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Should We Control the Sale of Guns? (click on title to listen to program, please)

Date:1965-09-16
Length: 53:40 minutes
Russ Gibb, (Host) ; Carl Perien, (Guest)
Carl Perien answers questions on gun control legislation and thought of the time. Night Call was the first national radio call-in program. It appeared on the Mutual Broadcasting Network and was produced by the Methodist Church in conjunction with the National Council of Churches.
Topics: Gun control; Radio program
ID: DA-1007

Have Our Supreme Court Decisions Handcuffed Our Police? (click on title to listen to program, please)

Date:1965-09-17
Length: 53:34 minutes
Russ Gibb, (Host) ; Ed Gray, (Guest)
Night Call was the first national radio call-in program. It appeared on the Mutual Broadcasting Network and was produced by the Methodist Church in conjunction with the National Council of Churches. Online version is 53:26 (a gap has been removed).
Topics: Criminal justice; Radio program
ID: DA-1039

Why Is Our Water Dirty? (click on title to listen to program, please)

Date:1965-09-20
Length: 53:35 minutes
Russ Gibb, (Host) ; Edward Paulson, (Guest)
The guest is Edward Paulson, chemical engineer for Calgon Corporation. Night Call was the first national radio call-in program. It appeared on the Mutual Broadcasting Network and was produced by the Methodist Church in conjunction with the National Council of Churches.
Topics: Municipal services; Municipal water supply; Radio program
ID: DA-1029

The Indo-Pakistani Conflict (click on title to listen to program, please)

Date:1965-09-21
Length: 53:48 minutes
Russ Gibb, (Host) ; Richard S. Wheeler, (Guest)

Topics: India-Pakistan Conflict, 1965; International relations; Radio program
ID: DA-1062

What Kind of Education After High School? (click on title to listen to program, please)

Date:1965-09-22
Length: 53:54 minutes
Russ Gibb, (Host) ; Dr. Edmund J. Glaiser, Jr., (Guest)
The guest was Dr. Edmund J. Glaser, Jr. of Bethesda MD. He was executive director of the Amercian Association of Junior Colleges. This explores the role of the junior college in America.
Topics: Higher education; Radio program
ID: DA-1063

Flying Saucers (click on title to listen to program, please)

Date:1965-09-23
Length: 53:49 minutes
Russ Gibb, (Host) ; Laura Mundo, (Guest)

Topics: Radio program; Space travel; Unidentified flying objects
ID: DA-1064

What Does the Negro Want Now? (click on title to listen to program, please)

Date:1965-09-24
Length: 53:48 minutes
Russ Gibb, (Host) ; Dorothy Height, (Guest)
The guest, Dorothy Height, (a Methodist) was the President of the National Council of Negro Women and Director of the Office of Racial Integration for the National Young Women's Christian Association, and member of the President's Commission on Women in America. She was at her home in New York City.
Topics: Civil rights; Race relations; Radio program
ID: DA-1065

Why Do We Like James Bond? (click on title to listen to program, please)

Date:1965-09-28
Length: 54:04 minutes
Russ Gibb, (Host) ; Rev. James Wall, (Guest)
Interview following the 3rd James Bond Movie, "Goldfinger". The Rev. James M. Wall edited the influential Christian Century magazine from 1972 through 1999 and (in 2007) serves as its Senior Contributing Editor. He continues to contribute articles on religion, culture and film. He is the author of Church and Cinema (Eerdmans, 1971), editor of Three European Directors (Eerdmans, 1972), and has lectured widely on film and theology at universities and film festivals. Wall has served as a representative of the National Council of Churches to the film industry and on the appeals board of the Ratings Board of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). He is president of North American Interfilm, an organization that conducts workshops and seminars for church groups, and assigns members to serve on ecumenical juries at secular film festivals in Berlin, Montreal and Cannes. Mr. Wall was named the 2001 "Alumnus of the Year" by the University of Chicago Divinity School.
Topics: Motion pictures; Radio program
ID: DA-1066

Playboyism: A New Religious Alternative? (click on title to listen to program, please)

Date:1965-09-29
Length: 53:31 minutes
Russ Gibb, (Host) ; Dr. Alan J. Moore, (Guest)
The guest, Dr. Alan J. Moore, was professor of education at Claremont School of Theology. Dr. Moore taught in the area of church and society.
Topics: Popular culture; Radio program; Sex
ID: DA-1067

Shakespeare on Love (click on title to listen to program, please)

Date:1965-09-30
Length: 53:57 minutes
Russ Gibb, (Host) ; Dr. Moelywn Merchant, (Guest)
Moelywn Merchant, a Shakespeare scholar, speaks to Night call from his home in England -- the first transatlantic guest on Night Call. Merchant was dean of the English Department, Exeter University, Devon, England.
Topics: Literature; Radio program; Shakespeare, William, 1564- 1616
ID: DA-1068