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15 October 2004 @ 09:41 am
Studs Terkel: Conversations with America  
This recommendation is basically intended for cavendish , but  could also be of use for anyone harbouring an interest in American social history and cultural studies.

When I was channel-hopping last night, my attention was caught be a short Arte report about 90-year old author and journalist Studs Terkel, who has been interviewing hundreds of people across the US for his books and radio programms on topics such as the Great Depression, World War II , racial conflicts and 20th century urban life.

Turned out, the guy has the most fascinating website, featuring audio clips of his conversations from several decades:

Studs Terkel: Conversations with America
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