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2008 November – Laura Hershey: Writer, Poet, Activist, Consultant
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Posts from ‘November, 2008’

What the Obama Victory Means to Me

The election of Barack Obama has so many different meanings. Around the world, millions of people watched yesterday as Obama declared victory, and each one experienced her or his own particular mix of emotions. Some, of course, were reacting to the changes ahead with dismay, anger, even fear. But a large majority were clearly moved […]

Remembering Studs Terkel

Studs Terkel, who died last Friday at the age of 96, lived a rich, joyous life full of rabble-rousing and storytelling. He recorded hundreds of radio interviews and commentaries, and published several books of oral history and memoir. I especially appreciated Terkel’s contribution to the field of oral history, which he sometimes called “guerrilla journalism.” […]