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Raw Story
Here is what anti-Trump activists can learn from Chicago ’68and radical revolutionaries alike – came to Chicago, they were met with violenc
Here is what anti-Trump activists can learn from Chicago ’68
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
and radical revolutionaries alike – came to Chicago, they were met with violence. Chicago’s police, directed by Mayor Richard J. Daley, laid into them with nightsticks, fists, mace and tear gas. Reporters and television crews were not... Read more
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Salon.com
Activism shouldn’t be violent: What anti-Trump activists can learn from Chicago ‘68and radical revolutionaries alike — came to Chicago, they were met with violenc
Activism shouldn’t be violent: What anti-Trump activists can learn from Chicago ‘68
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
and radical revolutionaries alike — came to Chicago, they were met with violence. Chicago’s police, directed by Mayor Richard J. Daley, fought them with nightsticks, fists, mace and tear gas. Reporters and television crews were not spared. In... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
How 2016's tumultuous political climate mirrors the dramatic...convention since 1960, notes that 1968 marked the end of the reign of iron-fist
How 2016's tumultuous political climate mirrors the dramatic...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
convention since 1960, notes that 1968 marked the end of the reign of iron-fisted Democratic Party bosses such as Richard J. Daley, Chicago's mayor at the time. Daley sought to make the 1968 DNC a showcase for his city, by any means... Read more
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Variety
How 2016’s Tumultuous Political Climate Mirrors the Dramatic Scene of 1968convention since 1960, notes that 1968 marked the end of the reign of iron-fist
How 2016’s Tumultuous Political Climate Mirrors the Dramatic Scene of 1968
Variety / Posted 3 days ago
convention since 1960, notes that 1968 marked the end of the reign of iron-fisted Democratic Party bosses such as Richard J. Daley, Chicago’s mayor at the time. Daley sought to make the 1968 DNC a showcase for his city, by any means... Read more
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Irish Central
Man responsible for St. Patrick's Day tradition of green Chicago River diesPatrick’s Day Parade. “Daley wanted something spectacular” for the holiday, sa
Man responsible for St. Patrick's Day tradition of green Chicago River dies
Irish Central / Posted 5 days ago
Patrick’s Day Parade. “Daley wanted something spectacular” for the holiday, said Butler’s wife Marlene, referring to Mayor Richard J. Daley. She said their “light-bulb moment” was when someone noticed a plumber splashed with green stains from a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Delay in Thompson Center battle could save it from becoming teardownthe center would match the architectural quality of its majestic neighbors, the
Delay in Thompson Center battle could save it from becoming teardown
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
the center would match the architectural quality of its majestic neighbors, the Beaux-Arts City Hall and the modernist Richard J. Daley Center. The current delay helps. With no death sentence hanging over the Thompson Center, there's at least... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Convention Drama is Hardly Unconventional Part of U.S. HistoryDemocrats divided over slavery, the 1968 Democratic National Convention was con
Convention Drama is Hardly Unconventional Part of U.S. History
Boise Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
Democrats divided over slavery, the 1968 Democratic National Convention was contested, but not over party politics. Mayor Richard J. Daley sent police officers and the National Guard to suppress convention protestors who advocated for racial... Read more
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The Washington Times
(Wo)man your flank against ‘Day of Rage’ANALYSIS/OPINION: Bill Maher usually cracks me up. This week, though, when the
(Wo)man your flank against ‘Day of Rage’
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
ANALYSIS/OPINION: Bill Maher usually cracks me up. This week, though, when the host of “Real Time” told the host of “Hardball” that, without police, America “would look like that movie ‘The Purge,’” my brows furrowed for so long I thought perhaps... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Man, praised for turning life around, shot and killed in ChicagoCHICAGO -- A man who once spoke alongside Mayor Emanuel and Magic Johnson is am
Man, praised for turning life around, shot and killed in Chicago
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 9 days ago
CHICAGO -- A man who once spoke alongside Mayor Emanuel and Magic Johnson is among the latest victims of Chicago’s gun violence epidemic. 21-year-old Glennell Fairley was playing basketball with a 15-year-old friend at Ogden Park when shots rang out... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
50 years ago: MLK Jr.'s speech at Soldier Field, march to City Hall with demands for Daleyan impassioned speech at Soldier Field on July 10, 1966, he was already taking
50 years ago: MLK Jr.'s speech at Soldier Field, march to City Hall with demands for Daley
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
an impassioned speech at Soldier Field on July 10, 1966, he was already taking on politicians in Chicago, including Mayor Richard J. Daley, seeking "open housing" for African-Americans in the city. The Chicago open housing movement, also known as... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
University of Illinois at Navy Pier opened in 1946 to serve WWII veteransOthers argued for a Chicago location, accessible by public transportation and o
University of Illinois at Navy Pier opened in 1946 to serve WWII veterans
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
Others argued for a Chicago location, accessible by public transportation and offering job possibilities. Finally Mayor Richard J. Daley decreed it would be in the heart of the city, where several expressways would meet — hence its name, Chicago... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Abner Mikva given nation's highest civilian honorhis legacy," Mikva said. He chuckled at a miscue Monday, when his name card re
Abner Mikva given nation's highest civilian honor
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
his legacy," Mikva said. He chuckled at a miscue Monday, when his name card read, "Mivka," the same name the late Mayor Richard J. Daley had for him. "My medal is spelled right — that's all I care about," he said. He remembered that Obama was... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Chicagoan Abner Mikva — lawmaker, judge, presidential adviser — dies at 901966 in a primary race against a machine-backed incumbent, Barratt O'Hara. It w
Chicagoan Abner Mikva — lawmaker, judge, presidential adviser — dies at 90
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
1966 in a primary race against a machine-backed incumbent, Barratt O'Hara. It was one of many clashes Mikva had with Mayor Richard J. Daley, the city's six-term mayor. Two years later Mikva won a rematch in the district, which took in the South... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Abner Mikva became somebody, and nobody will forget whycompeting narratives of origination and popularization variously involving Al C
Abner Mikva became somebody, and nobody will forget why
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
competing narratives of origination and popularization variously involving Al Capone, Mayor "Big Bill" Thompson and Mayor Richard J. Daley and assorted functionaries of Tammany Hall. That all-purpose phrase not only became the title of a play (by... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
10 things you might not know about Chicago newspapersChicago Mayor Richard J. Daley once declared, "A newspaper is the lowest thing
10 things you might not know about Chicago newspapers
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley once declared, "A newspaper is the lowest thing there is." But this city's newspapers have seen plenty of high points too. As Tribune Publishing is renamed Tronc and the entire industry seems to be fighting for its... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
One suburban manufacturer's answer to shortage of skilled workersequipment. City Colleges of Chicago plans to build a 105,000-square-foot, $75 m
One suburban manufacturer's answer to shortage of skilled workers
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 28 days ago
equipment. City Colleges of Chicago plans to build a 105,000-square-foot, $75 million advanced manufacturing center at Richard J. Daley College on the Southwest Side. Industrial companies welcome such efforts, but they won't help them find... Read more

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