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News Wed Feb 14 2007

Studs Terkel, Circa 1999

Elizabeth Taylor lets us know how Studs Terkel is doing and digs up a great old essay about Terkel's work from the December 13, 1999 issue of The Nation, in which John Leonard writes, "To be sure...Studs talked to folks whose names we recognized, but the larger point was to listen to those who hadn't been heard—whose signals had been buzzed and jammed by the celebrity culture's static cling."

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