Del Close (05/15/1970)

October 8, 2021, 11:00 pm

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Back in 1970, Studs Terkel spoke with the actor, comedian, teacher, and innovator, Del Close, about his life, and his influence on improvisational humor and performance in Chicago and around the world. The hour begins with a recording from 1960 in which Del Close and John Brent hold forth on How to Speak Hip.

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