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Studs Terkel
  • Name: Studs Terkel
  • Born: 05/16/1912
  • Died: 10/31/2008 (96 years old)
  • Occupation: Author, historian, radio personality, actor
  • Website: studsterkel.org

Louis “Studs” Terkel (May 16, 1912– October 31, 2008) was an American author, historian, actor, and broadcaster. He received the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1985 for The Good War and is best remembered for his oral histories of common Americans, and for hosting a long-running radio show in Chicago.

Birth Name: Louis Terkel

Awards: Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, 1985

School: University of Chicago (Ph.B., 1932; J.D., 1934)

Alias: Studs Terkel

Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.

Death Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Website: studsterkel.org

Source: Wikipedia

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