Studs at 100

Robert Feder writes:

A retrospective of film, video and documentary programming spanning the television career of Studs Terkel will be among highlights of a yearlong, citywide salute to the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, activist, historian and broadcast pioneer.

The Studs Terkel Centenary Committee, an ad hoc group of friends, neighbors, associates and admirers, announced a wide range of plans Tuesday to honor the legendary free spirit and creative genius, who would have turned 100 on May 16 of this year. Terkel died at 96 in October 2008.

Read the whole thing at TimeOut Chicago.