Armistice Day Through the Words of Dalton Trumbo (11/11/1971)

November 11, 2021, 11:00 pm

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Dalton Trumbo at the HUAC Hearings, 1947

In addition to being a prolific author and interviewer, Studs Terkel was a voracious reader and accomplished actor. From time to time on his long-running WFMT radio program, Studs read excerpts from his favorite literature. On November 11, 1971, that meant passages from Johnny Got His Gun, Dalton Trumbo’s powerful account of the impact of World War I.