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News Mon Nov 03 2008

Studs Remembered

There are a multitude of newspapers and blogs reporting on the death of Studs Terkel, remembering his contributions not just to literature, but to society overall. For most, as it is for all of us in Chicago, it is a personal loss. Here are just a few of the people offering their tributes:


Edward Champion

The Guardian

Pete Lit

Paul Soglin


Dennis Kucinich

Neil Steinberg

Everyday Citizen

Time Out Chicago

Huffington Post

Oxdown Gazette

LA Times

Chicago Reader

My Cool Job

The Independent

The Outfit

Chicago Carless

Reading Circle Books

Today's Chicago Blues


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