Cities: Studs Terkel’s Chicago

00:00 Bars and tone. 00:40 Studs Terkel relates an anecdote about meeting a woman in Italy and telling her he’s from Chicago. She replies, “Oh, I know Chicago – Bang, bang, bang!” (Referring to Chicago’s history of gangsters.) Terkel tells us that Chicago is so much more than that. He is going to show us his Chicago, the Chicago he loves. 01:09 “The ethnic parade is as natural to Chicago as the river that flows through it. On any given … Continue reading