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While radio was Studs Terkel’s main media home, he himself spent time on the small screen as a star of one of the milestone programs of the short-lived Chicago School of Television, Studs Place, which took place in a fictional restaurant and was improvised live on national television in the late 1940s and early 1950s and he returned to television in the 1980s with a national interview program called Nightcap. In his conversations with actors, directors, writers and media critics, potential and short-comings insightfully analyzed.