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Studs Terkel talks on his Chicago radio show in the late 1970s.
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Studs Terkel talks on his Chicago radio show in the late 1970s.

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'Working' Then And Now

In the 1970s, Studs Terkel traveled the country with a tape recorder, interviewing regular people about what they did for a living. Those interviews eventually made up his bestselling book Working, but up until now, nobody has really heard the actual voices behind the pages. Radio Diaries, along with Project&, combed through the recordings, and we've collected them here.

 

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