Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Something of importance I missed among the campaign excess...

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Studs Terkel
(b: 16.May 1912, New York; d: 31.Oct.2008, Chicago/IL)

The author, historian and broadcaster Studs Terkel died October 31st in Chicago at the age of 96. In his books, Terkel portrayed postwar America, and jazz played an important role in his life and his view on music. In 1956 he published the book "Giants of Jazz".

Obituaries: New York Times, Chicago Tribune

Another person of great talent, insight and integrity gone...

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