One of the parts of building the Studs Terkel Radio Archive that we’re most excited about is inviting all sorts of people to come and be guest curators.

What does that mean?

The short answer is that we’re asking people who knew Studs, who were influenced by his work, whose own work is somehow in the spirit of Studs or who we just think will have smart, funny, fascinating things to say to pick a moment or several moments from the archive and talk about them.

We want to hear how things have changed since the original interview took place, what surprises or infuriates a listener, how Studs’s programs make them think differently and even what these historic conversations tell us about the acts of asking questions and listening.

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