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Studs Terkel: Community in Action

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Studs Terkel lived through and chronicled much of modern American history. He believes the positive changes brought by activist movements of the 20th Century came from people working together.

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Born in 1912, Pulitzer Prize-winning oral historian Studs Terkel moved to Chicago shortly before the Great Depression. Although trained as a lawyer, he worked as an actor, sportscaster, deejay, writer and interviewer. Terkel hosted a Chicago radio program for 45 years and has authored 12 oral histories about 20th Century America.