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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Hope for the technologically impaired

Posted By on 11.25.08 at 06:38 PM

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"A delicious irony: this technological incompetent--he didn't drive a car, could barely operate his tape recorder, never used a computer--is gloriously preserved on the Internet."

Jamie Kalven's essay on Studs Terkel is a response to the NYT's dippy appraisal by Edward Rothstein, but it's also a fine study of Terkel's craft.

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