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Mike Royko discusses his book "Up Against It" which is a collection of early columns from the Chicago Daily News. The topic in his columns varies from machine politicians and gangsters to professional athletes, from well-heeled Chicagoans to down-and-out hoodlums.
In part two of the six part series Joy Street, Studs focuses on the life of one particular young man. Eighteen year old Jimmy shares with Studs his daily routine, his triumphs and tragedies, and what he would hope to accomplish during his life, if he ever gets that chance.
Discussing hunger in Chicago and interviewing Jean Komaiko and Dr. Quentin Young.
Discussing the book, "Forever Open, Clear and Free: The Struggle for Chicago's Lakefront," and interviewing the author Lois Wille.
Terkel comments and presents a musical performance by Marian McPartland
Discussing Chicago architect Daniel Burnham with Tom Hines, Bill Hasbrouck and Harry Weese.
Discussing Chicago neighborhoods with Alderman Dick Simpson, Ron Shaffman, Mary Lou Daniel and Fabian Padilla.