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  • [Chicago author interviews: Studs Terkel]

    [Chicago author interviews: Studs Terkel]

    An interview with Studs Terkel for a documentary on Chicago authors. Terkel discusses his work in early Chicago television and radio, specifically his work on Studs’ Place, his work as a writer with the Works Progress Administration during the Depression, his thoughts on important Chicago authors and writers of the last century, and his own interviewing style. Continue reading

  • 20th Century Project: Studs Terkel

    20th Century Project: Studs Terkel

    An interview with Studs Terkel for the 20th Century Project series. Terkel and the interviewer discuss his career progression, from his early days in radio and television up to his work as a writer with the Works Progress Administration. The two also talk about the importance of radio in the 1930s and how it affected both the social and political worlds. Continue reading