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|Named Person:||Studs Terkel; Studs Terkel; Nelson Algren; Dwight D Eisenhower; Dennis Mitchell; Florence Scala; Ralph Nader; Ronald Reagan; Mike Royko|
|Material Type:||Internet resource, Videorecording|
|Document Type:||Visual material, Archival Material, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mirko Popadić; Tom Weinberg
|Notes:||The material described in this catalog record is located in the collections of the Media Burn Independent Video Archive (Chicago, Ill.)|
|Credits:||Camera by Mirko PopadicÌ; Tom Weinberg, producer and interviewer.|
|Description:||2 videocassettes (ca. 41 min.) : sd., col.|
|Other Titles:||Mirko #1
Tom Weinberg interviews Terkel on his back porch at his residence in Chicago. They discuss a variety of subjects including: Terkel's early days in Chicago, his work ethic, author Nelson Algren, and Terkel's current projects (at the time). Other places, persons, subjects, and corporate bodies represented include the Wells-Grand Hotel, Terkel's book "The Good War," World War II, Terkel's friendship with Mike Royko, Terkel's opinions on selecting material for his books, the Chicago Historical Society, WFMT and WTTW, Denis Mitchell (the documentary filmmaker), Ronald Reagan and the "Star Wars" defense program, Ralph Nader, Florence Scala, President Eisenhower and the military industrial complex, ageism, the working class, and medical care in the U.S.
- Terkel, Studs, -- 1912-2008.
- Terkel, Studs, -- 1912-2008. -- Good war.
- Algren, Nelson, -- 1909-1981.
- Eisenhower, Dwight D. -- (Dwight David), -- 1890-1969.
- Mitchell, Dennis.
- Scala, Florence.
- Nader, Ralph.
- Reagan, Ronald.
- Royko, Mike, -- 1932-1997.
- Chicago Historical Society.
- WFMT (Radio station : Chicago, Ill.)
- WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.)
- Wells-Grand Hotel (Chicago, Ill.)
- Authors, American -- Interviews.
- Military-industrial complex.
- Oral history -- United States.
- Medical care -- United States.
- Strategic Defense Initiative.
- World War, 1939-1945.
- Work ethic.
- Working class -- United States.
- Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 20th century.
- United States -- History -- 20th century.