[Satirical portrait of Harold Washington removed from Art Institute]

A report on the uproar over a portrait of the late Mayor Harold Washington wearing women's underwear in a student art show at the Art Institute of Chicago.

00:00Copy video clip URL An alderman is enraged about a painting of Harold Washington, showing him in drag. He says it’s in bad taste to display this since Washington has just died. The picture was removed. Several aldermen then met with the president of the Art Institute. The debate began earlier in city council, saying it’s in poor taste and an insult to the late mayor’s family.

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