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Studs Terkel

Author, Historian, Radio Personality (16-May-1912 — 31-Oct-2008)


James Thomas Baker. Studs Terkel. Twayne. 1992. 180pp.

Tony Parker. Studs Terkel: A Life in Words. New York: Henry Holt. 1996. 237pp.

Studs Terkel. Talking to Myself: A Memoir of My Times. New York: Pantheon Books. 1977. 316pp.

Studs Terkel; with Sydney Lewis. Touch and Go: A Memoir. New York: New Press. 2007. 269pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Internet Movie Database [link]

  3. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.694)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1442)

  7. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.749)

  8. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.498)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.724)

  10. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.111)

  11. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, p.639)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.15)

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