of U.S. Army Research and Development, worked on the Manhattan Project, and was the Chief of the U.S. Armed Forces Special Weapons Project. In this interview, the focus is on a number of issues that surfaced in the years after World War II. These include the state of the nuclear stockpile and the desirability, in his view, of having the military take custody of nuclear weapons... more
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03/04/1986
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War and Peace in the Nuclear Age / Weapon of Choice, The
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system must help students to learn. Wilson asks for the cooperation of the audience in this effort. The audience applauds. V: Shots of audience members including Eric Van Loon (attorney for the plaintiffs, Morgan v. Hennigan) and Jim Conway (Charlestown resident). Nolan addresses
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Steve Pearlstein (journalist) speaks at a Town Meeting on Race and Class at the John F. Kennedy Library. The meeting is held in honor of the release of J. Anthony Lukas' novel, Common Ground. The novel is about the busing crisis in Boston. Pearlstein sums up the issues discusses at the forum. Dr. Laval Wilson (Superintendent, Boston Public Schools) addresses the audience. Wilson says that issues of race and class can be mediated through the public schools... more
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09/28/1985
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of our brother, Jim Farmer. We will now hear from Brother McKissick. The message that I shall give to you today was written by Jim Farmer from, cramped in Jim Crow schools. Until we live wherever we choose, and can eat, and play with no closed doors blocking our way, we will not stop the dogs that are biting us in the south, and the rats that are biting in the north. We will not stop until the heavy weight of centuries of oppression is removed from our backs, and like proud men everywhere, when we can stand tall together again. That is Jim Farmer
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The Educational Radio Network / ERN's coverage of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom Twelfth of fifteen hours of broadcast: 7:30 P.M. - Highlights of the afternoon's program.
Date Created
08/28/1963
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March on Washington / March Highlights [1 of 2]
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neighborhoods; that this strength must be channeled toward unity, the respect of differences, the preservation of ethnic identity, and a spirit of cooperation and trust. White urges cooperation and unity among neighborhoods and residents to make busing work. White reminds viewers that he is for integration, for publicity. Baumeister quotes Mel Bernstein of WNAC-TV and Bill Wheatley of WBZ-TV on their efforts at making busing coverage unobtrusive. Baumeister reports that Jim Thistle of WCVB-TV has instructed camera crews to maintain a low profile; that there will be no live coverage at the schools on opening day
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An Evening Compass special broadcast three days before the opening of Boston schools for Phase I desegregation. In-studio operators take phone calls from parents with questions about bus routes and school opening times. Kevin White addresses city residents on busing and school safety. Pam Bullard reports on school desegregation and the implementation of the busing plan. Pam Bullard reports on an anti-busing demonstration at City Hall Plaza... more
Date Created
09/09/1974
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Evening Compass, The / September in Boston