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  • Mayor Daley proclaims “Wild Chicago Day”- 1996

    Mayor Daley proclaims “Wild Chicago Day”- 1996

    On the occasion of our 100th episode, we decided to see if we could persuade the Mayor’s Office to issue a proclamation recognizing WILD CHICAGO DAY. It was surprisingly easy. We handed off the document to Field Producer Mike McAlpin one afternoon to see who he might convince to read our official city proclamation on-camera. Playing along were: Kup, Richard Roeper, Stella Foster, Cook County Clerk David Orr, Ald. Burt Natarus, Ald, Bernie Stone and Ald. Dorothy Tillman.

  • On the Brink of Victory – [ONE interview]

    On the Brink of Victory – [ONE interview]

    This tape describes the successful tactics employed by the Organization of the Northeast (ONE) and a Land Use Action group fighting for down-zoning laws in the Uptown/Edgewater neighborhoods of Chicago. It is followed by raw footage of an interview with Mary Gerharty and other representatives from ONE. Continue reading