May 11, 1972 - A news feature of the "Eight Days in May" - anti-war demonstrations known as the Dinkytown riot. McCarthy is sympathetic to the protests.
May 16, 1972 - MPR’s Paul Gruchow reports on University of Minnesota faculty and student representatives of group against President Nixon’s Vietnam War policy meeting with congressmen in Washington D.C. The protest delegation asked politicians about their positions.
May 31, 1972 - MPR’s Paul Gruchow interviews Dr. Charles H. Mayo II about national health insurance. Mayo formed a Minnesota organization to push for passage of national health legislation.
June 12, 1972 - Jack Baker talks about similar goals of the state convention women's caucus and the gay rights caucus. The women's caucus is essentially tearing down and rejecting male chauvinism. So is the gay rights caucus.
June 12, 1972 - MPR reporter Dulcie Lawrence summarizes events at the DFL state convention.
June 12, 1972 - Various speakers nominate, testify in support of Mondale. Mondale speech excerpts.
June 17, 1972 - Tony Russo, a key figure in the Pentagon Papers case, talks with Paul Gruchow and Marvin Granger about social justice under the Nixon administration. Russo describes his personal experience in jail. (Please note - This is a "raw" interview, with audio prior to start of proper interview, and fluctuations in audio quality)
July 21, 1972 - MPR’s Paul Gruchow interviews Phil Easton, the publisher of the Stillwater Gazette, about giving furloughs to inmates of Stillwater Prison.
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.