New directions for a new Congress, Part 2. Barbara Walters' guests include two women representatives: Barbara Jordan (D-Texas) and Elizabeth Holtzman (D-N.Y.). Other guests include Rep. Samuel Young (R-Ill.) and Rep. Alan Steelman (R-Texas).
Aging, conclusion, with Barbara Walters. Guests include Duke psychiatry professor Eric Pfeiffer and Gladys Weinberg, who directs a service department for retired members of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.
Broadway musicals, Part 3. Those joining Barbara Walters include Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs, who collaborated on the songs and book of "Grease"; and musicologist Vera Lawrence, who was instrumental in reviving Scott Joplin's "Treemonisha."
From Washington: Drinking-water safety, conclusion of a two-part discussion. Hugh Downs' guests include Ralph Nader, Environmental Protection Agency official Victor J. Kimm, Philadelphia water commissioner Carmen Guarino, a bottled-water-association executive and an environmentalhealth scientist.
Guests on the first of three shows on growing and cooking plants include author Jacqueline Heriteau ("The Food Processor Cookbook") and a research horticulturist. Co-hosts: Lynn Redgrave and Frank Field.
Part 1 of a five-part discussion of children and television. Barbara Walters' guests include Roy Danish, director of the Television Information Office; advertising executive Seymour Banks; Judith Chalfen of Action for Children's Television; and Dr. Vivian Horner, researcher for TV's “Electric Company.”
Behind-the-scenes at the Nation's capital, Part 2. Barbara Walters welcomes four women journalists including Judith Martin (Washington Post), Kandy Stroud (Women's Wear Daily), Clare Crawford and Betty Beale (Washington Star News).
Authors Robert Jastrow ("Until the Sun Dies"), Lowell Ponte ("The Cooling") and George Stone ("Blizzard") discuss long-term predictions on the fourth of five shows about the weather. Lynn Redgrave and Frank Field are the co-hosts of the program.
Topics on the concluding discussion include effects on families of shifting sex roles; the changing role of women in sports; and the use of hormones by athletes. Polly Bergen, Frank Field are the co-hosts.