Studs Terkel is a radio broadcast personality and author who hosted the award-winning radio program, "The Studs Terkel Program" every weekday from 1952 to 1997. In this interview, Terkel talks with Claire Hellstern, a nurse who ran a health clinic near Chicago's inner-city public housing projects. Hellstern discusses her experience as a white nurse in a non-white neighborhood and the ways she negotiated her identity both at work and in the community. Terkel's interview with Claire Hellstern offers an opportunity to discuss how to handle "tough people" in our workplaces and communities and how to connect with people across difference.
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How do we connect with those who are different from us?How should we respond to people and communities in need?How does race affect our relations to others?What is the value of work for me? For my community?
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