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Voices of our time

Author: Studs Terkel
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : HighBridge Co., ℗2005.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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Forty-eight of Studs Terkel's most famous interviews from his hour long radio program on WFMT in Chicago broadcast from 1950-1990's.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Studs Terkel
ISBN: 156511969X 9781565119697
OCLC Number: 60629396
Notes: "48 of Studs' most important interviews from the 1950s to the 1990s"--Container.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Interviewer, Studs Terkel.
Event notes: Recorded between 1950-1997.
Description: 6 audio discs (approximately 7 1/2 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Disc 1. Introduction and interviews from the 1950's. Pete Seeger (folk singer, 1955) ; Dorothy Parker (author, poet & critic, 1959) ; Alan Lomax (folk musicologist, 1959) ; Dr. Mortimer J. Adler (historian of philosophy, 1959) --
Introduction and interviews from the 1960's. James Baldwin (author, 1961) ; Gore Vidal (author, 1961) ; Aaron Copland (composer, 1961) ; Mahalia Jackson (gospel singer, 1963) ; Tennessee Williams (playwright, taped in his suite at the Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, 1961) --
Isaac Bashevis Singer (author, 1964) --
Disc 2. R. Buckminster Fuller (architect, designer, inventor & philosopher, 1965) ; Margaret Mead (anthropologist, circa 1965) --
Introduction, three funny men. Woody Allen (filmmaker, taped backstage at Mr. Kelly's, Chicago, 1965) ; Zero Mostel (actor, 1961) ; Mel Brooks (filmmaker, 1968) --
Introduction and interviews from the 1970's. Toni Morrison (author, 1974) ; John Henry Faulk (humorist & storyteller, 1971) ; Andres Segovia (classical guitarist, 1978) ; Daniel Ellsberg (peace activist, 1972). Disc 3. Dame Margot Fonteyn (prima ballerina, 1979) ; Norman Maclean (author, woodsman & teacher, 1976) ; Wole Soyinka (playwright, 1979) ; Maya Angelou (author & poet, 1970) ; Barry Lopez (environmental author, 1979) --
Introduction, voices recorded in other places. Jacob Bronowski (scientist, taped in London, 1962) ; Simone de Beauvoir (author, taped in her apartment in Paris, 1960) ; Kenneth Tynan (critic, taped at his home in London, 1962) ; Bertrand Russell (mathematician & philosopher, taped in North Wales at the age of 90 during the Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962) --
Disc 4. Nadine Gordimer (author, taped in Johannesburg, 1963) --
Introduction & interviews from the 1980's. Leonard Bernstein (conductor & composer, 1985) ; Garry Wills (historian, 1984) ; John Cage (composer, 1982) ; Eudora Welty (with Jane Reid Petty; author with actress, 1989) ; John Kenneth Galbraith (economist, 1987) ; Dr. Oliver Sacks (neurologist, 1986) ; Arthur Miller (playwright, 1987). Disc 5. Laurie Anderson (performance artist, 1982) ; Bob Woodward (journalist, 1987) ; David Hockney (visual artist, 1984) ; Betty Carter (jazz singer, 1989) --
Introduction & interviews from the 1990's. Stephen Jay Gould (evolutionary biologist, 1991) ; Bill Moyers (filmmaker & journalist, 1993) ; Isabel Allende (author, 1991) ; Garrison Keillor (humorist & author, 1997) ; Robert Hughes (art historian & critic, 1993) ; Robert Altman (director, 1992) ; Ralph Ellison (author, 1992) ; Calvin Trillin (humorist & author, 1990).
Responsibility: Studs Terkel.

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From the 1950s through 1997, Louis 'Studs' Terkel, author of "Working", "The Good War", "Coming of Age", and eight other books, hosted a daily one-hour show on WFMT radio in Chicago. This nationally  Read more...

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