January 7, 1974 - MPR’s Greg Barron presents an audio montage of news reports, music, poetry, eyewitness accounts and interviews before and after the 1973 military coup in Chile.
October 9, 1974 - Documentary on Southwestern Minnesota tour of ‘Minnesota Poetry Out Loud’ - a week-long caravan of Minnesota poets operating out of Camden State Park, south of Marshall, giving formal and informal readings at the end of July 1974.
January 15, 1976 - Studs Terkel has put together a tribute to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with both music and interview with Dr. King.
March 26, 1976 - Reflections of the North documentary presents two Minnesota naturalists and artists, writer Sigurd Olson and Photographer Les Blacklock, who offer readings and personal commentary on life in the “North.”
November 15, 1976 - An exploration of the American burial ritual, including conversations with writers, funeral directors, ministers, sociologists, and anthropologists.
June 25, 1977 - This documentary examines landlord/tenant law in Minnesota and the court case Fritz vs. Wathan. First in a series of documentary programs on the role of the courts, legislative action, and law in a changing society.
July 30, 1977 - This documentary focuses on divorce, and an examination of Minnesota divorce laws. Includes such topics as how divorce law in Minnesota has changed from "fault" to "no-fault", alimony, child support, visitation, post-dissolution problems, and the role of attorneys. Second in a series of documentary programs on the role of the courts, legislative action, and law in a changing society.
August 8, 1977 - Twenty months ago, in November 1975, the giant ore carrier Edmund Fitzgerald plunged to the bottom of Lake Superior during a storm. The marine board of investigation determined that the Fitzgerald's hatches failed, and the ship sank in a few seconds. This Options program is a collection of commentary, statements, and recordings describing the accident and its aftermath.
August 27, 1977 - This documentary focuses on criminal law. Follows the process of investigation, charging, trial, sentencing and appeals. Third in a series of documentary programs on the role of the courts, legislative action, and law in a changing society.
September 5, 1977 - An excursion through the resort area in Northwestern Iowa known as the Iowa Great Lakes. On Labor Day, most of the tourists and vacationers who swell this area's population from eight to sixty thousand will be going home. But the atmosphere that surrounded the lakes in this and previous summers has been captured in the following sound portrait.