Terkel, Studs, 1912-2008

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1912-05-16
Death 2008-10-31
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Studs Terkel was born May 16, 1912, and died in Chicago on Oct. 31, 2008.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author whose searching interviews with ordinary Americans helped establish oral history as a serious genre.

From the description of It's a living, [videorecording], 1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 612307109 and the description of Studs Terkel papers and book interviews, ca. 1950-1999. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat record id: 713907330

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Subjects:

  • Forty--Eighters (American immigrants)
  • United States--Intellectual life--20th century
  • Labor--interviews
  • Music--20th century--History and criticism
  • United States--Politics and government--20th century
  • Radio broadcasting--20th century
  • Pharmacologists--Interviews
  • Potawatomi Indians
  • United States--Social conditions--20th century
  • Skid row
  • Musicians--20th century
  • Political corruption
  • Television broadcasting--Employees--Interviews
  • Working class
  • Historians--Interviews
  • Haymarket Square Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1886
  • Labor movement--History
  • World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives
  • Gospel music
  • Great fire, Chicago, Ill., 1871
  • Plazas
  • Presidents--Election--1860
  • Cardiovascular pharmacology
  • Colonists
  • Pyschotherapy
  • Freedom of speech
  • Irish
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Skyscrapers
  • Nepotism
  • Cold War
  • Communication and technology
  • Parks
  • Authors, American--Correspondence
  • African American sculptors--Interviews
  • Metal sculpture
  • Presidential candidates
  • Pizza
  • Novelists--20th century
  • Sound
  • Pyschologists--Interviews
  • Chicago (Ill.)--Intellectual life--20th century
  • Labor unions
  • Tramps
  • Working class--Interviews
  • Chicago (Ill.)--Economic conditions--20th century
  • Chicago (Ill.)--Social conditions--20th century
  • Authors, American--20th century
  • United States--Economic conditions--20th century
  • Tourism
  • Television
  • Working class--History
  • Chicago (Ill.)--Politics and government--20th century
  • New Deal, 1933-1939
  • World War, 1939-1945--Public opinion
  • Harmonics

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Places:

  • Illinois--Chicago (as recorded)
  • Chicago (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Chicago (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Illinois--Chicago (as recorded)
  • Chicago (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • Illinois--Chicago (as recorded)
  • Illinois--Chicago (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Washington Square (Chicago, Ill.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Illinois--Chicago (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)