We’ll miss you Studs Terkel

It was with great sadness that I saw the headlines relating the passing of Chicago (American) literary icon, Studs Terkel. Mr. Terkel was a storyteller like no other. His chronicles of the lives of average Americans captured the untold stories of the 20th century, and for his work, he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and a National Humanities Medal. Studs Terkel has visited the Moraine Valley campus in the past, and he is one of the true, great literary icons from Illinois. He will be missed.We have a number of Studs Terkel’s books in the MVCC Library.You may also want to take a peak at Richard Stern’s 1995 interview with Studs Terkel published in the Antioch Review (MVCC ID required to view).Here is a remembrance from NPR: So Long, Studs Terkel, and ThanksHere is a short clip from the Associated Press about Terkel:

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