Voices of Our Time

Voices of Our Time

Audiobook CD - 2005
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From the 1950s through 1997, Louis "Studs" Terkel, bestselling author of Hard Times, Working, The Great War, Coming of Age, and eight other books, hosted a daily one-hour show on WFMT Radio in Chicago. This nationally syndicated, Peabody Award-winning program was an ideal showcase for his curmudgeonly wit, his maverick opinions, and his genius as an interviewer.

The 48 interviews in this collection, span Terkel's five decades on radio and encompass a wide range of entertainers, scientists, writers and thinkers, including Dorothy Parker, Pete Seeger, Bob Woodward, Simone de Beauvoir, and many more.
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : HighBridge Co., p2005.
ISBN: 9781565119697
Branch Call Number: CDAUDIO 907.2 Terkel 2005
Characteristics: 6 audio discs (ca. 7 1/2 hours) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in.


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Feb 16, 2018

I listened to the audio book specifically for James Baldwin's interview, which I loved. America is now in the times he warns about in the interview by not facing the consequences of systemic racism when we should have. The other interviews were icing on the cake.

Jun 01, 2017

Absolutely fantastic. I loved virtually every interview and was so pleased to hear these great snippets of history. My absolute favorite was Calvin Trilliin but many were just very precious.

wck Jan 27, 2013

Not much of an interviewer. Very disappointing.


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