WFMT/Chicago Receives National Endowment For The Humanities Grant For Studs Terkel Archive
December 15, 2016 at 5:07 AM (PT)
WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS Classical WFMT/CHICAGO has received a $400,000 grant from the NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES for the online archive of the late, legendary STUDS TERKEL's radio show.
TERKEL's show ran on WFMT from 1952 to 1997 and produced 5,600 programs, which will be made available at studsterkel.org; the grant will also help fund educational programs related to the archive as well as a podcast to be produced from the tapes.
The station airs "best of" editions of TERKEL's show on FRIDAY nights at 11p (CT).