Terkel Stads( Writer)
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Biography Terkel Stads
Studs Terkel's was born on 16 th May 1912 in New York - in a Jewish family. He spent his childhood in Chicago, where he moved with his family at the age of eight. I Stals had two brothers - and Ben Meyer.
. Despite the fact that Terkel graduated from one of the most prestigious universities in Chicago (Law School), on completion of their studies Stads began working at the radio station, and - in one theater company
. His work on the radio was worthy of attention. Initially it was a small part in radio programs, after - the creation of their own projects.
. In the late forties and early fifties, Studs Terkel's (Studs Terkel) began to take an active part in television programs.
. In 1956 to the year of his debut, he created a book - 'The Giants of Jazz'
. In a short time a collection was known. After - was published for some number of books, most of which was devoted to American history.
. Studs Terkel's (Studs Terkel) has become particularly popular in the 1985th year, when the work has created 'The right war', which explored the perceptions of citizens of the U.S. Second World War and the Vietnam War
. The book brought the author the Pulitzer Prize.
In the 1997th year Stads was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters (The American Academy of Arts and Letters). Two years later, Terkel has been awarded a prestigious award George Polk Career Award.
. In the 2004th year, Studs Terkel's (Studs Terkel) has received another award - Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award, and was made an honorary doctor of College Colby College.
. Active creative activity Stadsa was not only effective, but also in some ways harmful to the health of the writer
. In the 2005th year, he underwent heart surgery and became one of the overage cardiology clinic patients.
After - Studs Terkel's (Studs Terkel) again began to productive work, and again won another award. In 2006 to the year of it was given Lifetime Achievement Award.
In the 2007th year Stads last spoke publicly. The last interview Terkel gave up BBC Hardtalk - fourth of February of the year 2008.
31 October of the year 2008 Studs Terkel's (Studs Terkel) died. He was 96 years.