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  • Elmore Leonard’s Criminal Records

    Elmore Leonard’s Criminal Records

    BBC documentary on the mystery/crime author Elmore Leonard. It details the meticulous research Leonard conducts for his books and also features Leonard and people close to him reading excerpts from his books. Continue reading

  • Omnibus: Studs Terkel’s Chicago

    Omnibus: Studs Terkel’s Chicago

    BBC portrait of Studs Terkel, the Chicago author. Features current interviews and footage of Terkel; archival footage of Terkel; footage of Terkel receiving the Pulitzer Prize for his book “The Good War” on May 20, 1985; Terkel’s audio recordings of people’s reactions to Chicago’s Picasso sculpture at its unveiling; and a brief interview with Terkel’s wife, Ida. Continue reading