Produced in partnership with WFMT’s Studs Terkel Radio Archives and the Chicago History Museum, Bughouse Square with Eve Ewing revisits historical figures and events once explored by Terkel—now unpacked for the 21st century. Each episode includes Studs’s archival interviews, plus Eve’s new exchanges with professors, authors and cultural critics.
This week: Author Lorraine Hansberry spoke with Studs in 1959. Also this hour, Eve’s conversation with Dr. Imani Perry, Hughes-Rogers Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University. Imani Perry is the author of Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry.