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Bughouse Square with Eve Ewing

13 EpisodesProduced by Studs Terkel Radio Archive & WFMT Radio NetworkWebsite

History comes alive as we revisit important moments in American culture with interviews from the archives of the inimitable 20th-century broadcaster and oral historian Studs Terkel. Host Eve Ewing guides us through the Studs Terkel Radio Archive and pairs each piece of archival audio with an intervi… read more

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Ep. 2: Shel Silverstein & Adam Mansbach

Ep. 2: Shel Silverstein & Adam Mansbach

The Rundown:

  • Eve teaches us how to properly pronounce the last name of our favorite childhood poet.

  • Shel Silverstein talks to Studs the history of violence and peril in fairy tales and his own artistic legacy.

  • Adam Mansbach breaks down the culture of preciousness around parenting and reads a section of his hilarious picture book, Go the F*** to Sleep.

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About Us:

  • WFMT is Chicago’s classical and fine arts radio station, with a long tradition of award-winning broadcasting since 1951. Through the WFMT Radio Network, the station offers programming to over 650 outlets in the U.S. and around the world

  • Studs Terkel Radio Archive, an audio archive managed by THE WFMT Radio Network, based at Studs’ long time radio home, in partnership with the Chicago History Museum, which houses the archive.

  • Multitude is a production collective of independent audio professionals based in New York City. Their mission is to make, elevate, and market great shows.

Credits:

Our producer is Katie Klocksin and our composer is Ayanna Woods. Thank you to Project Manager Heather McDougall, Archivist Allison Schein Holmes, Production and Distribution Manager Stacy Gerard, Multitude Productions, and Erin Glasco, Maria Cooper and Mark Baletto on our transcription team. Archival audio was digitized by the Library of Congress, Division of Recorded Sound.


Bughouse Square with Eve Ewing is made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities - Exploring the Human Endeavor.

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