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Studs Terkel Death

Studs Terkel's Final Face-To-Face Interview: 'Hope Dies Last'

AARP | Alex Kotlowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Shortly before his death in October at age 96, I visited my dear friend Studs Terkel. His crackling voice was thinner than it used to be, and he didn'...

Studs Terkel Honored At Steppenwolf

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"Gathering on Monday night at Steppenwolf Theatre to celebrate Terkel's life and work was a group of 18 actors and musicians who gave voice to Terkel'...

Remembering Studs Terkel

Rick Ayers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rick Ayers

It is sad that Studs died just before Barack Obama won this election. My guess is he already completed his absentee ballot. Obama is a Chicago candidate, one Studs was proud of.

Adversity and Comedy, the Venerable Studs

Rob Warden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rob Warden

True to form, Studs could turn his malady into something of a comedy routine.

Our Dear Studs Terkel

Edward Lifson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Edward Lifson

He wanted to live to see Barack Obama elected President of the United States. What a shame that Studs didn't make it. But like Moses, he took us close to the Promised Land.

Studs Terkel Dies

Chicago Tribune | Rick Kogan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Louis Terkel arrived here as a child from New York City and in Chicago found not only a new name but a place that perfectly matched--in its energy, it...