It did not take a ton of research but instead the lessons of his life informed Chicago historian Richard Lindberg’s latest book. Lindberg explored the Swedish-American experience in Chicago in his book Whiskey Breakfast: My Swedish Family, My American Life.
Abraham Lincoln’s Invisible Mustache of Machismo
Franklin Roosevelt’s Rocket-Powered Wheelchair
John Adam’s Tiny Ruffly Bit of Legacy-Lace
James A. Garfield’s Fury Beard
William McKinley’s Vest of Strength
Woodrow Wilson’s Pince-Nez of Prowess
France has long been a country with a reputation for some of the best food in the world. But in recent years, many critics have argued that French cuisine has lost its way.Today, there's a new generation of food-lovers hoping to reclaim France's place at the top table.
This last week was one for the books. If you aren't aware, I got a new job at WBEZ. I'm now in charge of talk shows. That means Eight Forty-Eight, Worldview and a new afternoon show with Steve Edwards.
How well did you find your way around the Chicago of 1947?The building with the clock tower is Grand Central Station. Built in 1890, for many years it was the Chicago terminus of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.