January 1, 1974 - Czech filmmaker Jan Kadar visits New Prague to see how much Czech culture remains.
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.
December 15, 1974 - MPR’s Greg Barron produces “In Search of a Better Life,” a documentary which explores the origin, life and challenges of Mexican American community in Minnesota. The community of St. Paul’s West Side neighborhood is highlighted.
April 14, 1975 - MPR’s Greg Barron presents the documentary “A Matter of Life and Death.” Barron rides with a paramedic unit at the Ramsey County Hospital in St. Paul, and in the process records during a call to save the life of a heart-attack victim.
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. Topics include problematic dichotomy of funeral industry as a business vs. providing a social service and the ceremonial nature behind burial or cremation.
March 4, 1977 - Midday presents segments of a sound portrait on Strasburg, North Dakota, a town rich in old-world heritage. It examines the town through music and discussion by the people of Strasburg.
June 25, 1977 - MPR’s Bob Potter presents “The Role of the Courts in a Changing Society: Fritz vs. Warthan,” a documentary that examines landlord/tenant law in Minnesota and the court case Fritz vs. Wathan.