Definition of 'Studs' Terkel from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


'Studs' Terkel

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(1912-2008) a US writer, born Louis Terkel. He is known for his 'oral histories' of Americans in which he recorded conversations with different groups within US society. His books include Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression in America (1970), The Good War: An Oral History of World War II (1986), which won a Pulitzer Prize, and My American Century (1997) which marked the end of his 52 years of broadcasting on radio.