Happy birthday, Studs!
6-Sep-12 (Below) A 100th birthday cake in honor of author/actor/broadcaster Louis Studs Terkel (1912-2008), remembered Wednesday evening at the Museum of Broadcast Communications on North State Street.
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About 100 people attended the celebration, hosted by Chicago Tribune columnist Rick Kogan and filmmaker Tom Weinberg. They presented three episodes of Studs Place, an unscripted television drama that aired live from Chicago from 1949 to 1951. In 2009, Terkel was inducted into the broadcast museums Radio Hall of Fame.
Similar events will be held on the first Wednesday of each month, according to museum president Bruce DuMont.
DuMont told the audience that all 20,000 archived radio and television shows have been moved from the museums previous location in the Chicago Cultural Center and every day, a selection from the archives will be shown on the museums second floor.
By Steven Dahlman | Loop North News | Published 6-Sep-12 12:33 AM