February 25, 1975 - Report on impact and implications of the termination of Mischa Penn's teaching career at the University of Minnesota. Last May, the Minnesota Daily newspaper printed an editorial that made reference to the dangers of a creeping grey mediocrity in academia. The issue that prompted this critique was the Mischa Penn affair, as well as the impact and implications of the termination of Mr. Penn's teaching career at the University. The discussion of the non-reappointment of Mischa Penn, assistant professor of Humanities at the University of Minnesota was moderated by Connie Goldman. Participants included Kenneth Keller, Professor of Chemical Engineering and acting Dean of the Graduate School; Anna Stanley, Graduate Teaching Associate in Afro-American Studies and a masters candidate in the American Studies Program; Anna Stanley, Graduate Teaching Associate in Afro-American Studies and a masters candidate in the American Studies Program; David R. Brown, Endocrinologist, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota Medical Schools; and Martin Dworkin, Professor of Microbiology, University of Minnesota Medical School.
September 8, 1972 - A discussion by local members of the Jewish community on the eve of Rosh Hashanah, following the slayings of the Israeli delegation to the Olympic Games 1972. Hosted by Connie Goldman, who is joined by Paul Gruchow. [Please note - audio contains explicit language]