Eight Forty-Eight

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Richard McGowan, author of Dividing the Spoils: States and the Gambling Industry', discusses economic impact of casinos.

Jun. 13, 2011

As the Illinois state legislature looks to expand casinos throughout the state, Eight Forty-Eight examines the economic impact casinos have on communities. Then 3rd Ward Alderman Pat Dowell talks about how school closings and openings have impacted her Ward. And Naomi Beckwith discusses her new role as curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago