Chicago Comedy Revisited (10/01/1976)

October 15, 2021, 11:00 pm

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Dick Gregory speaking at the University of San Diego, c. 1975 (Photo: Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)

This Best of Studs Terkel episode from 1976 features a collection of comic voices whose art helped shape the character of mid-century Chicago humor. Tune in to hear excerpts from Studs’ conversations with Dick Gregory, Gene Shepherd, Mike Nichols, and Bob Newhart.

Inventing Improv, a Chicago Stories special, premieres on WTTW Friday, October 22 at 8:00 PM.