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May 31, 1972 - MPR’s Connie Goldman interviews Jewish-American author Meyer Levin about his book, "The Settlers." This is part 2 of interview (part 1 was aired on May 30th, 1972). This file was digitized with the help of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
June 12, 1972 - MPR reporter Dulcie Lawrence summarizes events at the DFL state convention.
July 16, 1972 - MPR Classical Host Michael Barone interviews Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, music director of the Minnesota Orchestra. They discuss various composers, classical pieces, and Skrowaczewski’s own compositions.
July 21, 1972 - MPR’s Paul Gruchow interviews Phil Easton, the publisher of the Stillwater Gazette, about giving furloughs to inmates of Stillwater Prison.
July 28, 1972 - MPR’s Paul Gruchow presents interview about the unfair treatment and racism against Black women working in General Mills and other corporations.
August 4, 1972 - MPR’s Paul Gruchow talks with community Mankato drug stores on the struggles of medication costs and cooperatives.
August 18, 1972 - MPR’s Paul Gruchow interviews U.S. Congressman John M. Zwach on education funding. Topics of discussion include busing and final bill passage.
August 28, 1972 - MPR’s Paul Gruchow reports on debate over copper-nickel mining development in northeastern Minnesota. Report includes comments from residents and environmental officials.
September 7, 1972 - After racial disturbances at several Minneapolis high schools last year, human relations programs are appearing in high schools.
September 18, 1972 - Connie Goldman reviews Vance Packard's latest book "A Nation of Strangers" which discusses the increasing number of isolated and lonely individuals in a highly mobile society, and the chaos caused by big business moving employees all over the globe. In an interview, when Packard was in town recently, Goldman asked him why he didn't challenge the audience with questions about alienation instead of telling jokes and anecdotes.