May 9, 1971 - "The New Left: The Anti-Industrial Revolution" is a 1971 collection of essays by Ayn Rand, in which she argues that religion, the New Left, and similar forces are irrational and harmful.
September 1, 1971 - Roberto Rossellini, Italian film director and screenwriter, is interviewed by James Blue and Al Milgrom at University of Minnesota event. Rossellini also answers audience questions. Mr. Rossellini was one of the directors of the neorealist film movement.
October 7, 1971 - MPR's first live broadcast of Minnesota Orchestra, October 7, 1971. Excerpt from broadcast of concert with host Arthur Hoehn. Audio from highlight CD created in October 2010 when Hoehn was inducted into Museum of Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
October 7, 1971 - Pre-intermission break from MPR's first live broadcast of the Minnesota Orchestra, October 7, 1971. The orchestra has finished "The Flying Dutchman" conducted by Stanislaw Skrowaczewski and Hoehn speaks in the interval before it begins William Schuman's Symphony No. 3. Audio from highlight CD created in October 2010 when Hoehn was inducted into Museum of Broadcasting Hall of Fame.
January 1, 1972 -
January 1, 1972 - Marvin Granger and Gerald Vizenor discussing the case of Thomas Whitehawk. Marvin Granger has spent two years looking into the case of Thomas James Whitehawk, an American Indian from South Dakota who was convicted of murder and sentenced to death. Gerald Vizenor is a Native American writer.
February 15, 1972 - Corporations and war was the subject of six days of seminars and discussion by a number of nationally known war critics, scholars and former military and corporate employees at the Newman Center near the University of Minnesota. Speakers included Robert Bly, Le Anh Tu, Fred Branfman, Richard Oakes, Noam Chomsky, Michael Tanzer and G. William Domhoff.
April 30, 1972 - Dr. Rollo May's lecture entitled "The Courage to Create" given at Central Presbyterian Church in Saint Paul as part of The Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research memorial "Paul Tillich: Celebration of a Life".
May 1, 1972 - Rosemary Dahlen interview with Buckminster Fuller. Fuller believe that global resources can support the entire population with higher standard of living, using current technology.
May 1, 1972 - Paul Gruchow interview with Father Lorrie Gavin and his sexuality and his vow of celibacy.