Profile of a Writer: Studs Terkel's Chicago (1991)

Genres - History, Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Social History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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Author, columnist, historian, political activist and talk show host Studs Terkel had built a career around providing a voice for the seemingly ordinary people who make up the bulk of our society, and revealing just how compelling their stories can be. Terkel has spent most of his life in Chicago, Illinois, and Profile of a Writer: Studs Terkel's Chicago offers a personal look both at the man's life and times, and the people, art, politics and institutions of the great city he loves.

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big-city, blues-music, critic, DJ, oral-history, radio-personality, TV-show-host, writing