When He Listened, People Talked

Studs Terkel’s knack for interviewing led to a prodigious career shaping America’s oral histories on topics ranging from work, race, and social change. His legacy provides lessons in how to blend sociology and social critique.

Harvey Pekar and Paul Buhle on Studs Terkel

Check out a discussion on the Contexts Podcast of Studs Terkel’s legacy by Harvey Pekar and Paul Buhle, collaborators on a graphic adaptation of Studs Terkel’s Working.