Studs Terkel

Real Name:
Louis Terkel
Studs Terkel (born May 16, 1912, New York City, New York, USA – died October 31, 2008, Chicago, Illinois, USA) was an American author, historian, musicologist, actor, and broadcaster. He received the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1985 for “The Good War”, and is best remembered for his oral histories of common Americans, and for hosting a long-running radio show in Chicago.
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