Have the Blues About Modern Humanity? Studs Terkel Encourages You to Find Connection in the Human Voice.
We’ve shared some amazing stories and reflections from StoryCorps over the years, but this might just be the most important. In an increasingly technological world, there’s an obvious and continuing disconnect. We just don’t talk to and with people anymore. Everything is a Facebook status, an e-mail, a quick text message – and announcements on buses, planes, trains, or in grocery stores suddenly are those annoying robots. “Press 1” to hear the next step. Studs Terkel was a historian and oral presenter, celebrating storytelling and the connection of the human voice. Is there a greater joy than a baby’s laugh? You tell us after watching the video below.