Today is the 100th anniversary of the birth of journalist Studs Terkel…
Renowned for his oral history work, Terkel won a Pulitzer prize for non-fiction in 1985.
Here are excerpts from two of his best known books:
Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do.
Paperback: The New Press, 1997
Originally published 1974.
Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression.
Paperback: The New Press, 2000.
Originally published 1970.