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One word, incredible Studs Terkel talking to people, it shouldn t be so powerful but it is Must listen to this sometime. These are a number of clips from Studs Terkel s interviews on radio station WFMT the program ran from 1952 to 1997 All sorts of interesting people are interviewed, including writers, composers and jazz singers For me, the most interesting topics mentioned in the CDs were the discussions about racial relations, the Watergate scandal and the Reagan administration, and a HUAC The House Un American activities Committee member trying to cut a deal with Arthur Miller to cancel his appointment in These are a number of clips from Studs Terkel s interviews on radio station WFMT the program ran from 1952 to 1997 All sorts of interesting people are interviewed, including writers, composers and jazz singers For me, the most interesting topics mentioned in the CDs were the discussions about racial relations, the Watergate scandal and the Reagan administration, and a HUAC The House Un American activities Committee member trying to cut a deal with Arthur Miller to cancel his appointment in front of HUAC if this Congressman could pose with Miller s wife Marilyn Monroe Quite interesting hearing voices of the past The interviews are portions, apparently, of much longer sessions, and they ranged from dull to inspiring depending on the interviewee Terkel liked the arts Many of the early sessions seemed to focus on a downturn of imagination and production by younger lights and to bemoan the future which thankfully proved false. A mixed bag of interviews spanning almost 50 years of broadcasting. [ READ E-PUB ] ♿ Voices of Our Time: The Original Live Interviews ♼ From the s through , Louis Studs Terkel, bestselling author of Hard Times, Working, The Great War, Coming of Age, and eight other books, hosted a daily one hour show on WFMT Radio in Chicago This nationally syndicated, Peabody Award winning program was an ideal showcase for his curmudgeonly wit, his maverick opinions, and his genius as an interviewer Theinterviews in this collection, span Terkel s five decades on radio and encompass a wide range of entertainers, scientists, writers and thinkers, including Dorothy Parker, Pete Seeger, Bob Woodward, Simone de Beauvoir, and many A collection of radio interviews Studs Terkel conducted from the 1950 s through the 1990 s I found most of the interviews to be interesting though I did tune out on a few of them I also feel rather uncultured since I hadn t heard of at least half the people he interviewed before listening to this I found the interview with Bill Moyers and his discussion of death and wounded healers to be very touching. I own books of his that I need to read.I was unaware that he was a radio guyand when I saw this on my library s shelf I had to check it out It was greatespecially Woody Allenat the beginning of his career Studs sings with Pete Seeger, talks with Buckie Fuller, Mahalia Jackson and Stephen Jay Gould And there are round about 5 hours of interviews just as good, if not better There is just so much here So much. Added 12 30 12 audio version In his autobiography, Roger Ebert describes Studs Terkel as an interesting personality This made me curious about Terkel So I d like to learnabout him and his interviews.