MGH & Studs Terkel: Episode 3: "Les-Lee"

MGH & Studs Terkel: Episode 3: "Les-Lee"

MGH & Studs Terkel: Episode 3: "Les-Lee"

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive - October 29, 2020 - 19:15

Canadian female impersonator John Falk Tomkinson appeared around the globe under the stage name Les-Lee for over three decades. In 1967 Studs Terkel interviewed the performer to talk about his art and upbringing, and his experiences of being “different.” Visit our episode webpage for background information, archival photos, and other resources.

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