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  • Money Man: a monument to the American Way

    Money Man: a monument to the American Way

    Tax day is upon us, and we thought it was a great time to revisit artist Doug Michels’ (1943-2003) project “Money Man Monument” (1991). Michels proposed the installation of a 23-foot-tall Money Man on the National Mall alongside memorials to American icons like George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, calling it “a permanent tribute to green power and the American way.” It also features the contributions of two more of our close friends, Joe Angio (camera) and Tony Judge (actor). You […]

  • [The 90’s raw: interview with Russian woman]

    [The 90’s raw: interview with Russian woman]

    Raw tape for the award-winning TV series The 90’s. Joel Gold interviews a Russian woman who fell in love with New York immediately upon arriving (on only her second trip abroad) and is indefinitely delaying her return to Russia. She talks about her shock at how polite and pleasant Americans are, because Russians are very rude.

  • [Jim Abbola interviews Studs Terkel]

    [Jim Abbola interviews Studs Terkel]

    Jim Abbola interviews Studs Terkel. They discuss Terkel’s most recent book, Hope Dies Last: Keeping the Faith in Difficult Times, and the ideal of hope in American society.

  • America: Personal Conversations with Dennis Wholey, show #128

    America: Personal Conversations with Dennis Wholey, show #128

    Dennis Wholey interviews Studs Terkel. Among the topics are Studs’ background, his books, racism, and general trends in American politics.

  • My American Century

    My American Century

    Journalist Bill Kovach interviews Studs Terkel at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard Education Forum. Professor and sociologist Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot gives an introduction.

  • [Studs Terkel interviewed by Edie Rubinowitz]

    [Studs Terkel interviewed by Edie Rubinowitz]

    Studs Terkel interviewed by Edie Rubinowitz, covering political topics like leadership, war, and America’s “national Alzheimer’s disease” regarding our own history.

  • A Conversation with Studs Terkel

    A Conversation with Studs Terkel

    Two ten minute interviews with Studs Terkel.

  • 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.

 
 
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