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Studs Terkel

Louis "Studs" Terkel was an American author, historian, actor, and broadcaster. He received the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1985 for '“The Good War”', and is best remembered for his oral histories of common Americans, and for hosting a long-running radio show in Chicago. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Studs Terkel has 14 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 Call-In. The year with the most videos was 1995 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2001 with an average of 362 views per program. Most common tags: American Perspectives, U.S. History, Arts & Literature.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 14

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Touch and Go: A Memoir</em>

    Touch and Go: A Memoir

    Studs Terkel talked about his book Touch and Go: A Memoir, published by New Press. The 95 year-old author was interviewed at his home in…

  • Conversation with Studs Terkel

    Conversation with Studs Terkel

    Bob Edwards talks with Studs Terkel about his life and career. The Pulitzer Prize-winning oral historian interviewed…

  • <em>Will the Circle Be Unbroken</em>

    Will the Circle Be Unbroken

    Mr. Terkel talked with Ms. Lewis about his most recent book, Will the Circle Be Unbroken?: Reflections on Death, Rebirth, and Hunger for…

  • In Depth with Studs Terkel

    In Depth with Studs Terkel

    Mr. Terkel talked about his life and his work. He reponded to telephone calls and electronic mail from viewers. Mr. Terkel…

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