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 these 1971 interviews, Terkel talks with children of people who went through the Great Depression about their experience with their parents' frugality, fear, and economic striving. This montage of interviews offers an opportunity to think critically about poverty, wealth, need, and the way that economic hardship shapes people's lives and is passed down from generation to generation.
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