Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Dec. 7: Studs Terkel Memorial

Sunday, December 7, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

A memorial celebration of the life and work of
Studs Terkel,
who died on October 31st at the age of 96,

The Great Hall of Cooper Union
7 East 7th St (3rd Ave)
(6 to Astor Place, N/R to 8st)

The event will be open to the public and free of charge.

Participants will include:

Jimmy Breslin (Pulitzer Prize-winning Newsday columnist and author)
Steve Earle and Allison Moorer (musicians);
Laura Flanders (host of GritTV and RadioNation and New York Times bestselling author)
Sydney Lewis (long-time friend and collaborator);
Walter Mosley (best-selling author)
Victor Navasky (publisher emeritus of The Nation and Director of the George Delacorte Center for Magazine Journalism at Columbia Journalism);
Andre Schiffrin (founding director of The New Press and Studs' editor and publisher);
Dan Terkell (son of the late Ida and Studs Terkel);
Katrina vanden Heuvel (editor and publisher of The Nation);
Gary Younge (columnist and feature writer for The Guardian);
Howard Zinn (historian, activist, and prize-winning author of A People's History of the United States)

Co-sponsored by The New Press, The Nation and The Indypendent.

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