the uncelebrated.His first book, Giants of Jazz, appeared in 1957. A decade later he published his first oral-history book (a form with which he is identified), Division Street: America, which chronicles the lives and thoughts of 70 diverse Chicagoans. His other oral histories include Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression (1970), Working (1974), The Good War: An Oral History of World War II (1984; Pulitzer Prize), Race (1992), My American Century (1997), Will the Circle Be Unbroken (2001), and Hope Dies Last (2003).
See his memoirs, Talking to Myself (1977) and Touch and Go (2007); interviews in Studs Terkel: A Life in Words (by T. Parker, 1996); study by J. T. Baker (1992).
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