Dick Simpson, Don Rose, and Constance A. Mixon discuss Twenty-First Century Chicago. This new book investigates the social, economic, political, and governmental conditions of Chicago in this century. The anthology includes speeches by politicians, newspaper stories, editorials by journalists, memoirs and biographies, and little-known research reports advocating change. Covering metropolitan Chicago as a whole, this volume underscores the city's efforts in recent years to establish itself as a global metropolitan region and highlights the most pressing issues Chicago faces in these challenging times.
Published by Cognella, the book was edited by Simpson, a former Chicago alderman and head of the political science department at University of Illinois at Chicago, and Mixon, an associate professor of political science and director of the Urban Studies Program at Elmhurst College. Rose, an independent political consultant, is one of the contributors to the book. For more information on the book, visit https://titles.cognella.com/twenty-first-century-chicago.html.
Recorded Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at the Cliff Dwellers Club.