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(broadcasting on the “baby-doo” radio station WGN-AM 720)

Mike Stephen takes another look at unions and their influence on IL politics, previews Story Week Festival of Writers, and gets the lowdown on Chicago musician Baby Doo Caston.

 

Frank Manzo–  Policy Director, Illinois Economic Policy Institute

We heard a lot of listener feedback on the topic of influence of unions on IL politics.  This week we get another perspective on this issue.

 

 

 

Eric May– Author and artistic director of Story Week Festival of Writers

Columbia College presents this annual festival that celebrates the written word and the art of storytelling.  We get a preview of this event that runs from March 15-21.

 Eric May discusses the upcoming Story Week Festival of Writers with Mike Stephen

 

 

The Secret History of Chicago Music–

Local music historian and artist Plastic Crimewave (aka: Steve Krakow) profiles 20th century Blues musician Baby Doo Caston in this week’s Chicago Reader.  He gives us the lowdown on his musical contribution to Chicago.

 

 

 

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