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Terkel was a much a person of the theater as he was a journalist, having started his career performing in radio drama including with the great Richard Durham’s Destination Freedom series in the 1940s so it is little surprise that he adored talking with actors, directors, and playwrights. Among the theater guests on his show were many of the most important playwrights, actors and directors from the 20th century including Edward Albee, Athol Fugard, Lorraine Hansberry, Eugene Ionesco, James Earl Jones, David Mamet, Marcel Marceau, Arthur Miller, Wallace Shawn, Anna Deavere Smith, Wole Soyinka, August Wilson as well as programs with numerous theater companies from around the world and from Chicago’s own rich theater tradition.

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Terkel was a much a person of the theater as he was a journalist, having started his career performing in radio drama including with the great Richard Durham’s Destination Freedom series in the 1940s so it is little surprise that he adored talking with actors, directors, and playwrights.

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