Saturday, November 01, 2008

Studs Terkel, R.I.P.

Obit here.
Author-radio host-actor-activist and Chicago symbol Louis "Studs" Terkel died Friday afternoon in his home on the North Side. At his bedside was a copy of his latest book, "P.S. Further Thoughts From a Lifetime of Listening," scheduled for release this month. He was 96 years old.
An interesting sidenote, Mr. Terkel's wife, Ida, nee, Goldberg, was both in Ashland, Wisco, a town in coldH2O's area of non-influence.

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