Studs Terkel
By: Mimi Lipson | Categories: HiLo Heroes

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STUDS TERKEL (1912–2008): shovel-ready and irony free. Fifty years from now, who will remind our grandchildren what a progressive looks like? And without another Federal Writer’s Project, who’ll collect oral histories from the survivors of our Depression?

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On his or her birthday, HiLobrow irregularly pays tribute to one of our high-, low-, no-, or hilobrow heroes. Also born this date: Yvonne Craig, Jonathan Richman, Chester Brown, Tori Spelling, Margret Rey.

READ MORE about members of the Partisan Generation (1904-13).

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Mimi Lipson writes and makes stained glass. Her chapbook Food & Beverage is available at all-seeingeye.blogspot.com.