Storyteller Studs Terkel regales delegates to APA convention

Ashcroft born 200 years late, would have made great prosecutor for Salem Witch Trials Chicago–The spring in Studs Terkel’s 90-year-old legs nearly matched the twinkle in his eyes as he regaled delegates to the American Psychological Association’s 110th annual convention here. Speaking at the opening session and later at a question and answer session, the […]

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