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This edition: Studs Terkel

Episode Details

Original tape date: February 13, 2001.

Interviewed by executive producer Alvin Perlmutter, Studs Terkel discusses the early days of Chicago television and radio, media monopolies, public ownership of the airwaves and the origin of his nickname. Clips from The Great American Dream Machine and Studs' Place showcase Terkel's unique ability to create a forum to hear the voices of "non-celebrated" individuals.

Guest List

Alvin H. Perlmutter Executive Producer, “Television in America”

Studs Terkel

  • Ted Koppel
  • Saturday, November 17 - 4:00pm
  • Mike Wallace
  • Monday, November 19 - 6:00am, 12:00pm, 10:00pm
  • Saturday, November 24 - 4:00pm
  • Andy Rooney
  • Monday, November 26 - 6:00am, 12:00pm, 10:00pm
  • Saturday, December 1 - 4:00pm
  • Sheila Nevins
  • Monday, December 3 - 6:00am, 12:00pm, 10:00pm
  • Saturday, December 8 - 4:00pm
  • Judy Woodruff
  • Monday, December 10 - 6:00am, 12:00pm, 10:00pm
  • Saturday, December 15 - 4:00pm
  • Ted Koppel
  • Monday, November 12 - 6:00am, 12:00pm, 10:00pm
  • Walter Cronkite
  • Monday, November 5 - 6:00am, 12:00pm, 10:00pm
  • Saturday, November 10 - 4:00pm