p>Over the course of his 45 years on WFMT radio in Chicago, Studs Terkel discussed every aspect of 20th-century life with movers, shakers, artists, and working folks.From civil rights to labor to jazz, Terkel’s work spanned an impressive array of topics and figures. These enchanting, historically significant interviews—which have been largely inaccessible to the public—will soon come to life in a new website hosting the comprehensive Studs Terkel Radio Archive.
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