Short film, dir. by Eric Simonson
US, 2009, 40 mins
For over 60 years, Studs Terkel elevated the voices and experiences of everyday Americans through his skillful interviews on radio and TV and in books. The documentary takes a fond and illuminating look back at one of the country’s most influential media personalities, whose curiosity about people never dimmed over the course of a long and brilliant career. The short features appearances by Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, David Isay, and Tony Judge, among others.
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