Need a gratitude upgrade? Listen to these interviews

Today’s economic turmoil and uncertainty is worrying lots of people, including me.  For a little perspective, it was good to see this link (here) pointing to recordings of Studs Terkel’s — what a great name, BTW — interviews for his book on the US Great Depression, Hard Times

FYI, I’m don’t buy Terkel’s ideological bent, which does inform his choice of interviewees.  That said, there’s no denying the power of the interviews themselves.

BTW, my favorite is this discussion w/ Frank Czerwonka, a garbageman and hobo, speaking on the code in place for approaching homes that gave handouts.

Finally, these are only available in Real Audio format, sorry.

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