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Studs Terkel discusses gang life with Allan Evans and Henry Jordan

BROADCAST: 1969 | DURATION: 00:58:14

Synopsis

Studs Terkel discusses gang life with Allan Evans and Henry Jordan, members of the Vice Lords, an urban street gang based in Chicago. Evans and Jordan were both born and grew up in Chicago. At the time of the interview they were in their early 20s and were students at Dartmouth College as part of "Foundation Years", a program that recruited some academically promising Chicago gang leaders and enrolled them as students. Topics include personal histories, life on the streets, urban gang violence, and social relations among gang members and between gangs, law enforcement officials, and the general public.