Eight Forty-Eight


Broadcast from the Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson Foundation Talk Studio, supporting arts and communications outreach

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Wednesday night was WBEZ's First 100 community forum.

Aug. 26, 2011

Eight Forty-Eight's Alison Cuddy spoke with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other city officials as part of a community forum to discuss and assess the progress of the new administration during its first 100 days in office. The discussion, recorded Wednesday night at the Chicago History Museum, was the culmination of WBEZ's months-long series, The First 100. After an intimate conversation with Mayor Emanuel, the conversation  continued with a panel including Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy, Chicago Transit Authority President Forrest Claypool, City of Chicago comptroller Amer Ahmad and Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Commissioner Michelle Boone. The panel also took questions from the audience.