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WEB EXTRA: Studs Terkel on Wacker Drive

The late, great Studs Terkel spoke out his whole life on behalf of working people, poor people, and those who he felt didn't have enough of a voice. His outspokenness brought him to the attention of certain law enforcement agencies, who thought his work to be ‘subversive'. In this Eight Forty Eight Web Extra, City of Chicago Cultural Historian Tim Samuelson relates a story of Studs addressing a group of homeless folks on Lower Wacker Drive.

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