Thursday, November 13, 2008

Stories from the Great Depression

Studs Terkel interviews people who lived through the Great Depression.

One guy says, "Kids these days couldn't deal with something like that. I wasn't afraid to die at sixteen. These days, sixteen-year olds aren't afraid to kill..."

1 comment:

Anelise said...

"isn't afraid to die"--when i heard him give a talk at berkeley he said that while being mugged he attempted to interview his assailant then got clocked in the head.