Presenting at the Picasso unveiling: dedication ceremony and comments 30th anniversary.
Humanitarian and author Sally Trench discusses her book “Bury Me in My Boots,” her work with the homeless communities in England, her journeys, and her belief in self-help with Studs Terkel. Both Trench and Terkel read an excerpt from Trench’s book “Bury Me in My Boots.”
Humanitarian and author Sally Trench discusses her book “Bury Me in My Boots,” her work with the homeless communities in England, her journeys, and her belief in self-help with Studs Terkel. Terkel reads an excerpt from Trench’s book “Bury Me in My Boots.”
Author Ross Miller discusses his latest work, which centers around Chicago and the aftermath of the Great Chicago Fire and its effects on rebuilding the metropolis and the advantages of gaining a new take on architecture and society.
What started out as a 5-piece article on health care became Laurie Abraham's book, "Mama Might Be Better Off Dead: The Failure of Health Care in Urban America". Through her stories, Abraham points out the many hardships and catch-22 scenarios of some poor families. One woman, after caring for her mother all day, Julie, wanted to work part time in the evenings. However, she soon learned that she'd be making too much money and she'd no longer be eligible for Medicaid for herself and her children.
Discussing the book "The Chicagoization of America, 1893-1917" (published by Chicago Historical Bookworks) with Chicago author Kenan Heise.
The people living at the Martinique feel as though they are a toxic waste substance being compressed in the density living quarters, explains Jonathan Kozol. Rachel of Kozol's book, "Rachel and Her Children: Homeless Families in America" said people don't want to see them. Refering to the song, "We are the World, " Rachel also asks how come people care so much for people they can't see? "We are the world, " says Rachel. "We live here, too".
Discussing the debate over the site of the new Chicago Public Library with poet Jim Fuerst and Terry Brunner, Executive Director of the Better Government Association.
Discussing the book "Kup: A Man, An Era, A City: Irv Kupcinet's Autobiography" with the author, Chicago newspaper columnist, and radio and television broadcaster, Irv Kupcinet.
Author of Mother Knows Best
Discussing the Chicago Area Writing Project with authors and educators Hank De Zutter, Betty Jane Wagner and Barbara Kotto.