Now that Barack Obama has been elected President of the United States, he will begin to do the work necessary to live up to promises made during the campaign. He now must be ready to address voters' deep concerns about the tumultuous market, job security, and home values.
Get the scoop from some of Chicago's most seasoned reporters, who will reveal what they know and what they want to know about the next President as he prepares to take office. Hear how media coverage of urban and metropolitan issues affected the election, and how reporters think the next President will work with Congress to develop federal strategies to support Chicagoland and growing regions. And learn how Metropolitan Planning Council and partner organizations can work with the media to keep the pressure on a new administration to deliver on top priorities.
Recorded Thursday, November 20, 2008 at Northern Trust.