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Studs Terkel Interviews

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'...

A Few More Words For Studs

Jamie Kalven | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Jamie Kalven

Three days after Studs Terkel's death, the New York Times published a column by critic Edward Rothstein titled "An Appraisal: He Gave Voice to Many, Among Them Himself." The piece is a striking instance of the low art of red-baiting disguised as high-minded criticism.