The Chicago Public Radio program Eight Forty-Eight provides an audio library of Studs Terkel's interviews and readings commemorating his 90th birthday. Personalities include hibakusha Tammy Snider, writer Garrison Keillor, and actor John Mahoney.
Sponsored by the Chicago Historical Society, this site streams over 500 selected sound recordings of interviews from his many books, and panel discussions from his radio program at WFMT in Chicago. It also features biographical materials and tutorials on how to conduct oral interviews for beginners.
A featured section of The New York Times reviews of Studs Terkel's books and published articles, including Loudon Wainwright's October 7, 1984 review of Terkel's Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Good War: An Oral History Of World War Two.
Terkel was a radio personality and author who published 20 books on central themes and events in American life. He won a Pulitzer Prize for his 1984 oral history of World War II, The Good War. He died on October 31, 2008.