Friday, October 31, 2008

Studs, 1912-2008


Studs Terkel dies

The author-radio host-actor-activist and Chicago symbol has died. "My epitaph? My epitaph will be 'Curiosity did not kill this cat,'" he once said.

Studs was an important writer, one who loved the real people, the people we fight for in the Democratic Party. When I heard that he had died, along with a great sadness, my first thought was, "I hope he cast an absentee ballot."


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