"Illinois Turns 200" podcast is out! Read the Story

The spirit of critical inquiry and curiosity about how human society is organized pervades Terkel’s radio archive and many of the conversations take an anthropological and sociological approach to understand our world. This topic features some of the leading figures in these disciplines including conversations with legendary anthropologist Margaret Mead, the great sociologist of African-American culture Horace Cayton, polyglot Oliver Sacks discussing his book “An Anthropologist on Mars,” and many others.