Category Archives: Chicago Newsroom past shows

CN December 13 2018

They didn’t really succeed at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. But a few years after they dropped out, two old friends re-connected. Both had ben successful in business and both still had a burning attraction to the … Continue reading

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CN December 6 2018

A thriving suburb advertises itself as “close enough to the city for industry — far enough away for good clean suburban living.” And it was close, too -right next door to Chicago across from Riverdale on the far south side. But … Continue reading

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CN November 29 2018

Our guest this week is Mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot. What follows are some selected quotes from our wide-ranging hour-long conversation. You can watch the entire show by tapping the image above. On getting onto the ballot:  I feel very confident … Continue reading

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CN November 15 2018 Madison Hodges

  (this segment begins at 37:20 0n the video above.) The BGA’s Madison Hodges recently revealed some goofiness in the City’s Blue Cart program that’s so crazy it’s almost difficult to describe in a serious news story. “So we are … Continue reading

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CN November 8 2018

  The  great Bruce Dumont hosts this week’s conversation with political consultant/activist Delmarie Cobb and journalist/activist Ray Hanania. It’s a deep dive into the meaning of Tuesday’s national and state elections. They discuss the size of the vote, the long-term … Continue reading

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CN October 25 2018

  It would be difficult to overstate the significance of Jamie Kalven’s role in Chicago’s journalism world. A founder of the Invisible Institute and now a regular fixture at the Intercept, Kalven has been amplifying Chicago’s unheard voices for decades. … Continue reading

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CNOctober 17 2018

It’s a conversation about science, including recycling and municipal support for science education this week, as  Kitty Kurth steps in to host. Howard Learner, head of the Environmental Law and Policy Center, says the Chicago Climate Charter holds promise for … Continue reading

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CN October 11 2018

  The City, USA Today’s new multi-part podcast about graft, corruption, environmental racism and general municipal incompetence at the dawn of Richard M. Daley’s administration, is now in its fifth episode, with more on the way. Robin Amer is host, … Continue reading

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CN October 4 2018

We’re joined this week by two political activist/ consultants with decades of experience in Chicago politics, to try to make sense of the mayor’s race and the Van Dyke trial. And while we’re at it, to kick around the Kavanaugh … Continue reading

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CN September 27 2018

  A high-power panel around the Chicago Newsroom table this week to kick around Brett Kavanaugh; Jason Van Dyke; the upcoming elections, both mayoral and gubernatorial; and an expert look forward at the type of government Chicago may have in … Continue reading

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