Studs Terkel Archive, 21 Years in the Making, Takes Aim at 'United States of Amnesia'
May 15, 2018
It took 21 years and a lot of work to launch Studs Terkel's digital audio treasure trove and, as it turns out, the timing is just right.
James Baldwin on the "Incredible Humiliation" of Black People in America
Apr. 16, 2018
In 1961, author James Baldwin sat down with Studs Terkel to discuss his collection of essays, "Nobody Knows My Name: More Notes of a Native Son."
Madeleine L'Engle, Author of 'A Wrinkle In Time,' on Big Minds and Tiny People
Mar. 7, 2018
Madeleine L'Engle received dozens of rejections before she finally succeeded in getting her beloved classic, ‘A Wrinkle in Time,’ published.
Five Things Chicago's Media Archivists Want You To Know
Feb. 27, 2018
A cadre of Chicagoans who are hard at work salvaging our recorded history -- on film, video and audio tape -- recently swapped stories.
Women's Voices, Women's Work
Jan. 15, 2018
Looking forward to the Women's Marches this weekend, we're bringing together a collection of women's voices: women who worked hard, pushed the envelope, and took risks to make their communities a better place.