Mar. 02, 2011
Chicago Sun-Times’ Frank Main tells Eight Forty-Eight what the resignation of Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis means for the future of the Chicago Police Department. Then, host Alison Cuddy talks to Jim Grossman, one of the editors of the Encyclopedia of Chicago, about how the expansive volume evolved. And as NFL players and owners battle it out in mediation before their collective bargaining agreement expires Thursday night, a point of contention pivots on extending health insurance after the game is over for pros; Eight Forty-Eight looks at the need for coverage and how some Chicago players have been affected by the NFL’s hardest long-term hits.