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Pounding a Nail

Studs Terkel

‘It wasn't his first radio interview—he'd done a few in New York the previous year—but certainly among his earliest.’

Studs Terkel

Studs Terkel (1912-2008) is the author of ‘Pounding a Nail’, which appeared in Granta 90, taken from And They All Sang: Adventures of an Eclectic Disc Jockey, (Granta Books, 2006). He received the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1985 for The Good War, and is best remembered for his oral histories of common Americans, and for hosting a long-running radio show in Chicago.

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