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  • Remembering Studs

    Studs Terkel died three years ago yesterday, on October 31, 2008. In January 2009, about 200 of Studs’ close friends came to the Chicago Cultural Center to tell their favorite Studs stories and jokes and to remember his life and work. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?amp;v=FOv_mjlL9jw]   Two Studs Terkel classics are now on DVD: It’s a Living (1974), the documentary based on Working, and Studs on a Soapbox (2000), a look at the feisty raconteur over several decades. The trailers are below … Continue reading

  • [The 90’s raw: Vietnam Wall and Scandal Tour]

    [The 90’s raw: Vietnam Wall and Scandal Tour]

    Raw footage for the award-winning series The 90’s. Eddie Tape #25: (Continuation of Tape #24). Becker and a companion interview people at the Vietnam Wall about teaching peace and nonviolence in schools. Then, Becker goes on the Scandal Tour of Washington, a comedy tour that takes people on a bus to locations where scandals have occurred, while impersonating historical figures. Continue reading

  • [Ida Terkel’s memorial service]

    [Ida Terkel’s memorial service]

    This is video from Ida Terkel’s memorial service. Many friends and family gather in Ida’s memory and share many great stories about their times with Ida. Continue reading