Louis studs terkel (may 16, 1912 – october 31, 2008) 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. The studs terkel interviews: film and theater collects the pulitzer prize–winning oral historian’s remarkable conversations with some of the greatest luminaries of film and theater originally published under the title the spectator, this “knowledgeable and perceptive” (library journal) look at show business presents the actors directors, playwrights, dancers, lyricists, and. Studs terkel was the pioneering and now immortal celebrant of recorded sound, of inspired vernacular gab, of “that fabulous instrument,” as he called it, “vox humana. Louis studs terkel (ur 16 maja 1912 w nowym jorku, zm 31 października 2008 w chicago) – amerykański autor, historyk, aktor, i dziennikarz radiowy i prasowy związany z chicago, od 8 roku życia mieszkaniec tego miasta.
Studs terkel was born on may 16, 1912 in new york city, new york, usa as louis terkel he was an actor, known for eight men out (1988), medium cool (1969) and studs' place (1949) he was married to ida goldberg. The studs terkel radio archive celebrates 5,000+ discussions, over 46 years, with movers, shakers, intellectuals, artists, celebrities, and working folks. Studs terkel was a pulitzer prize-winning oral historian who compiled books of interviews with everyday people journalist and talk show host studs turkel was born louis terkel on may 16, 1912, in.
Louis terkel -- better known as 'studs' -- was a writer, actor, and oral historian who preferred to think of himself as a guerrilla journalist with a tape recorder he was raised by working-class parents who ran a boarding house, and said that his real education came from long conversations with. Louis studs terkel (may 16, 1912 – october 31, 2008)  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 early life terkel was born to samuel terkel, a russian jewish tailor. From bookbinders to miners to waitresses to firefighters, terkel’s people speak to some of the most elemental and universal longings of the human heart through the particulars of their experience — the daily trials of making do the pride in a task, however simple, performed with skill and care. Chicago fixture louis studs terkel has worked as an activist, a civil servant, a labor organizer, an ad writer, a television actor, and a radio dj, among many other occupations.
Legendary oral historian studs terkel was a lover of the human voice he shares a story about an experience he had at an airport searching for, and later finding, the “vox humana. Terkel, who came of age during the great depression, often said america suffered from what he called a national alzheimer's disease his oral histories and radio interviews with everyday americans. Working: people talk about what they do all day and how they feel about what they do is a 1974 nonfiction book by the noted oral historian and radio broadcaster studs terkel working is a book which investigates the meaning of work for different people under different circumstances, showing it can vary in importance the book also reflects terkel's general idea that work can be difficult but. Other websites studs terkel's official site studs terkel on imdb audio & video archive of studs terkel interviews on democracy now 2005 video of wfmt critic-at-large andrew patner's interview with studs terkel at the university of chicago. Studs terkel, a pulitzer prize-winning author whose searching interviews with ordinary americans helped establish oral history as a serious genre, and who for decades was the voluble host of a.
Enjoy the best studs terkel quotes at brainyquote quotations by studs terkel, american journalist, born may 16, 1912 share with your friends. An enthralling compilation of interviews by the great us liberal broadcaster – plus a podcast putting the world to rights. Studs terkel talked with people from of all walks of life about their work, from firefighters, to steel workers, to labor activist cesar chavez. Studs terkel's wiki: louis studs terkel (may 16, 1912 – october 31, 2008) 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 commo.
Studs terkel had a gift for connecting with people and collecting their stories some of those oral histories of everyday workers talking about their jobs became a bestselling book published in. (1912-2008) a us writer, born louis terkel he is known for his 'oral histories' of americans in which he recorded conversations with different groups within us society. Working – studs terkel - libcomorg. Through his radio interviews and books, louis studs terkel has been called the walt whitman of the radio waves and referred to himself as a guerrilla journalist with a tape recorder although terkel was associated with chicago, he was born in new york city on may 16, 1912, the third son of russian-jewish parents his family later moved to chicago, where his father worked as a tailor and.