Studs Terkel Turns 107, His Archive Turns 1

Studs Terkel, the gregarious, cigar-chomping oral historian, used to say of his birth that, “when the Titanic went down, I came up.”

Studs Terkel’s most compelling conversations, unpacked for the 21st century in a new podcast

The WFMT Radio Network’s Studs Terkel Radio Archives shares Bughouse Square with Eve Ewing, a new podcast launching on Friday, October 5. Host Eve Ewing, a writer, scholar, and artist, revives the tradition of Studs Terkel, a legendary Chicago author, broadcaster, and oral historian. In his 45 years of broadcasting on WFMT, Studs spoke with some of the 20th century’s most interesting …

Studs Terkel Spoke To the Greatest Musicians of His Time. Now You Can Hear Their Conversations Online.

Between 1952 and 1997, Studs Terkel invited some of the world’s best musicians to join him for his hour-long radio program on WFMT.

The Studs Terkel Radio Archive, One of the World’s Great Spoken-Word Collections, Goes Public

On May 16, 2018, what would have been Studs’s 106th birthday, listeners will have more access to this incredible gold mine of materials than ever before.

How WFMT legend Studs Terkel just made his Carnegie Hall debut (alongside the Kronos Quartet and his old friend Mahalia Jackson)

WFMT’s long-time resident “free spirit” Studs Terkel died near a decade ago, on Halloween in 2008, but he just made his Carnegie Hall debut. What brought about this feat of artistic time travel?