(1912–2008), US writer, radio and television journalist, and historian; born Louis Terkel. He had his own television show 1950–53 and radio show 1953–98. Thought of as the voice of the common man, he wrote Division Street: America (1967), The Good War (1984), Coming of Age (1995), and My American Century (1997).
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Syllabification: Ter·kel, Studs
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