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Studs Terkel's Interviews With 1970s Working People Resurface On NPR

The famed Chicago author and radio host left behind boxes of cassette tapes after he died in 2008. Now, they've been digitized. The famed Chicago author and radio host left behind boxes of cassette tapes after he died in 2008. Now, they've been digitized. "Going through these tapes was like finding the Dead Sea Scrolls," Joe Richman, the founder and executive producer of the podcast Radio Diaries, says about the interviews Studs Terkel recorded while writing his influential oral history, Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do.
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