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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

  • Mike Wallace
  • Tuesday, June 26 - 3:30am
  • Andy Rooney
  • Thursday, June 28 - 9:00pm
  • Friday, June 29 - 9:00am, 2:00pm
  • Sunday, July 1 - 1:00am
  • Tuesday, July 3 - 3:30am
  • Sheila Nevins
  • Thursday, July 5 - 9:00pm
  • Friday, July 6 - 9:00am, 2:00pm
  • Sunday, July 8 - 1:00am
  • Tuesday, July 10 - 3:30am
  • Judy Woodruff
  • Thursday, July 12 - 9:00pm
  • Friday, July 13 - 9:00am, 2:00pm
  • Sunday, July 15 - 1:10am
  • Tuesday, July 17 - 3:30am
  • Howard K. Smith
  • Thursday, July 19 - 9:00pm
  • Friday, July 20 - 9:00am, 2:00pm
  • Sunday, July 22 - 1:00am
  • Mike Wallace
  • Thursday, June 21 - 9:00pm
  • Friday, June 22 - 9:00am, 2:00pm
  • Sunday, June 24 - 1:00am
  • Ted Koppel
  • Thursday, June 14 - 9:00pm
  • Friday, June 15 - 9:00am, 2:00pm
  • Sunday, June 17 - 1:00am
  • Tuesday, June 19 - 3:30am
  • Walter Cronkite
  • Thursday, June 7 - 9:00pm
  • Friday, June 8 - 9:00am, 2:00pm
  • Sunday, June 10 - 1:00am
  • Tuesday, June 12 - 3:30am
  • Studs Terkel
  • Friday, June 1 - 6:00am, 12:00pm
  • Albert Maysles
  • Friday, May 25 - 6:00am, 12:00pm
  • Saturday, May 26 - 11:00pm