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  • DesignEric Von Schmidt
  • IntervieweeJames Baldwin
  • InterviewerStuds Terkel
  • Liner NotesRobert Lewis Shayon
  • Photography ByRoy Hyrkin


Recorded At WFMT, Chicago´s Fine Arts Station


  • Matrix / Runout: NO8P-6396


  • Recorded At – WFMT Studio


James Baldwin Interview: Black Man in America. 1961 with Studs Terkel. Some people have noticed the audio is sped up. I'm not positive how that a 1960 Canadian television interview, broadcaster Nathan Cohen talks to author James Baldwin about race relations and the black experience in : James Arthur Baldwin August 2, 1924 December 1, 1987 was an American novelist, playwright, and activist. His essays, as collected in Notes of a Native Son 1955, explore intricacies of racial, sexual, and class distinctions in Western societies, most notably in mid-20th-century North America. Baldwin's novels and plays fictionalize fundamental personal questions and dilemmas amid complex social and psychological pressures thwarting the equitable integration of not only African Americans, but also gay and bisexual men, while depicting some internalized obstacles to such individuals' quests for acceptance. Louis Studs Terkel May 16, 1912 October 31, 2008 was an American author, historian, actor, and broadcaster. He received the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1985 for The Good War and is best remembered for his oral histories of common Americans, and for hosting a long-running radio show in Chicago. Terkel was born to Russian Jewish immigrants, Samuel Terkel, a tailor, and Anna Annie Finkel, a seamstress, in New York City. At the age of eight, he moved with his family to Chicago. Praise for James Baldwin: Jimmy Baldwin was the creator of contemporary American speech even before Americans could dig that. the interview conducted by studs terkel, in 1961 at the beginning of the civil rights movement, appeared after the publication of baldwin's book of essays, Nobody Knows My Name. American novelist James Baldwin talks with Studs Terkel on race in America, knowing yourself, and Baldwin: How to Cool It. Read the landmark 1968 Q&A on race in America. Aug 2, 2017. We've republished the interview in full-and his words are incredibly relevant today. ESQ: How can we get the black people to cool it JAMES BALDWIN: It is not for us to cool it. ESQ: But aren't you the ones who are getting hurt the most JAMES BALDWIN: No, we are only the ones who are dying fastest. If the American Negro, the American black man, is going to become a free person in this country, the people of this country have to give up something. If they don't give it up, it will be taken from them. You say that existing jobs are just make-work jobs. Black Man In America. Black American history, celebration, issues and solutions. James Baldwin was an American novelist, journalist, playwright, essayist, poet and activist whose writings explored themes of race, sexuality, and class. He abroad in his early twenties to distance himself from American prejudice and spent most of his life living away from the United States. Fleeing the racial oppression of America gave Baldwin the distance to examine his homeland - and his identity within it as a black, gay man raised in the impoverished neighborhoods of Harlem. Despite his distance, Baldwin and his work remained deeply American. The following quotations come from Studs Terkel's interview with James Baldwin: No matter who says what, in fact, Negroes and whites in this country are related to each other. Half of the black families in the South are related, you know, to the judges and the lawyers and the white families of the South. Interviewer Studs Terkel quotes Carl Sandburg: Slums always seek their revenge. There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. We have created-no other nation has-a black man who belongs, who is a part of the West. In distinction to Belgium or any other European power, we had our slaves on the mainland. Annotations by Wesley Morris, critic at large for The New York Times, and Reggie Ugwu, pop culture reporter for The New York Times. DEAN BAQUETFirst, welcome. Because in America, it is what it is. And there's a solution for us: If we had a power base together, it would be a much different conversation than me having a conversation by myself and trying to change America by myself. If I come with 40 million people, there's a different conversation, right It's just how it works. Cause basically, I was saying, you know, Michael Jordan, LeBron James, is a great basketball player. He trains in the off-season

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