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Studs Terkel
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Terkel at a 2007 rally about health care
Born (1912-05-16)May 16, 1912
Died October 31, 2008(2008-10-31) (aged 96)
Chicago, Illinois,
United States

Louis "Studs" Terkel (May 16, 1912–October 31, 2008) was an American author, historian, actor, and broadcaster who lived in Chicago. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1985 for his work The Good War.

Selected works

  • Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression (1970)
  • Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do (1974)
  • Talking to Myself: A Memoir of My Times (1977)
  • The Good War (1984)
  • Chicago (1986)
  • The Great Divide: Second Thoughts on the American Dream (1988)
  • Race: What Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About the American Obsession (1992)
  • Coming of Age: The Story of Our Century by Those Who’ve Lived It (1995)
  • My American Century (1997)
  • The Spectator: Talk About Movies and Plays With Those Who Make Them (1999)
  • Will the Circle Be Unbroken: Reflections on Death, Rebirth and Hunger for a Faith (2001)
  • Hope Dies Last: Keeping the Faith in Difficult Times (2003)
  • Touch and Go (2007)
  • P.S. Further Thoughts From a Lifetime of Listening (2008)
  • BBC Obituary: Pulitzer winner Terkel dies at 96 [1]
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