Tag Archives: Richard J. Daley

CN March 15 2018

  Remember when Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley was quoted, exclaiming at a closed session of the Cook County Democratic Central Committee, “If a man can’t put his arms around his son, then what kind of world are we living in? I … Continue reading

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CN Jan 28, 2016

As we post this show we’re hearing that the CTU and CPS may have come to some sort of tentative agreement that could, among other things, avert a teachers’ strike. On today’s show we talked with CPS finance expert Rod … Continue reading

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CN Jan 21, 2015

Such a wonderful conversation today with Ethan Michaeli about his remarkable, sweeping history of the Chicago Defender (and of Chicago itself). It’s called, appropriately, The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper  Changed America. It’s an hour long, without interruption, and there … Continue reading

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