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Working With Studs

From: Atlantic Public Media
Series: The Transom Radio Specials
Length: 54:00

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Studs Terkel, America's greatest listener: A remembrance from those who worked with him.

200107 For many years, Transom editor, Sydney Lewis, worked side by side with Studs on his radio show and his books. For this remembrance, told in a seamless blend of doumentary and reminiscence, she brings together of crew of Stud's co-workers with their great stories along with wonderful previously-unheard tape of Studs himself. 

Note: Studs would have been 98 on May 16, 2010.  

Piece Description

For many years, Transom editor, Sydney Lewis, worked side by side with Studs on his radio show and his books. For this remembrance, told in a seamless blend of doumentary and reminiscence, she brings together of crew of Stud's co-workers with their great stories along with wonderful previously-unheard tape of Studs himself. 

Note: Studs would have been 98 on May 16, 2010.  

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Must Listen!

This is an absolutely wonderful, riveting piece and such a perfect tribute to the life and work of Studs Terkel. It's full of great stories, vivid details, beautiful music. You will get not only a unique look at the life and work of Terkel, but like with his work, a kind of sketch of the 20th century. This is a great piece to play for your listeners, or download and listen yourself. Give yourself the gift of an hour to listen to this program!

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Brilliant

God you guys out on the cape are always making great radio. Thanks for this wonderful piece.

Timing and Cues

Timings are as they occur with a 5-minute news hole after the billboard.

Billboard: 00:00 - 00:59
In cue: [MUSIC] "I'm Jay Allison and this is Working with Studs.."
Out cue: "... right after this."

INSERT NEWS HOLE: 1:00 - 5:59

Segment 1: 6:00 - 23:32
In cue: [MUSIC :12] "I'm Jay Allison and one of the things we do....."
Out cue: "...Studs Terkel's oral history work"

Break 1: 23:32- 24:31

Segment 2: 24:32 - 42:00
In cue: "Welcome back..."
Out cue: "....from those who worked with Studs Terkel"

Break 2: 42:01 - 43:00

Segment 3: 43:01 - 59:00
In cue: "Welcome back to Working with Studs..."
Out cue: "...thanks for listening" [MUSIC ENDS]

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Floratone Floratone Floratone. The Blue Note Label 2007 :00
West End Blues Louis Armstrong Golden Voices (Remastered). X5 Music Group 2009 :00
I Will Move On Up A Little Higher Mahalia Jackson The World's Greatest Gospel Singer. Columbia 1954 :00

Additional Credits

Producer/Host: Sydney Lewis, Editors: Jay Allison and Viki Merrick of Atlantic Public Media/Transom.org. Support from the National Endowment for the Arts and The Ford Foundation.

Thanks to WCAI, the Cape and Islands NPR Station.

Related Website

www.transom.org