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Studs Terkel Dies

Saint Studs

David Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Murray

Recently I asked Studs how it feels to be treated like an elfin doll by today's patriotic Judges, Good Citizens, and fucking young solipsists--this despite the fact that he still speaks at universal healthcare rallies and anti-war protests.

To Studs: With Love and Memories

Roger Ebert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roger Ebert

Studs was the most widely and deeply loved man I ever hope to know. If you met him, he was your friend.

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...