Studs Terkel dies. The Norman Rockwell of bringing to life the stories diverse, ordinary Americans.

Via on Oct 31, 2008

A masterful journalist, one of the last best. An ordinary man, interested in everything but himself. Studs Terkel passed away, today, and I’m only sorry I never knew him.

He’s on the cover of nytimes.com right now, and here’s his story. On his site, lots of great content, interviews, video (click here). Or, below, videos:

Part I:

Part II:

About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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  1. [...] to encourage you all to listen to This American Life, last weeks show. There are interviews that Studs Terkel did on the Great Depression… it is a wonderful show! It also touches on the [...]

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